The Mission (1986)
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Ennio Morricone: the 10 Best Movie Soundtracks
7. The Mission (1986)
Ennio Morricone's Oscar-nominated soundtrack fuses baroque choirs with tribal drumming to evoke the culture-clash of 18th century Spanish Jesuits and Amazonian Indians. Robert de Niro and Jeremy Irons gave remarkable performances but the music and cinematography stole the show.