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 Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:15 PM   
 By:   Adam.   (Member)

Merry Christmas Everyone,

Welcome to my 12th annual Christmas season CD soundtrack giveaway!

To participate in this contest you must have been a member of this board for at least 30 days. Worldwide delivery so all eligible members are welcome to join in.

This year I'm celebrating movies of the 1980s.

For this event there are ten soundtrack prizes from movies released in the 1980s. All produced by our beloved labels La-La Land Records, Varese Sarabande, Intrada and Music Box Records.


The ten soundtrack prizes are....

  • Always by John Williams (LLL)

  • Extreme Prejudice by Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada 2CD Set)

  • Friday the 13th - The Ultimate Cut by Harry Manfredini (LLL)

  • Glory by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)

  • The Goonies by Dave Grusin (Varese)

  • Legend by Jerry Goldsmith (Music Box 2CD Set)

  • Lionheart by Jerry Goldsmith (Varese Deluxe Edition 2CD Set)

  • The Running Man by Harold Faltermeyer (Varese Deluxe Edition)

  • Somewhere in Time by John Barry (LLL)

  • Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)


    If you would like to participate for a chance to win one of these soundtracks please answer the following questions...

    1) Which CD prize(s) are you interested in? You may put yourself in the running for as many titles as you wish.

    2) Which film(s) of the 1980s are your favorites and why? (FILMS...not scores) Your answer is not limited to the ten titles listed above, of course. (Please don't post Youtube videos) This may inspire others to seek out films they have not seen and will make this thread more interesting for all who participate.


    I will accept entries until 7pm EST on Monday, December 6. At that time I will put the names of all participants (for each title) into a mixing bowl and draw the winning names randomly. The names of the winners will be announced at 9pm EST that evening.


    I look forward to reading your responses. Have fun with this thread and enjoy the holiday season.


    01) judythehutt
    02) Big X
    03) Justin Boggan
    04) jamoase
    05) Baz
    06) Scott McOldsmith
    07) BTTFFan
    08) AdamoH
    09) jedizim
    10) The Mutant
    11) KansanN323
    12) HalloweenBorg
    13) TacktheCobbler
    14) Soundtrack Fanatic
    15) Hedji
    16) joan hue
    17) foxmorty
    18) Juanki
    19) JeffM
    20) Replicant8
    21) dragon53
    22) ZapBrannigan
    23) VeronicaMars
    24) On the Rooftops
    25) Peter Atterberg
    26) keky
    27) EasternFinn
    28) JB Fan
    29) Comrade Murphmanz
    30) juhana
    31) BillCarson
    32) gandalf
    33) jacky
    34) Roy Donga
    35) ryanpaquet
    36) litefoot
    37) johnonymous86
    38) dwirving68
    39) Replicant006
    40) spanosdm
    41) PollyAnna
    42) JSDouglas
    43) stalemate12
    44) KeV McG
    45) Coco314
    46) Tall Guy
    47) clint1976
    48) Thomas
    49) Ny
    50) funkymonkeyjavajunky
    51) Paul MacLean
    52) Lattanzi
    53) Steve H
    54) J.Castle
    55) Micki Moreau
    56) barryfan
    57) rich.sherrill
    58) Graham Watt
    59) ghost of 82
    60) Tango Urilla
    61) historicalproductions
    62) edwzoomom
    63) Mr. Jack
    64) Paul Ettinger
    65) basmith
    66) SCOREMIX
    67) orion_mk3
    68) Morricone
    69) erepel
    70) JTWfan77
    71) Ado
    72) kossjak
    73) Michael Scorefan
    74) sotall
    75) Basil Wrathbone
    76) ST-321

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:29 PM   
     By:   judy the hutt   (Member)

    Favorite 1980s music was Empire of the Sun and Last Crusade and of course E.T. and Empire Strikes Back and.......

    would want either be Always or Star Trek Wrath of Khan

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:33 PM   
     By:   Big X   (Member)

    Thank you yet again for your generosity, Adam. Please can you put me down for all of the titles. Personally, my favourite would be Gandhi and A Passage to India, the last great epics from great directors.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:34 PM   
     By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

    I'd take either of these:
  • Somewhere in Time by John Barry (LLL)

  • Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)

  • My favorite of the films listed, is of course … KHHHAAAAAAAAAANNNNN!!!!!!!!!!*

    It's hands down the best original cast film. It's got the fantastic memorable score which also happens to be one of Horner's overall best works, the humor, the drama, tons of memorable scenes, and of course Ricardo Mantalban.

    I have no singular favorite film from the 1980's, but surely on a persona-favorites list, titles like Spaceballs" and "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" would be on it.

    * = Interesting note: in my thread for the scoring of "The Rookies", The Shat guest-starred as a bad cop. In one scene he yells like he did in TRoK, this time saying "KILLLLL HIIIIIMMMM!!!!!".

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:36 PM   
     By:   jamoase   (Member)

    Thanks again for the very generous Christmas offer

    I’m interested in the following titles: Glory and Star Trek 2

    Being a child in the 80s it’s hard to pick an absolute favourite. Many of the movies I saw then have shaped my interests in film and obviously music tastes to this day.

    I’d have to say (since A New Hope is technically from the 70s) that Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is one of my favourite movies of the era. It was my first Indy movie and I got my uncle to record it when one of the early movie channels was having a free weekend. He missed about the first five minutes so I didn’t see the whole thing for a few years until I actually got a VHS copy. After watching it Henry Jones Jr quickly joined the ranks of Luke Skywalker, James Kirk, and Christopher Reeve’s Superman as my favourite movie heroes. My dad passed away when I was 7 in 1984, so looking back I see that I gravitated to movie heroes to fill a hole I probably didn’t realize I had in my life.

    It was quite a thrill ride for a 9 or ten year old boy to watch and It had a great score. If someone asked me back then who my favourite musicians were I’d have said The Beatles and John Williams.

    Anyway, thanks again for the great offer. Merry Christmas everyone. I hope everyone get a score from Santa and a holy grail of yours is released in the new year (Willow, maybe).

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:39 PM   
     By:   Baz   (Member)

    Hi Adam.
    Very generous, thank you. Please include me for them all except Friday 13th.
    My favourite films, and scores from, of the 80s were Excalibur and Crocodile Dundee.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:50 PM   
     By:   Scott McOldsmith   (Member)

    Adam you generous bastard! Another great giveaway!

    1) Put me down for Glory or Somewhere in Time!

    2) Favorite 80's movie that's not a franchise has to be Blue Thunder. Such great fun with Roy Scheider's brand of snark adding a layer or realism to his heroics.

    Thanks for doing this! Again!

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 1:52 PM   
     By:   BTTFFan   (Member)

    We all really appreciate you doing this drawings Adam. I'd like to put my name in this time for the following titles.

    Extreme Prejudice
    Somewhere In Time
    Star Trek II

    My favorite 80s film is Back to the Future of course. Some of my other favorites are The Terminator, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Blade Runner.

    Thanks again!

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 2:05 PM   
     By:   AdamoH   (Member)

    Hi..first time responding to this Thank you for the generosity!

    the two Cds i would be interested in are: Legend and Friday the 13th..

    i love all movies,so it hard to just pick a couple or three..but from the 80's i would say that The Boy Who Could Fly,Real Genius and Fright Night are three of the MANY films i like from that time period..Boy Who Could Fly was a real sleeper and emotional that dealt with loss and hope..Real Genius showed that you could be very smart,and Fright Night has the perfect blend of horror and comedy,well constructed in a tongue-in cheek excellent performance from Roddy McDowell..

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 2:06 PM   
     By:   jedizim   (Member)

    You are always so generous with these, thank you for the chance!

    I would like to be added to these 4 drawings:
    Always by John Williams (LLL)
    Extreme Prejudice by Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada 2CD Set)
    Lionheart by Jerry Goldsmith (Varese Deluxe Edition 2CD Set)
    Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)

    SO many movies of the 80's are my favorite...Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, Aliens, Blade Runner, just to name a few...but my favorite movie of all time is and will always be Raiders of the Lost Ark.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 2:22 PM   
     By:   The Mutant   (Member)

    Very classy, Adam.

    I would actually love to get “Always” or “Glory”

    I have so many favorite movies from the 1980s that it’s really hard to pick one. I would probably go with John Carpenter’s The Thing.

    But I have spent this year discovering older movies that passed me by and I found some great little gems from that decade.

    Siege (1983) a really smart, tense little thriller done with zero money and shot in Halifax, Canada.

    After the Fall of New York (1983) a completely bonkers Italian Escape from New York rip-off that just never stops rolling once it gets started. Some pretty amazing action sequences.

    The House by the Cemetery (1981) - probably my favorite Lucio Fulci movie tied with The Beyond. This is incredibly gory and atmospheric. It’s sort of a Shining knock-off with a truly terrifying climax involving a really convincing looking ghoul who leaks maggots.

    Check those out if you haven’t already.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 2:30 PM   
     By:   KansanN323   (Member)

    Thank you for doing this!

    I'd submit myself for the James Horner GLORY set.

    My favorite film of the 1980s (at least as of today!) would probably be FIELD OF DREAMS. It may be the most radical commercial film I have seen. I was a young adult and had moved to the West Coast when during one of my visits back home to see my folks we all decided to go see this movie. I was unaware of the father/son dynamic in the movie when it started. It may have been the most difficult time I've had in a movie theater holding my emotions in sitting next to my dad during the last minutes of the movie.

    I even cried watching this past August's MLB game on the Field of Dreams!

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 2:54 PM   
     By:   HalloweenBorg   (Member)

    Very generous as usual! Please enter me for the following:


    Always by John Williams (LLL)
    Extreme Prejudice by Jerry Goldsmith (Intrada 2CD Set)
    Friday the 13th - The Ultimate Cut by Harry Manfredini (LLL)
    Glory by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)
    Legend by Jerry Goldsmith (Music Box 2CD Set)
    Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan by James Horner (LLL 2CD Set)

    My favorite ‘80s movie has to be Ghostbusters. I remember getting real sick with pneumonia as a small kid and GB had just premiered on TV and we taped it. I must have watched it a million times over the course of my illness and it gave me great comfort. I still watch it when I get sick. Makes me feel better.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 3:15 PM   
     By:   First Breath   (Member)

    Running Man is the only interesting title for me, but I already own it.

    Good luck to everyone else!

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 3:19 PM   
     By:   First Breath   (Member)

    Favorite 1980s music was Empire of the Sun and Last Crusade and of course E.T. and Empire Strikes Back and.......

    Not what he asked about...

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 3:22 PM   
     By:   TacktheCobbler   (Member)

    Thank you for another wonderful giveaway, Adam!

    1) Please put me down for Lionheart, Somewhere in Time, and Glory (I’m expecting to receive Legend on Monday and may be getting Always from someone in my family).

    2) Off the top of my head, and with all due respect to films like Empire Strikes Back and Raiders, my favorite film from the 80’s is probably Secret of NIMH as it contains an engrossing story, wonderful characters that are perfectly cast, beautiful animation (I consider this film Don Bluth’s magnum opus), and of course that magnificent Jerry Goldsmith score.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 3:34 PM   
     By:   Soundtrack Fanatic   (Member)

    Thank you as always for this generous opportunity.
    I would like to throw my hat in the ring for Extreme Prejudice, Legend, Star Trek ll, and Glory.
    Thanks again!

    There are so many great films from that decade (way too many!), and if I were to list them all, I would be typing for hours, but very high on my list for the all-time best films from the 1980's are:

    The Empire Strikes Back
    Return of the Jedi
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom
    Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade
    A View to a Kill

    I know this is a very narrow-minded list, but what can I say... These were, are, and always will be my three favorite film series!

    Good luck to everyone out there, and Happy Holidays.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 3:55 PM   
     By:   Hedji   (Member)

    Adam... I always look forward to this. Not only for the chance of winning, but it's always a reminder of the Goodwill we aspire to for the Season. Thank you.

    I'll try for Somewhere in Time, Legend, The Running Man, and Glory.

    This may be an obvious (or maybe not so obvious) choice, but I'm going with the Star Trek movies as my favorite 80s movies. I guess technically that's II - V. We so often think of them as part of a larger franchise, but they really rose to the standards of fun and joy that we associate with 80's film. The only one taking place in the 1980's is of course Voyage Home, and it is a crowd pleaser on every level, and a feel good movie for non-fans and hardcore trekkers.

    But if I had to pick just one 80s movie to watch on a loop, it would be Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. It's the ultimate blockbuster, roller-coaster, 80's excess, whip-cracking fun time a kid could have at the cinema.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 4:03 PM   
     By:   joan hue   (Member)

    Saint Adam arrived again. Or should we call you Santa Adam? Your generosity is amazing!

    I would put in for the 2 CD's of Lionheart.

    Favorite movies from the 80s are Pretty In Pink, Blade Runner, E.T., Hoosiers, 16 Candles, Die Hard, The Color Purple, and First Blood. I am sure I'll remember more in time.

     Posted:   Dec 3, 2021 - 4:08 PM   
     By:   foxmorty   (Member)

    Please put me down for Somewhere in Time.

    It's pretty hard to narrow down 80s movies. My earliest movie memories are of E.T., Baby: Secret Of The Lost Legend and The Bear. Love all the big franchise stuff, Ghostbusters, Back to The Future, Gremlins, Batman, and Indiana Jones. Special call out to Weekend at Bernie's for being awesome and perhaps being the most 80s of all 80s movies.

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