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Howard Shore (I)

Music Department | Composer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Oscars. Another 88 wins & 102 nominations More »
AKA 
Howard Shore and his Bobby Blue Band | The Candy Slice Group | Howard | Howard 'Bud' Shore  Less
BORN 
Oct 18, 1946 (age 70)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (112 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for DenialDenial Composer  Less 2016 $10MM $4.1MM
  • Primary photo for Torres Quevedo: Vol. 2Torres Quevedo: Vol. 2 Writer ("Misty Mountains")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for SpotlightSpotlight Composer  Less 2015 $20MM $45MM
  • Primary photo for Gymnasiearbetet: En IntroduktionGymnasiearbetet: En Introduktion (Short) Stock Music  Less 2015 SEK 1K
  • Primary photo for Maps to the StarsMaps to the Stars Composer  Less 2014 $15MM $348K
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2014 $250MM $255MM
  • Primary photo for RosewaterRosewater Composer  Less 2014 $5MM $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2013 $225MM $258MM
  • Primary photo for Jimmy P.Jimmy P. Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2013 $10MM $23K
  • Primary photo for Journey to the WestJourney to the West Writer ("9PM from 'After Hours'")  Less 2013 $18K
  • Primary photo for The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("The Valley of Imladris"), Producer ("The Valley of Imladris"), Writer ("The Valley of Imladris", "Bag End")  Less 2012 $180MM $303MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Writer ("Mountain")  Less 2012 $120MM $292MM
  • Primary photo for CosmopolisCosmopolis Composer, Music Producer, Writer ("I Don't Want to Wake Up", "Long to Live")  Less 2012 $20MM $744K
  • Primary photo for HugoHugo Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Arranger ("Tarantella", "Danse Macabre"), Music ("Coeur Volant"), Performer ("Carinosa")  Less 2011 $150MM $74MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Writer ("Eclipse (All Yours)")  Less 2011 $110MM $281MM
  • Primary photo for A Dangerous MethodA Dangerous Method Composer, Conductor, Music Adaptation, Orchestrator, Soundtrack ("Excerpts from Siegfried")  Less 2011 €15MM $5.7MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: EclipseThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Performer ("Riley", "Compromise/Bella's Theme", "Imprinting", "The Cullens' Plan", "The First Kiss", "Rosalie", "Decisions, Decisions?", "They're Coming Here", "Jasper", "Wolf Scent", "Mountain Peak", "The Battle/Victoria Vs. Edward", "As Easy as Breathing", "Wedding Plans", "Bella's Truck/Florida") (uncredited), Writer ("Eclipse (All Yours)", "Riley" (uncredited), "Compromise/Bella's Theme" (uncredited), "Imprinting" (uncredited), "The Cullens' Plan" (uncredited), "The First Kiss" (uncredited), "Rosalie" (uncredited), "Decisions, Decisions?" (uncredited), "They're Coming Here" (uncredited), "Jasper" (uncredited), "Wolf Scent" (uncredited), "Mountain Peak" (uncredited), "The Battle/Victoria Vs. Edward" (uncredited), "As Easy as Breathing" (uncredited), "Wedding Plans" (uncredited), "Bella's Truck/Florida" (uncredited))  Less 2010 $68MM $301MM
  • Primary photo for Edge of DarknessEdge of Darkness Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2010 $80MM $43MM
  • Primary photo for Stealing TimeStealing Time Performer ("(Walkin' in a) Winter Wonderland")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for DoubtDoubt Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2008 $20MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for The Betrayal - NerakhoonThe Betrayal - Nerakhoon Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for To Each His Own CinemaTo Each His Own Cinema Composer (segments: At the Suicide of the Last Jew in the World in the Last Cinema in the World)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Eastern PromisesEastern Promises Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Score Producer  Less 2007 £25MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for The Last MimzyThe Last Mimzy Composer, Producer ("Hello (I Love You)"), Writer ("Hello (I Love You)")  Less 2007 $21MM
  • Primary photo for BhayamBhayam Writer ("The Black Rider") (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The DepartedThe Departed Composer  Less 2006 $90MM $132MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Behind-the-ScenesThe Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Behind-the-Scenes (Video) Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The LifeThe Life (Short) Writer ("Brooklyn Heights")  Less 2006 £20
  • Primary photo for King KongKing Kong Orchestra Pit Conductor (uncredited)  Less 2005 $207MM $218MM
  • Primary photo for A History of ViolenceA History of Violence Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2005 $32MM $31MM
  • Primary photo for Transposing the MusicTransposing the Music (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for La opresiónLa opresión (Short) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The AviatorThe Aviator Composer, Conductor (score), Orchestrator (score), Score Producer, Arranger ("Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (Pathétique) Op. 74" (1893))  Less 2004 $110MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for The Flynns' Journey to IrelandThe Flynns' Journey to Ireland Performer ("Minas Morgul"), Writer ("Minas Morgul")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Drinking Rohan Soldier (uncredited), Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Soundtrack ("The Edge of Night"), Lyrics ("Into the West"), Music ("Into the West", "A Shadow Lies Between Us" (uncredited))  Less 2003 $94MM $378MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings SymphonyThe Lord of the Rings Symphony Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The ThereminThe Theremin (Video) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Gangs of New YorkGangs of New York Composer, Writer ("Brooklyn Heights")  Less 2002 $100MM $78MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("Gollum's Song", "Evenstar", "Breath of Life", "Isengard Unleashed", "Farewell to Lorien")  Less 2002 $94MM $343MM
  • Primary photo for Beat the DevilBeat the Devil (Short) Arranger ("Main Title"), Performer ("Main Title"), Writer ("Main Title")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SpiderSpider Composer  Less 2002 $8MM $1.6MM
  • Primary photo for Panic RoomPanic Room Composer  Less 2002 $48MM $96MM
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Music ("The Road Goes Ever On", "The Song of Beren and Luthien") (uncredited), Writer ("In Dreams")  Less 2001 $93MM $316MM
  • Primary photo for Jay and Silent Bob Strike BackJay and Silent Bob Strike Back Writer ("Mooby Theme Song")  Less 2001 $22MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for The ScoreThe Score Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Producer ("Green Dolphin Street", "You're About To Give In")  Less 2001 $68MM $71MM
  • Primary photo for Esther KahnEsther Kahn Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Sexy BeastSexy Beast Thanks  Less 2000 $6.9MM
  • Primary photo for Shadow MagicShadow Magic Music Consultant  Less 2000 $149K
  • Primary photo for The YardsThe Yards Composer, Music Conductor, Music Orchestrator, Performer ("Saturn")  Less 2000 $24MM $883K
  • Primary photo for Chinese CoffeeChinese Coffee Performer ("Better Times", "The Apartment"), Writer ("Better Times", "The Apartment")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The CellThe Cell Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 2000 $33MM $61MM
  • Primary photo for High FidelityHigh Fidelity Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger  Less 2000 $30MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for UnspeakableUnspeakable (Video) Lucio Crisco  Less 2000 $120K
  • Primary photo for CameraCamera (Short) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for DogmaDogma Composer, Conductor, Music Mixer, Music Orchestrator, The Director Would Like To Thank (for that sweet Shore score) (as Howard)  Less 1999 $10MM $31MM
  • Primary photo for eXistenZeXistenZ Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1999 CAD 31MM $2.8MM
  • Primary photo for Analyze ThisAnalyze This Composer  Less 1999 $80MM $107MM
  • Primary photo for GloriaGloria Composer  Less 1999 $30MM $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live ChristmasSaturday Night Live Christmas (Video) Musical Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Last NightLast Night Writer ("Piano Four")  Less 1998 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Frogs for SnakesFrogs for Snakes Writer ("Blood on White Shoes")  Less 1998 $21K
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Writer ("Room 277")  Less 1997 $50MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Cop LandCop Land Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1997 $10MM $45MM
  • Primary photo for CrashCrash Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1996 $9MM $2MM
  • Primary photo for Looking for RichardLooking for Richard Composer, Conductor  Less 1996 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for That Thing You Do!That Thing You Do! Composer, Conductor (score)  Less 1996 $26MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for StripteaseStriptease Composer, Conductor  Less 1996 $40MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for The Truth About Cats & DogsThe Truth About Cats & Dogs Composer, Music Conductor, Music Orchestrator  Less 1996 $34MM
  • Primary photo for Before and AfterBefore and After Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1996 $35MM $8.8MM
  • Primary photo for White Man's BurdenWhite Man's Burden Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator, Writer ("Drive-By")  Less 1995 $7MM $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for Moonlight and ValentinoMoonlight and Valentino Composer  Less 1995 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Se7enSe7en Composer  Less 1995 $33MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for Nobody's FoolNobody's Fool Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1994 $20MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for Ed WoodEd Wood Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Orchestrator  Less 1994 $18MM $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for The ClientThe Client Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1994 $45MM $92MM
  • Primary photo for PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Composer, Conductor  Less 1993 $26MM $77MM
  • Primary photo for Mrs. DoubtfireMrs. Doubtfire Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $25MM $219MM
  • Primary photo for M. ButterflyM. Butterfly Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Guilty as SinGuilty as Sin Composer  Less 1993 $23MM
  • Primary photo for SliverSliver Composer, Conductor, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $40MM $36MM
  • Primary photo for Single White FemaleSingle White Female Composer  Less 1992 $16MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Prelude to a KissPrelude to a Kiss Composer, Conductor  Less 1992 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Naked LunchNaked Lunch Composer, Conductor  Less 1991 $16MM $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for A Kiss Before DyingA Kiss Before Dying Composer, Conductor  Less 1991 $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Silence of the LambsThe Silence of the Lambs Composer  Less 1991 $19MM $131MM
  • Primary photo for Postcards from the EdgePostcards from the Edge Music Supervisor (musical numbers)  Less 1990 $22MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Quick ChangeQuick Change Composer (additional music), Orchestrator  Less 1990 $15MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for The Local StigmaticThe Local Stigmatic Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Made in MilanMade in Milan (Short) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Lemon SistersThe Lemon Sisters Composer  Less 1989 $3.5MM
  • Primary photo for She-DevilShe-Devil Composer, Conductor  Less 1989 $15MM
  • Primary photo for An Innocent ManAn Innocent Man Composer  Less 1989 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Signs of LifeSigns of Life Composer  Less 1989 $96K
  • Primary photo for Dead RingersDead Ringers Composer, Conductor  Less 1988 $13MM $9.1MM
  • Primary photo for BigBig Composer  Less 1988 $18MM $115MM
  • Primary photo for MovingMoving Composer  Less 1988 $11MM
  • Primary photo for NadineNadine Composer  Less 1987 $12MM $5.7MM
  • Primary photo for HeavenHeaven Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Best of Dan AykroydThe Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) Musical Director  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The FlyThe Fly Composer  Less 1986 $15MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Belizaire the CajunBelizaire the Cajun Music Producer  Less 1986 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Fire with FireFire with Fire Composer  Less 1986 $4.6MM
  • Primary photo for The Best of John BelushiThe Best of John Belushi (Video) Musical Director  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for After HoursAfter Hours Composer  Less 1985 $4.5MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Places in the HeartPlaces in the Heart Additional Music Producer  Less 1984 $35MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing Lasts ForeverNothing Lasts Forever Composer, Writer ("Nothing Lasts Forever")  Less 1984 $3MM
  • Primary photo for SilkwoodSilkwood Music Coordinator  Less 1983 $10MM $36MM
  • Primary photo for VideodromeVideodrome Composer  Less 1983 $6MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for ScannersScanners Composer  Less 1981 CAD 4.1MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for The Man Who Saw TomorrowThe Man Who Saw Tomorrow Performer (Lasers)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The BroodThe Brood Composer  Less 1979 CAD 1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead, DearestDrop Dead, Dearest Composer, Conductor  Less 1978 CAD 350K
Past Television (23 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Los AngelesNCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) Writer ("Bridge of Khazad Dum") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Uncaged (May 7, 2017) Writer ("Bridge of Khazad Dum") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Soundtrack (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • The Hobbit #3 (Dec 15, 2014) Soundtrack ("Many Meetings", "Prophecy")  Less
    • The Hobbit #1 (Dec 1, 2014) Soundtrack ("Concerning Hobbits")  Less
  • Primary photo for Average ConsumerAverage Consumer (TV Series) Writer ("A Waltz in A" (closing theme song)) (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Music ("Theme from The Lord of the Rings") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Eclipse (All Yours)") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #18.90 (Jul 21, 2010) Writer ("Eclipse (All Yours)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Composer (main title theme) (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 3
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 2009), Music Conductor (1 episode, 2009), Music Producer (1 episode, 2009), Orchestrator (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) (Jul 21, 2009) Composer, Music Conductor, Music Producer, Orchestrator  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (2,738 episodes, 1993–2009), Composer (title theme) (15 episodes, 1993–2009)  Less 1993–2009 2,753
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  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Music ("The Fields of the Pelennor") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Rome-old and Juli-eh (Mar 11, 2007) Music ("The Fields of the Pelennor") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lord of the BrushLord of the Brush (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of John BelushiSaturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (TV Special) Bee Bandleader (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("I'm a King Bee") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Hell's KitchenHell's Kitchen (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Jun 1, 2004) Soundtrack ("(Unidentified Cue)")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 76th Annual Academy AwardsThe 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner, Writer ("Into the West")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Happy the ManHappy the Man (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Composer (additional music) (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Coma (Oct 7, 1997) Composer (additional music)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dream OnDream On (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 1992), Composer ("Saturday Night Live" theme) (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Domestic Bliss (Oct 10, 1992) Composer ("Saturday Night Live" theme), Soundtrack ("Saturday Night Live")  Less
  • Primary photo for Scales of JusticeScales of Justice (TV Series) Composer (2 episodes, 1990–1991)  Less 1990–1991 2
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Musical Director (96 episodes, 1975–1980), Music Producer (18 episodes, 1985–1986), Shelley / Drummer / Deejay / Conductor / Musician at Plato's Cave / Various / Dr. Frankenstein / Band Member (segment 'Joe Cocker') (16 episodes, 1975–1980), Himself - Bandleader / Himself / Himself - Band Leader / Himself - Howard Shore and His Bee Band / Himself - Howard Shore and His Band of Angels / Himself - Howard Shore and His All Nurse Band / Himself - Performer (segment 'I Can't Stop My Leg') (14 episodes, 1975–1980), Performer ("My Love") (1 episode, 1978), Performer ("Shangri-La", "Poor People", "In Times Like These") (1 episode, 1977), Writer ("It's Halloween Tonight") (1 episode, 1976), Writer ("Shangri-La", "Poor People") (1 episode, 1977), Performer ("The Antler Dance") (1 episode, 1977), Music Director (1 episode, 1975), Performer ("St. James Infirmary") (1 episode, 1975), Performer ("It's Halloween Tonight") (1 episode, 1976), Writer ("Departure Lounge") (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1975–1986 116
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  • Primary photo for Big Shots in AmericaBig Shots in America (TV Movie) Composer (theme music)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The New ShowThe New Show (TV Series) Composer (5 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 5
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  • Primary photo for Steve Martin's Best Show EverSteve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Special) Composer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Hart & Lorne Terrific HourThe Hart & Lorne Terrific Hour (TV Series) Musical Director  Less 1970– 
Self (37 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
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