Poledouris was best known for his works on Conan the Barbarian (1982), Red Dawn (1984), Iron Eagle (1986), RoboCop (1987), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Free Willy (1993), Starship Troopers (1997) and Les Miserables (1998).
Influences[change | change source]
Poledouris stated composers like Elmer Bernstein, Maurice Jarre, Jerry Goldsmith, Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Trevor Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Barry, Randy Newman and Georges Delerue as influences.
References[change | change source]
- Nelson, Valerie J. (2006-11-10). "Basil Poledouris, 61; film composer known for his bold sounds". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-11-13.