Aram Khachaturyan (I) (1903–1978)

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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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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (70 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for DancerDancer Writer ("Spartacus" (Khachaturian)) (as Aram Il'yich Khachaturian)  Less 2016 $35K / —
  • Primary photo for Martha & NikiMartha & Niki Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Chacaturjan)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Winter's TaleWinter's Tale Writer ("Masquerade Suite") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2014 $60MM $22K / $31MM
  • Primary photo for The Look of LoveThe Look of Love Writer ("'Sabre Dance' From Gayane") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2013 $21K / $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for RSPCA: MiceRSPCA: Mice (Video) Writer ("Sabre Dance") (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedMadagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Writer ("Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2012 $145MM $216MM / $747MM
  • Primary photo for Paper BirdsPaper Birds Writer ("Danza del sable del ballet Gayaneh") (as Aram Chatschaturiam)  Less 2010 €3.5MM
  • 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 / $887MM
  • 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 / $33MM
  • Primary photo for ScoopScoop Writer ("Gayaneh - Suite: Sabre Dance") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2006 $4MM $11MM / $39MM
  • Primary photo for Ice Age: The MeltdownIce Age: The Meltdown Writer ("Adagio from Spartacus") (as Aram Khachaturian)  Less 2006 $80MM $195MM / $661MM
  • 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 / $32MM
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu HustleKung Fu Hustle Writer ("Sabre Dance")  Less 2004 $20MM $17MM / $101MM
  • 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 $707K / $14MM
  • 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 / $26MM
  • 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 $15MM $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 / $15MM
  • 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 Kiliç AslanKiliç Aslan Writer ("Adagio from Spartacus") (uncredited)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Shame of the JungleShame of the Jungle Writer ("Sabre Dance") (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 LiberationLiberation Composer (additional music)  Less 1971 $40MM
  • 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 / $191MM
  • 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 $4MM / —
  • 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 $12MM / —
  • 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 (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") ( 6 episodes, 1991–2017 ) , Music ("Sabre Dance") ( 4 episodes, 1992–2008 ) , Writer ("The Sabre Dance") ( 4 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 1991–2017 13
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  • 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 Armenian Genocide, 100 Years of MemoryArmenian Genocide, 100 Years of Memory (TV Special) 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 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", "Sabre Dance (reprise)") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • The Work Song Nanocluster (Mar 16, 2009) Writer ("Sabre Dance", "Sabre Dance (reprise)") (uncredited)  Less
  • 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 Uvolnete se, prosímUvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) Music ("Savlový tanec") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • 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 3rd Rock from the Sun3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) Writer ("Sabre Dance") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 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 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)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • 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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