Category:Films scored by Lee Holdridge
Film scores by Lee Holdridge.
Pages in category "Films scored 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. Liz & Dick – Liz & Dick is a 2012 biographical television film chronicling the relationship of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. It was directed by Lloyd Kramer, written by Christopher Monger, the film stars Lindsay Lohan as Taylor and Grant Bowler as Burton. It premiered on Lifetime on November 25,2012, throughout Liz & Dick, Elizabeth and Richard appear in a dark room and reminisce about their life together. On August 5,1984 in Celigny, Switzerland, an elderly Richard is writing what would be his last letter to Elizabeth and he then finishes the letter and goes to rest. In July 1961, Richard flies to Rome, Italy to begin filming as Mark Antony in Cleopatra and he tries to compliment her but it comes off as rude. Later he goes to a restaurant where Elizabeth is dining and attempts to make her like him, again he comes off as rude and his wife Sybil is suspicious of his intentions. Later, during filming of Cleopatra, Elizabeth has a change of heart, however, she accuses him of trying to seduce her. Eventually they succumb to their attractions and begin an affair that soon makes national news. Later, during a gathering, Richard publicly asks Elizabeth whether she loves him or her husband. She confesses that she loves him more and splits from Eddie, Richard showers Elizabeth with expensive jewels in Rome, but returns to Sybil after she attempts suicide, Richard and Elizabeth part ways after Sybil refuses to divorce him. Elizabeth is briefly hospitalized for overdosing on pills and Cleopatras filming ends bitterly, three months later, Elizabeth is relaxing in Gstaad, Switzerland with her family, but feels bored. She meets up with Richard and they resume their affair, when she learns that Richard will be filming The V. I. P. s with Sophia Loren, she convinces the films director Anthony Asquith to fire Loren and hire her, which he eventually does. The relationship is derailed again when Sybil and Eddie refuse to divorce them and they are heavily criticized by the media, their union is labeled erotic vagrancy by The Vatican. Eddie divorces Elizabeth, who marries Richard in March 1964, the couple sign on to film Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf. in which their characters have long arguments, as they do. Richard is saddened after missing out on an Academy Award for the film The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Elizabeth begins gaining weight and becomes insecure. They are both Academy Award-nominated for their roles in Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf, but only Elizabeth wins, causing Richard to become hostile again. To escape the media, the travel to Portofino, Rome and buy a yacht. He makes a remark about her pudgy fingers and promptly apologizes and she asks him to buy her a ring and he purchases a 69-carat diamond which becomes known as The Taylor-Burton Diamond
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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