Top Scores 2010: Critic's Choice

This list is the final version and will not be updated. It is based on the following soundtrack review websites: Soundtrack Geek, Soundtrack Magazine, Scorenotes, Filmtracks, Movie Music UK, Scoretrack, Tracksounds, Movie Wave, MainTitles, Cinemusic, Empire Online, Scoremagacine, BSO Spirit, Colonne Sonore, Soundtracks.pl, Filmmusik 2000, Muzyka Filmowa, FSM, ScoreCrave, Film Score Click Track and Gordon And The Whale.

Each score must have at least 3 reviews to be counted and this list doesn't include game scores since reviews are pretty much non-existent. Links to my reviews of the scores will be added when available.

Rank Soundtrack Composer
1 Doctor Who Series 4: The Specials Murray Gold
2 Human Target Bear McCreary
3 How To Train Your Dragon John Powell
4 The Last Airbender James Newton Howard
5 A Single Man Abel Korzeniowski & Shigeru Umebayashi
6 Tron: Legacy Daft Punk
7 The Road Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
8 Black Swan Clint Mansell
9 Monsters Jon Hopkins
10 The Ghost Writer Alexandre Desplat
11 The Karate Kid James Horner
12 Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Christophe Beck
13 Tangled Alan Menken
14 The Legend of Silk Boy Alain Mayrand
15 Mother and Child Edward Shearmur
16 Alice in Wonderland Danny Elfman
17 The Wolfman Danny Elfman
18 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader David Arnold
19 Inception Hans Zimmer
20 The Pacific Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli & Blake Neely
21 Supernatural Seasons 1-5 Christopher Lennertz & Jay Gruska
22 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Alexandre Desplat
23 Shrek Forever After Harry Gregson-Williams
24 The King's Speech Alexandre Desplat
25 Creation Christopher Young
26 Legend of the Guardians David Hirschfelder
27 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna
28 Vampires Suck Christopher Lennertz
29 Skyline Matthew Margeson
30 The Expendables Brian Tyler
31 127 Hours A.R. Rahman
32 Never Let Me Go Rachel Portman
33 The Losers John Ottman
34 The Special Relationship Alexandre Desplat
35 Battlestar Galactica: The Plan/Razor Bear McCreary
36 Predators John Debney
37 Iron Man 2 John Debney
38 Daybreakers Christopher Gordon
39 Cop Out Harold Faltermeyer
40 Leap Year Randy Edelman
41 Megamind Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe
42 Nanny McPhee & The Big Bang James Newton Howard
43 Green Zone John Powell
44 Centurion Ilan Eshkeri
45 True Grit Carter Burwell
46 Buried Victor Reyes
47 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Harry Gregson-Williams
48 Toy Story 3 Randy Newman
49 Piranha 3D Michael Wandmacher
49 Flicka 2 Mark Thomas
50 The Tempest Elliot Goldenthal
51 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Howard Shore
52 Love Happens Christopher Young
53 The Social Network Atticus Ross & Trent Reznor
54 The SorcererŐs Apprentice Trevor Rabin
54 Edge of Darkness Howard Shore
56 The A-Team Alan Silvestri
57 Legion John Frizzell
58 The Book of Eli Atticus Ross
59 Salt James Newton Howard
60 Unstoppable Harry Gregson-Williams
61 Babies Bruno Coulais
62 Let Me In Michael Giacchino
63 Clash of the Titans Ramin Djawadi
64 Robin Hood Marc Streitenfeld
65 Tamara Drewe Alexandre Desplat
66 The Tourist James Newton Howard
67 44 Inch Chest Angelo Badalamaneti
68 Dinner for Schmucks Theodore Shapiro
69 Faster Clint Mansell
70 The Town Harry Gregson-Williams & David Buckley
71 Armored John Murphy
72 Fair Game John Powell
73 A Nightmare on Elm Street Steve Jablonsky
74 Welcome To the Riley's Marc Streitenfeld
75 The Crazies Mark Isham
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