Rollerball - Mahler: Symphony No. 5
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The best classical sci-fi movie soundtracks
5. Rollerball - Mahler: Symphony No. 5
The 'Adagietto' from Mahler's Symphony No. 5 packs quite the emotional punch, but it's the neglected third movement, the Scherzo, which gets a fair hearing on this soundtrack. It's an appropriately speedy choice for such a fast-paced film, where all team sports have been replaced by a state-run franchise, set in a global state in 2018. You'll also hear Bach's iconic Toccata and Fugue in D minor, which opens and closes the film.