Top Film Soundtrack Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
51
Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain Pop Rock, Synth Funk 1984
2
178
The Original Soundtrack Saturday Night Fever Disco 1977
3
185
Curtis Mayfield Superfly Chicago Soul, Funk 1972
4
625
Prince and The Revolution Parade Pop Rock, Psychedelic Soul 1986
5
660
Various Artists Woodstock Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1970
6
1049
Isaac Hayes Shaft Film Score Funk, Soul 1971
7
1796
Art Ensemble of Chicago Les Stances a Sophie Avant-Garde Jazz 1970
8
1890
Ennio Morricone C'era una volta il West / Once Upon a Time in the West Film Score Spaghetti Western 1968
9
1937
Miles Davis Ascenseur pour l'échafaud/Jazz Track Film Score Cool Jazz 1958
10
1968
Philip Glass Koyaanisqatsi Film Score Minimalism 1983
11
2145
The Original Soundtrack West Side Story Show Tunes 1961
12
2195
Ennio Morricone Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo / The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Film Score Spaghetti Western 1966
13
2321
Air The Virgin Suicides Film Score Ambient Pop 2000
14
2410
The Original Soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? American Folk Music, Country 2000
15
2565
The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers Rhythm & Blues 1980
16
2699
Peter Gabriel Passion (Music for The Last Temptation of Christ) Film Score Ambient, New Age, Regional Music 1989
17
2700
Ry Cooder Paris, Texas Film Score Acoustic Blues 1985
18
2810
Elvis Presley King Creole Rock & Roll 1958
19
2942
Marvin Gaye Trouble Man Soul 1972

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Duke Ellington Anatomy of a Murder Film Score Big Band 1959
Henry Mancini The Pink Panther Film Score Jazz, Lounge 1964
John Williams / The London Symphony Orchestra Star Wars Film Score Orchestral 1977
The Original Motion Picture Cast The Wizard of Oz 1956
The Original Soundtrack The Sound of Music Show Tunes 1965
Henry Mancini Breakfast at Tiffany's Film Score Lounge 1961
Vangelis Blade Runner Film Score Progressive Electronic, Space Ambient 1994
Prince Graffiti Bridge Dance-Pop, Pop Rock, Synth Funk 1990
Tom Waits One from the Heart Vocal Jazz 1982
Bernard Herrmann Taxi Driver OST Film Score Cool Jazz 1976
Various Artists The Bodyguard Adult Contemporary, Contemporary R&B 1992
Badly Drawn Boy About a Boy Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter 2002
Vangelis Chariots of Fire Film Score Progressive Electronic 1981
Various Artists The Rocky Horror Picture Show OST Glam Rock, Rock Opera 1975
Björk Selmasongs: Music from the Motion Picture 'Dancer in the Dark' Art Pop 2000
OutKast Idlewild Hip Hop 2006
Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series Vol. 7 - No Direction Home: The Soundtrack Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter 2005