Poll: Which movie (or series) has the greatest themesong of all time (no lyrics)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Five simple notes. You know what they are.

The Empire Strikes Back: This is what evil sounds like.

The Godfather: Is it possible to sound more Italian?

James Bond: This kicks in, the gunbarrel moves, the red paint dripping down…

Jaws: This sounds as if it comes from 1,000 feet below the water

Raiders of the Lost Arc: Makes me want to have an adventure when I hear it

Rocky: Makes me wish I jogged. Ok, not really.

Star Wars: As if it were announcing the arrival of a prince

Superman: Da, nah na na na, Da na na. Da na na na nah, It’s Super-man!!

The Sting: Poker anyone?

If you have one I forgot to mention, post it in the comments!!

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4 thoughts on “Poll: Which movie (or series) has the greatest themesong of all time (no lyrics)

    • Well, I’ll cede it’s memorable, certainly.

      But. 1) Lyrics were done… I don’t know if they’re in the movie version, but they were on the radio, which 2) played the thing to the point I wanted to scream.

      Which is probably why it’s recognizable everywhere in the world.

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