Best Music (Original, Adapted, or Compiled), 2008

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1. The Dark Knight [original music by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard] (100 points/16 votes)

2. WALL*E [original music by Thomas Newman; music supervisor, Tom MacDougall] (84/13)
3. Slumdog Millionaire [original music by A.R. Rahman] (79/13)
4. Synecdoche, New York [original music by Jon Brion; music supervisor Bonnie Greenberg] (66/10)
5. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [original music by Alexandre Desplat] (59/10)

6. The Wrestler (52/9)
7. (tie) Rachel Getting Married (37/6)
7. (tie) Speed Racer (37/6)
9. Burn After Reading (36/6)
10. Milk (32/5)
11. Man on Wire (28/5)
12. A Christmas Tale (25/4)
13. Che (22/4)
14. Paranoid Park (22/3)
15. (tie) In Bruges (18/3)
15. (tie) My Blueberry Nights (18/3)
17. Revolutionary Road (17/3)
18. (tie) Standard Operating Procedure (14/2)
18. (tie) Waltz With Bashir (14/2)
20. (tie) My Winnipeg (13/2)
20. (tie) Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (13/2)
20. (tie) Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (13/2)
20. (tie) The Strangers (13/2)
24. The Edge of Heaven (11/2)
25. Encounters at the End of the World (10/2)
26. (tie) Funny Games (9/2)
26. (tie) Happy-Go-Lucky (9/2)

The following films received one vote apiece:
Cadillac Records
Cassandra’s Dream
Changeling
City of Men
Doubt
Flight of the Red Balloon
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Gran Torino
The Grocer’s Son
The Happening
Heavy Metal in Baghdad
Kung Fu Panda
Let the Right One In
Love Songs
Momma’s Man
Pineapple Express
Redbelt
Reprise
Role Models
Tropic Thunder
Twilight
The Visitor
The Wackness
Young @ Heart