Category:Films scored by Lee Holdridge
Film scores by Lee Holdridge.
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Film scores by Lee Holdridge.
The following 72 pages are in this category, out of 72 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. 10.5 (miniseries) – 10.5 is a 2004 disaster film directed by John Lafia which aired as a television miniseries in the United States on May 2,2004 and May 3,2004. The plot focuses on a series of earthquakes along the United States west coast. 10.5 was widely ridiculed by both reviewers and geologists, nevertheless, it received respectable Nielsen ratings, the first part of the miniseries aired on May 2,2004 and the second one aired on May 3. A sequel,10.5, Apocalypse was aired on May 21,2006, the film begins in the Seattle, Washington area with increasingly severe earthquake activity. A quake of magnitude 7.9 is measured at the Earthquake centre, U. S. President Paul Hollister and FEMA Director Roy Nolan are informed about the situation. A magnitude 8.4 earthquake opens a crack which engulfs an entire train east of Redding, as a result, Governor Carla Williams, who has just seen her daughter and ex-husband off on a camping trip, agrees to help the Governor of Washington. Amanda Williams and her father Clark Williams arrive at a town named Browning and they discover a car with a dead family inside, and are nearly trapped in quicksand. Roy Nolan constructs a task force of the best geologists and seismologists, including Dr. Fisher, Dr. Hill mentions her Hidden Fault theory, and is eventually given permission to prove it. She and Dr. Fisher visit a lake, where they see some animals that died from carbon monoxide poisoning, back at the Task Force Center, Dr. Hill predicts that the next quake will be near San Francisco, California. It is deemed too risky to evacuate the entirety of San Francisco, after that Dr. Hill predicts the next quake will happen at the San Andreas fault, which would wipe out the West Coast in its present shape killing 50 million people on the way. Dr. Hill hypothesizes that they could weld the fault shut by letting it experience immense heat, the President after some deliberation follows Nolans advice to execute Dr. Hill´s plan and allows the placement of the nuclear warheads. Additionally he gives the order to evacuate the entire West Coast in case it fails, five of the six nuclear bombs have been successfully installed, but during the installation of the sixth an earthquake occurs, and a warhead is lost. Nolan tries to set it manually, but is pinned by the warhead, the Williams find a truck carrying survivors, and they are transported to Tent City, which has been set up for the refugees. In a wounded San Francisco, Carla Williams and her assistant Rachel are trapped under a wall, Carla survives, but Rachel is killed. Deciding that nothing can be done about the lost sixth warhead, Dr. Hill decides to continue with the fault welding plan, the sixth is activated by Nolan who manages to reach the control panel just in time, but is himself incinerated. It seems to work, until Dr. Hill, concerned about southern California, observes a river flowing backwards, the last warhead was not deep enough when it exploded and Southern California is still in danger. Shortly after, an earthquake occurs. Eventually the crack reaches Tent City and peaks at 10.5, when the earthquake stops, the survivors see that the southwestern coast of California has been cut away, forming a new island
2. 14 Going on 30 – 14 Going on 30 is a 1988 made-for-television film broadcast by American Broadcasting Company and Buena Vista Television, and later distributed by Walt Disney Home Video. It stars Steven Eckholdt as Danny, a boy who is infatuated with his teacher Peggy Noble. Danny uses a growth accelerator to make himself appear older than his age in an attempt to seduce her. A similar age swap and nearly identical title appears in the 2004 film 13 Going on 30, the TV film was directed by Paul Schneider. 14-year-old Danny ONeil is madly in love with his teacher, Miss Peggy Noble, one day, he oversees his geeky friend Lloyd Duffy, who happens to live next door with his uncle Herb and aunt May, growing fruits with an experimental growth accelerator. Danny becomes enthusiastic of turning himself into a man with the same machine, in order to break up Miss Nobles engagement. Lloyd is reluctant to help him out, aware of everything that could go wrong and he saw that the timing was perfect, considering that his parents will leave the house for a week. Unaware of the consequences, he turns into a 30-year-old man, the next day, Lloyd immediately starts working on a machine with the opposite effect so Danny will be able to return to his 14-year-old body soon. During this process, Danny visits the school to pursue Miss Noble. When he arrives, he is mistaken as the schools newest principal and he not only impresses his assistant Louisa Horton with the introduction of his new rules - which include having as much fun as possible - but also Peggy, who admires his youthful approach of life. Much to the dismay of Kelton, she agrees to go on a date with Harold, even though Kelton follows their every step, Peggy has a splendid evening with the new principal, and they almost kiss at the end of the night. During a school dance, Harold convinces Peggy that Kelton is not right for her, immediately after, Harold and Peggy become a couple. Kelton, refusing to accept this, tries to find out more on Forndexter and he immediately warns the police, who arrive quickly to arrest him. While Harold tries to escape, Lloyd informs him that his machine is complete, after getting rid of the cops, Harold tells Peggy that he has to leave town for good and then becomes 14 again. Peggy witnesses this transformation, and realizes that Harold was actually Danny, because she has fallen in love with him, she uses the same machine to turn herself into a 14-year-old, which enables her to be with Danny. Meanwhile, Lloyd turns himself into an apparently middle-aged professor, Mr. Lloyd, steve Eckholdt as Danny ONeil at age 30, a. k. a. Loomis Rick Rossovich as Roy Jackjaw Kelton Sal Viscuso as Mr.14 Going on 30 at the Internet Movie Database
3. The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996 film) – Mister Geppetto is an earnest woodcutter. Years ago, he carved the image of his heart into a tree for his secret love Leona. A few years later, Geppetto finds the tree again. But it splits in half and rolls down the bank, landing at his feet, Geppetto is intrigued upon his discovery and takes the log home. He discovers that the pine log refuses to be burned, he decides to carve the new puppet with his heart on it. His puppet named Pinocchio is soon mysteriously come to life by a sentient force after his creation. Pinocchio approaches the woodcutter, initially alarming him, after a chase throughout the town, Geppetto finally finds Pinocchio and starts teaching him about how to behave. While wandering through town, Pinocchio becomes involved with two thieves Volpe and Felinet who attempt to flatter Pinocchio, Geppetto comes to the rescue by getting Pinocchio away from Volpe & Felinet and warns Pinocchio not to wander off with strangers. Volpe & Felinet go to the puppet master Lorenzini who owns a puppet theater. Felinet tells him about Pinocchio and Lorenzini appears interested, so he visits Geppetto that afternoon to barter for Pinocchio, Lorenzini is amazed to see how Pinocchio talks, However, Geppetto refuses to sell Pinocchio and instead sells some of his own puppets. During the meeting, however, Pinocchio accidentally falls out of the window and ends up following a group of children to the local school, but he gets into a scuffle with Lampwick and his friend Saleo who bully him and prompt him to assault them. When Pinocchio lies about it, his nose begins growing longer, the Professor punishes Pinocchio by forcing him to leave the school. Out of bitterness, Pinocchio causes a commotion in a bakery in which the bakers wife causes more damage than the puppet, Geppetto is held responsible for the puppets actions and is arrested. While Geppetto spends the night in a cell, Pinocchio returns home and meets the voice of truth in the form of a wise. He promises to help Pinocchio to become a boy, if he will start behaving properly. However, Pinocchio is tracked down by the police and arrested, the next day, Geppetto and Pinocchio stand before the judge as the bakers wife sways the court in her favor. The judge rules that unless Geppetto can pay for the damages, Lorenzini steps in and offers to pay off the debt, on the condition that Pinocchio be handed over to his custody. Geppetto strongly protests yet eventually gives in after being reminded of his financial state
4. American Pop – American Pop is a 1981 American adult animated musical drama film starring Ron Thompson and produced and directed by Ralph Bakshi. It was the animated feature film to be presented in Dolby sound. The film tells the story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century. The majority of the animation was completed through rotoscoping, a process in which live actors are filmed. However, the film uses a variety of other mixed media including water colors, computer graphics, live-action shots. In Imperial Russia during the late 1890s, a rabbis wife, shortly after their arrival in New York City, Zalmie is recruited by Louie, a performer at a burlesque house, to hand out chorus slips. As Zalmie grows into adolescence, he spends time with Louie backstage at burlesque shows. When Zalmies mother dies in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, he working with Louie full-time at a small theatre. Though Zalmie aspires to be a singer, he is beginning to enter puberty, when World War I strikes, Zalmie travels the globe performing for the troops as the bottom half of a pantomime horse and sustains a wound to his throat, which ends his singing career. After Zalmie impregnates her, he uses money from mob boss Nicky Palumbo to pay for their wedding, bella achieves modest success, but she is killed after opening a package containing a bomb intended for Zalmie. Their son, Benny, who is already an introverted child, Benny marries Palumbos daughter at Zalmies request and enlists to fight in World War II seeking redemption for his family, despite pleas from his father. Bennys wife and son, named Tony, now live in a suburban Long Island town, and they watch as Zalmie testifies against Palumbo on television, calling him a rat. A teenage Tony steals his stepfathers car and drives across the country for four weeks, ending up in Kansas, in California, Tony takes another job dishwashing, but soon grows tired of it and quits. A six-piece rock group invites him to write songs for them after hearing him playing harmonica under their doorstep, the band becomes successful but slowly starts to decompose because of the heroin addictions of female lead singer Frankie Heart and Tony himself. Tony becomes addicted to drugs after being hospitalized from falling off a stage while on acid at one of Frankies shows, Frankie and the bands drummer, Johnny Webb marry, but divorce after two weeks, and Frankie begins an affair with Tony. Tony moves back to New York City accompanied by Pete, where he becomes involved with drug dealing. Pete makes a small amount of playing the acoustic guitar. Tony gives Bennys harmonica to Pete, then takes Petes guitar to pawn it, the next morning, a man approaches Pete and gives him a small package of drugs to sell and tells Pete that Tony said goodbye to him
5. Atomic Train – Atomic Train is a 1999 disaster-thriller film about an accidental nuclear explosion destroying the city of Denver. It was originally broadcast as a film on NBC as a two-part miniseries. A waste disposal company has a Russian nuclear bomb to transport, and this train is also loaded with hazardous and flammable chemicals, including metallic sodium, which spontaneously ignites on contact with water. The train suffers a failure and becomes a runaway heading for Denver. John Seger, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator, boards the train, the final attempt works successfully, but is short-lived. The following rescue train, unaware of the freights slowing, speeds forward, the force disengages the brakes, this time for good, causing the train to speed up once again. Meanwhile, Denver residents are struggling to collect their families and then town, despite rioters, looters. Realizing that there is no way to stop it, John, the train derails and becomes a terrific wreck. Discovering the now highly unstable bomb on board, firefighters struggle to extinguish the fire at the crash site, after realizing that metallic sodium is on the train, the firefighters and NEST teams retreat to evaluate a strategy. In the meantime, all fire-fighting aircraft are grounded, the misinterpretation of a radio call to a water bombing helicopter leads it to dump its load of water onto the wreck. Water comes into contact with the sodium, which explodes. The blast causes severe damage throughout Denver and releases an electromagnetic pulse, no cars work, electricity is down and anything with a computer is shut down. After the blast, Denver lies in ruins, John then attempts to get his family out of Denver before nuclear fallout starts. After finding a car, John eventually reunites with his family at a FEMA refugee camp in Eminence. Most often quoted is that the train is said to become a runaway when it is still 300 miles west of Denver with a continuous decline ahead. Since this would place it on the side of the Continental Divide, it should be going generally uphill for most of the first 250 miles. Furthermore, for safety reasons all trains are fitted with Westinghouse air brakes. In the event of a failure, such as an air leak like that occurs in the movie
6. The Beastmaster – The Beastmaster is a 1982 sword and sorcery film directed by Don Coscarelli and starring Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, John Amos and Rip Torn. The film is about a child who is stolen from his mothers womb by a witch, the child grows into Dar, who has the ability to communicate telepathically with animals. Dar grows up in a village where he learns to do battle, but the village is destroyed by a race of beast-like warriors under the control of the sorcerer Maax. Dar vows revenge and travels with new friends to stop Maax from causing any more problems, the Beastmaster was not a great box office success in the United States but later received extensive television exposure on cable in the United States on channels TBS and HBO. The film had two sequels and a television series that chronicled the further adventures of Dar. In the kingdom of Aruk, the high priest Maax is given a prophecy by his witches that he would die facing the son of King Zed. Learning of Maaxs scheme to murder his child as an offering to the kingdoms god Ar, Zed exiled Maax. However, Maax sent one of his witches to transfer the child from the womb of Zeds queen. After his birth the witch brands the infant with Ars mark, named Dar while raised the village of Emur, the child learns how to fight while advised by his father to keep his ability to telepathically communicate with animals a secret. Years later, a fully grown Dar witnesses his people being slaughtered by the Jun, Dar, the only survivor of the attack, vows revenge and journeys to Aruk to avenge his people. In time, Dar is joined by an eagle that he named Sharak, a pair of thieving ferrets he calls Kodo and Podo, and a black tiger whom he names Ruh. Eventually, Dar meets a slave girl called Kiri before getting himself lost and ending up surrounded by an eerie half-bird. As the bird men worship eagles, they spare Dar when he summons Sharak, Dar soon arrives to Aruk where Maax had assumed total control with the Juns support and subjects the people to witness their children being sacrificed. After having Sharak save the child of a townsman named Sacco, on his way to save her, Dar is joined by Zeds younger son Tal and his bodyguard Seth, learning that Kiri is Zeds niece as the three work to save her. While Seth goes to gather their forces, Dar helps Kiri and Tal infiltrate the temple and save the now eyeless Zed, consumed by revenge, Zed refuses to listen to Dars warning against ordering an immediate attack on the city and rejects him as a freak. Forced to leave, Dar later learns that his friends are captured, in the conflict that followed, Maax reveals Dars relationship to Zed before slitting his throat and facing the Beastmaster. Despite being stabbed, revived by his remaining witch before she was killed, but the victory is short-lived as the Jun horde are approaching Auruk, arriving by nightfall to face the trap Dar and the people set up for them. Tal gets wounded as Dar succeeds in burning most of the Juns alive while defeating their chieftain before the bird-men arrive to consume those remaining
7. Big Business (1988 film) – Big Business is a 1988 American comedy film starring Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. The movie revolves around two sets of female twins, one of each pair was mismatched at birth, with one ending in a wealthy urban family. It was produced by Touchstone Pictures, with the loosely based on The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. The film co-stars Fred Ward, Edward Herrmann, Joe Grifasi, directed by Jim Abrahams, critical reaction to the film as a whole was generally lukewarm. Midler received an American Comedy Award in the category Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance, in 1948, wealthy businessman Hunt Shelton and his heavily pregnant wife get lost in rural West Virginia when Mrs. Shelton goes into labor near the town of Jupiter Hollow. At the local hospital, they are turned away because it is exclusively for employees of Hollowmade, mr. Shelton buys the company on the spot, and Mrs. Shelton is then admitted. The Ratliffs, a couple, arrive moments later with Mrs. Ratliff also in labor. Both women give birth to girls, and the elderly nurse attending the doctor confuses and mixes up the sets of twins. Mr. Ratliff overhears the Sheltons deciding to name their daughters Rose and Sadie, forty years later, the Shelton sisters are now co-chairwomen of Moramax in New York City, a conglomerate that is the successor to their fathers business interests. Sadie Shelton is focused on her career to the detriment of her family, as part of her business plan, Sadie plans to sell Hollowmade, but must get stockholders approval to proceed. In Jupiter Hollow, Rose Ratliff has risen to the position of forewoman at the Hollowmade Factory, meanwhile, Sadie Ratliff has always felt misplaced in rural life and wishes for a more sophisticated life in a big city. Rose discovers Moramaxs plans to sell Hollowmade and makes plans to travel to New York City to stop the sale, wanting to see the city, Sadie agrees to join her sister. While Sadie Shelton makes plans for the meeting, she learns from her employee Graham Sherbourne that R. Ratliff plans to come to New York with his sister to stop the sale. Sadie orders Sherbourne to locate R. Ratliff to prevent them from appearing at the meeting, in the meantime, Graham and his assistant/boyfriend assume that a visitor from Jupiter Hollow, Rose Ratliffs beau Roone Dimmick, is R. Ratliff. All sisters discover their mixup in the lobby bathroom, both sets of twins later leave the Plaza hotel with their newfound loves. Bette Midler — Sadie Shelton/Sadie Ratliff Lily Tomlin — Rose Ratliff/Rose Shelton Fred Ward — Roone Dimmick Michael Gross — Dr. C. The production company could not get the rights to film at the actual Plaza Hotel in New York City, to recoup construction costs, Disney built a sitcom called The Nutt House around it. Jim Abrahams said he staged one of the scenes based on an experience he had when a large agency used many employees to get him to sign with them