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Aram Khachaturyan (I) (1903–1978)

Soundtrack | Composer | Music Department
KNOWN FOR 
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) | Oldboy (2003) | Night Watch (2004)
AWARDS 
6 wins More »
AKA 
Aram Khachaturian | A. Khachaturyan | Aram Khatchaturian
BORN 
Jun 6, 1903 (died May 1, 1978)

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Past Film & Video (66 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Winter's TaleWinter's Tale Writer ("Masquerade Suite") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2014 $60MM $22K
  • Primary photo for The Look of LoveThe Look of Love Writer ("'Sabre Dance' From Gayane") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2013 $10K
  • Primary photo for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedMadagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2012 $145MM $216MM
  • Primary photo for Paper BirdsPaper Birds Writer ("Danza del sable del ballet Gayaneh") (as Aram Chatschaturiam)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The ConcertThe Concert Writer ("Sabre Dance" (from ballet "Gayene"))  Less 2009 $657K
  • Primary photo for Ice Age: Dawn of the DinosaursIce Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Writer ("Adagio from Spartacus")  Less 2009 $90MM $197MM
  • Primary photo for PencilsPencils (Short) Writer ("Masquerade Suite") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Ghost TownGhost Town Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2008 $20MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for Witless ProtectionWitless Protection Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2008 $7.5MM $4.1MM
  • Primary photo for La ArgentinaLa Argentina (Short) Composer (Music Composed By)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for SickoSicko Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2007 $9MM $25MM
  • Primary photo for ScoopScoop Writer ("Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2006 $4MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Ice Age: The MeltdownIce Age: The Meltdown Writer ("Adagio from Spartacus") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2006 $80MM $195MM
  • Primary photo for Pictures of Finland: Wonderland SuomiPictures of Finland: Wonderland Suomi (Video) Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Night WatchNight Watch Lyrics ("Spartak Ballet" (aka "Spartacus")) (as A. Khachaturian), Music ("Spartak Ballet" (aka "Spartacus")) (as A. Khachaturian)  Less 2004 $4.2MM $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu HustleKung Fu Hustle Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 2004 $20MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for The Lion King 1 1/2The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for OldboyOldboy Soundtrack ("Waltz")  Less 2003 $3MM $2.2MM
  • Primary photo for ChristmasChristmas (Short) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Last MinuteThe Last Minute Writer ("Gayanesh") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Blues Brothers 2000Blues Brothers 2000 Writer ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1998 $28MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for A Simple WishA Simple Wish Writer ("Sabre Dance" (1942)) (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 1997 $28MM $8.1MM
  • Primary photo for Vegas VacationVegas Vacation Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 1997 $25MM $36MM
  • Primary photo for Radioland MurdersRadioland Murders Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 1994 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Le ruban de MöbiusLe ruban de Möbius (Short) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Hudsucker ProxyThe Hudsucker Proxy Writer ("Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia") (uncredited)  Less 1994 $30MM $2.9MM
  • Primary photo for De Serge Gainsbourg à Gainsbarre de 1958 - 1991De Serge Gainsbourg à Gainsbarre de 1958 - 1991 (Video) Composer (song "Charlotte For Ever", based on his piece)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Hocus PocusHocus Pocus Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 1993 $28MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Muuttolinnun aikaMuuttolinnun aika Writer ("Sabre Dance from the ballet Gajaneh")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for La iraLa ira Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for PunchlinePunchline Music ("Saber Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1988 $15MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Charlotte for EverCharlotte for Ever Music ("Charlotte For Ever") (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Jumpin' Jack FlashJumpin' Jack Flash Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian) (uncredited)  Less 1986 $26MM
  • Primary photo for RepentanceRepentance Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 1984 $215K
  • Primary photo for CaligulaCaligula Soundtrack ("Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia"), Writer ("Adagio")  Less 1979 $18MM $23MM
  • Primary photo for Shame of the JungleShame of the Jungle Writer ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Kiliç AslanKiliç Aslan Writer ("Adagio from Spartacus") (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for AmarcordAmarcord Music ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Stone FaceThe Stone Face Writer ("Spartacus")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for MayerlingMayerling Writer ("Spartacus Suite")  Less 1968 $5MM
  • Primary photo for 2001: A Space Odyssey2001: A Space Odyssey Music By (as Aram Khatchaturian), Music ("Gayaneh Ballet Suite" (1941-2))  Less 1968 $12MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Uncle Tom's CabinUncle Tom's Cabin Writer ("Saber Dance")  Less 1965 DEM 4.2MM
  • Primary photo for The Girl-GettersThe Girl-Getters Music ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Men and BeastsMen and Beasts Composer (additional music)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for One, Two, ThreeOne, Two, Three Music ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1961 $3MM
  • Primary photo for NakanuneNakanune Composer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for PoyedinokPoyedinok Composer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for OthelloOthello Composer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for War and PeaceWar and Peace Writer ("Masquerade Waltz") (as Aram Khachaturian) (uncredited)  Less 1956 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Armenian ConcertArmenian Concert Writer ("Gayanne")  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Attack from the SeaAttack from the Sea Composer  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Admiral UshakovAdmiral Ushakov Composer  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Concert of StarsConcert of Stars Writer ("Gayane")  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Sekretnaya missiyaSekretnaya missiya Composer  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for U nikh est RodinaU nikh est Rodina Composer (as A. Khachaturyan)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for The Victors and the VanquishedThe Victors and the Vanquished Composer  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for Stalingradskaya bitva IStalingradskaya bitva I Composer  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Barkleys of BroadwayThe Barkleys of Broadway Music ("Sabre Dance" (1942)) (uncredited)  Less 1949 $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for The Iron CurtainThe Iron Curtain Composer (incidental music) (as Aram Khachaturian), Music ("Lullaby") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Russkiy voprosRusskiy vopros Composer (as A. Khachaturyan)  Less 1948
  • Primary photo for Svet nad RossiyeiSvet nad Rossiyei Composer  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for Girl No. 217Girl No. 217 Composer (as A. Khachaturyan)  Less 1945
  • Primary photo for Armenian Film-ConcertArmenian Film-Concert (Short) Composer (From Ballet "Happiness")  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for Salavat YulayevSalavat Yulayev Composer (as A. Khachaturyan)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for ZangezurZangezur Composer  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for PepoPepo Composer  Less 1935
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for CòmicsCòmics (TV Series) Music ("La dansa del sabre") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • La Trinca (Jun 24, 2015) Music ("La dansa del sabre")  Less
  • Primary photo for Génocide Arménien, 100 ans de mémoireGénocide Arménien, 100 ans de mémoire (TV Movie) Stock Music  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from MoscowThe Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Popstar to OperastarPopstar to Operastar (TV Series) Writer ("The Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Music ("Sabre Dance") (4 episodes, 1992–2008), Writer ("Sabre Dance") (4 episodes, 1991–2011), Writer ("The Sabre Dance") (4 episodes, 2000–2001)  Less 1991–2011 11
    • The Great Simpsina (Apr 10, 2011) Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less
    • Dial 'N' for Nerder (Mar 9, 2008) Music ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less
    • Goo Goo Gai Pan (Mar 13, 2005) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for No me la puc treure del capNo me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance (Gayaneh)") (1 episode, 2011), Music ("La dansa del sabre") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • La dansa del sabre (Jan 13, 2011) Music ("La dansa del sabre"), Writer ("Sabre Dance (Gayaneh)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jools's HootenannyJools's Hootenanny (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #17.0 (Dec 31, 2009) Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Music ("La dansa del sabre") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #4.2 (Sep 16, 2008) Music ("La dansa del sabre")  Less
  • Primary photo for SpartacusSpartacus (TV Movie) Music By  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for War and PeaceWar and Peace (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Waltz" Suite for Masquerade) (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Oct 21, 2007) Writer ("Waltz" Suite for Masquerade)  Less
  • Primary photo for What's New, Scooby-Doo?What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Two and a Half MenTwo and a Half Men (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Primetime GlickPrimetime Glick (TV Series) Music ("Saber Dance") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Dexter's LaboratoryDexter's Laboratory (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (2 episodes, 1997–1998)  Less 1997–1998 2
  • Primary photo for The X FilesThe X Files (TV Series) Writer ("Gayaneh: Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • Syzygy (Jan 26, 1996) Writer ("Gayaneh: Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less
  • Primary photo for Don't Drink the WaterDon't Drink the Water (TV Movie) Writer ("Danse du Sabre (Sabre Dance)") (as Aram Khatchaturian)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Ren & Stimpy ShowThe Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) Music ("Saber Dance") (2 episodes, 1993–1994)  Less 1993–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Doogie Howser, M.D.Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("The Sabre Dance") (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for 'Allo 'Allo!'Allo 'Allo! (TV Series) Writer ("Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • The Exploding Bedpan (Dec 17, 1988) Writer ("Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Writer ("The Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Eek! A Spouse! (Feb 9, 1988) Writer ("The Sabre Dance")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Benny Hill ShowThe Benny Hill Show (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The B-Team (Jan 2, 1985) Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less
  • Primary photo for MaskaradMaskarad (TV Movie) Music Composed By  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Falco - Helden von heuteFalco - Helden von heute (TV Movie) Composer (stock music) (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for GayaneGayane (TV Movie) Music By  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Nu, pogodi!Nu, pogodi! (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Shestoy vypusk (1973) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Graham Kennedy ShowThe Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Onedin LineThe Onedin Line (TV Series) Composer (15 episodes, 1971–1972)  Less 1971–1972 15
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  • Primary photo for Osvobozhdenie: Ognennaya dugaOsvobozhdenie: Ognennaya duga (TV Mini-series) Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Liberation (1970) Composer (additional music)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Music ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Variety Show (Apr 2, 1961) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Make Room for DaddyMake Room for Daddy (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958 1
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Aero the Acro-BatAero the Acro-Bat (Video Game) Music ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Ren & Stimpy: Stimpy's InventionRen & Stimpy: Stimpy's Invention (Video Game) Music ("Saber Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Road RunnerRoad Runner (Video Game) Music ("Saber Dance") (uncredited)  Less 1985

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