Michel Colombier (1939–2004)

Composer | Music Department | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Man on Fire (2004) | The Golden Child (1986) | New Jack City (1991)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations More »
BORN 
May 23, 1939 (died Nov 14, 2004)

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Past Film & Video (97 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Looking for HerLooking for Her Writer ("Elisa")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Neighboring SoundsNeighboring Sounds Music ("Cadavres En Serie" )  Less 2012 BRL 1.9MM $32K / —
  • Primary photo for Solyanka po-PiterskiSolyanka po-Piterski (Short) Writer ("L'Alpageuer") (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Hobo with a ShotgunHobo with a Shotgun Writer ("L'Alpageuer")  Less 2011 $3MM $703K / —
  • Primary photo for Gainsbourg: A Heroic LifeGainsbourg: A Heroic Life Writer ("Requiem pour un Con")  Less 2010 €12MM $230K / —
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Celebration - The Video CollectionMadonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) Conductor (string arrangements: "Don't Tell Me"/"Die Another Day"), Performer ("Don't Tell Me", "Die Another Day")  Less 2009 $11MM
  • Primary photo for Mean GirlsMean Girls Soundtrack ("Psyche Rock (Fatboy Slim Malpaso Mix)")  Less 2004 $17MM $86MM / $129MM
  • Primary photo for Man on FireMan on Fire Performer ("The Search"), Writer ("The Search")  Less 2004 $70MM $78MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for Mandala. The Journey of a Dancer: Daniel EzralowMandala. The Journey of a Dancer: Daniel Ezralow Himself, Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The PharmacistThe Pharmacist Writer ("Jingle France Inter")  Less 2003 €5.5MM
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Die Another DayMadonna: Die Another Day (Video) Strings Arrangement, Performer ("Die Another Day")  Less 2002 $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for Swept AwaySwept Away Composer  Less 2002 $10MM $8K / —
  • Primary photo for Jane Birkin: ArabesqueJane Birkin: Arabesque (Video) Composer (song "Élisa")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Don't Tell MeMadonna: Don't Tell Me (Video) Conductor (string arrangement), Performer ("Don't Tell Me")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135 Composer  Less 2000 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for ScrewedScrewed Composer  Less 2000 $10MM $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for InnocentsInnocents Composer, Musician, Arranger ("Arioso", "Après Un Rêve", "Prelude #5 Book 1: The Well-Tempered Harpsichord")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Next Stop, EternityNext Stop, Eternity (Short) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Pros & ConsPros & Cons Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for ModulationsModulations Producer ("Marche du Jeune Homme La Reine Et Les Insectes"), Writer ("Marche du Jeune Homme La Reine Et Les Insectes")  Less 1998 $138K / —
  • Primary photo for How Stella Got Her Groove BackHow Stella Got Her Groove Back Composer  Less 1998 $20MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for WooWoo Composer, Musician (keyboards)  Less 1998 $13MM $8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Claudine's ReturnClaudine's Return Composer  Less 1998 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Meet Wally SparksMeet Wally Sparks Composer  Less 1997 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for FoxfireFoxfire Composer  Less 1996 $258K / —
  • Primary photo for Barb WireBarb Wire Composer, Musician, Orchestrator  Less 1996 $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for ÉlisaÉlisa Composer, Lyrics ("Elisa")  Less 1995 $113K / —
  • Primary photo for The World of Jacques DemyThe World of Jacques Demy Himself / Lui-même au piano, Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Major League IIMajor League II Composer  Less 1994 $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for De Serge Gainsbourg à Gainsbarre de 1958 - 1991De Serge Gainsbourg à Gainsbarre de 1958 - 1991 (Video) Composer (song "Élisa")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The ProgramThe Program Composer, Orchestrator  Less 1993 $15MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for PossePosse Composer, Conductor, Music Arranger, Music Performer  Less 1993 $10MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Folks!Folks! Composer  Less 1992 $6.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Deep CoverDeep Cover Composer  Less 1992 $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Diary of a HitmanDiary of a Hitman Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Dark WindThe Dark Wind Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Strictly BusinessStrictly Business Composer  Less 1991 $7.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fires WithinFires Within Arranger ("Cuban National Anthem")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for New Jack CityNew Jack City Composer  Less 1991 $8.5MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for ImpulseImpulse Composer  Less 1990 $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for CatchfireCatchfire Composer (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Midnight CabaretMidnight Cabaret Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Asterix and the Big FightAsterix and the Big Fight Composer, Conductor, Performer ("Music"), Writer ("Zonked" (title song))  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for LoverboyLoverboy Composer  Less 1989 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Out ColdOut Cold Composer  Less 1989 $294K / —
  • Primary photo for Who's Harry Crumb?Who's Harry Crumb? Composer, Orchestrator, Music ("On Your Side Tonight"), Producer ("On Your Side Tonight")  Less 1989 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for CopCop Composer  Less 1988 $3MM $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for In ExtremisIn Extremis Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for SatisfactionSatisfaction Composer  Less 1988 $8.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Couch TripThe Couch Trip Composer  Less 1988 $19MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Wild PairThe Wild Pair Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for SurrenderSurrender Composer  Less 1987 $15MM $5.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Golden ChildThe Golden Child Composer, Orchestrator, Soundtrack ("THE CHOSEN ONE")  Less 1986 $25MM $80MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ruthless PeopleRuthless People Composer, Performer ("Neighborhood Watch" (Instrumental))  Less 1986 $72MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Money PitThe Money Pit Composer, Conductor, Writer ("The Heart Is So Willing", "Sittin' on a Dream", "Skin Tight", "Cowboy Paradise")  Less 1986 $10MM $37MM / $18MM
  • Primary photo for White NightsWhite Nights Composer (music score), Soundtrack ("Passacaglia in C Minor, BWV 582"), Producer ("People On A String"), Writer ("People On A String")  Less 1985 $42MM / —
  • Primary photo for Purple RainPurple Rain Composer (music score by)  Less 1984 $7.2MM $68MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for Against All OddsAgainst All Odds Composer  Less 1984 $13MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for Le battantLe battant Music Supervisor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Une Chambre en VilleUne Chambre en Ville Composer, Performer ("Une Chambre En Ville (Générique)", "Guilbaud Et La Baronne", "Edith Et Sa Mère", "Violette Amoureuse", "La Cartomancienne", "La Chambre D'Hôtel", "La Rupture", "La Poupée"), Writer ("Une Chambre En Ville (Générique)", "Guilbaud Et La Baronne", "Edith Et Sa Mère", "Violette Amoureuse", "La Cartomancienne", "La Chambre D'Hôtel", "La Rupture", "La Poupée")  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for SteelSteel Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Dirty DreamerDirty Dreamer Writer ("Generique Antenne 2")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Model CoupleThe Model Couple Composer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Hunter Will Get YouHunter Will Get You Composer, Performer ("L'Alpagueur", "Suspense", "Alpagueur Rapide", "Bossa Botola", "L'Épervier Inquiet", "Valse De L'Épervier", "Poursuite Rythmée", "Souvenirs De L'Épervier", "L'Alpagueur Contre L'Épervier", "L'Alpagueur Final"), Writer ("L'Alpagueur", "Suspense", "Alpagueur Rapide", "Bossa Botola", "L'Épervier Inquiet", "Valse De L'Épervier", "Poursuite Rythmée", "Souvenirs De L'Épervier", "L'Alpagueur Contre L'Épervier", "L'Alpagueur Final")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for BisexualBisexual Composer, Performer ("Batuccada Erotica", "Florence Et Nathalie", "Duo Des Chattes", "Tiens, Serait-Ce Du Boudin?", "Introduction Au Thème Des 11.000 Verges", "Alexine", "Repas Dans L'Orient-Express", "Natacha", "Wanda Et Nadège", "Tristan De Vinaigre", "La Valse De Tristan", "Port Arthur", "Haydin", "Strip-Tease Pour Un Japonais", "Batuccada Erotica Bis", "Les 11.000 Verges"), Writer ("Batuccada Erotica", "Florence Et Nathalie", "Duo Des Chattes", "Tiens, Serait-Ce Du Boudin?", "Introduction Au Thème Des 11.000 Verges", "Alexine", "Repas Dans L'Orient-Express", "Natacha", "Wanda Et Nadège", "Tristan De Vinaigre", "La Valse De Tristan", "Port Arthur", "Haydin", "Strip-Tease Pour Un Japonais", "Batuccada Erotica Bis", "Les 11.000 Verges")  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Paul and MichellePaul and Michelle Composer, Conductor, Music ("Paul And Michelle")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Chance and ViolenceChance and Violence Composer, Music ("Le Hasard et la Violence", "Constance et Laurent", "La Baie", "Violence et Solitude", "La Mort")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The InheritorThe Inheritor Composer, Performer ("L'Héritier (Thème)", "Rêve", "L'Usine", "Hôtel Lutétia", "Kidnapping", "L'Héritier (Générique Fin)"), Writer ("L'Héritier (Thème)", "Rêve", "L'Usine", "Hôtel Lutétia", "Kidnapping", "L'Héritier (Générique Fin)")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The MagicianThe Magician Composer, Music ("Tarot", "Incantation", "Breakdown")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Un FlicUn Flic Composer, Music ("C'est ainsi que les Choses arrivent", "Pré Hold-Up", "Chausse d'Antin", "Quatre Hommes en Voiture", "Pour un autre Terrain Vague", "Night-Club, Trois Heures du Matin", "Un Monsieur Distingué", "Chez Luce", "Edouard au Piano", "L'ambiguïté et la Dérision")  Less 1972 $48K / —
  • Primary photo for Law BreakersLaw Breakers Composer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Colossus: The Forbin ProjectColossus: The Forbin Project Score Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for La plus noble conquête de la femmeLa plus noble conquête de la femme (Short) Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Bitch Wants BloodThe Bitch Wants Blood Composer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Mr. FreedomMr. Freedom Composer, Conductor And Arranger, Music ("Oh Beautiful! Oh Beautiful! America! America!", "Mister Freedom March", "Freedom Baby", "No No Yes Yes", "Freedom Rock")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Every Bastard a KingEvery Bastard a King Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Marriage Came Tumbling DownThe Marriage Came Tumbling Down Orchestrator  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for GiragliaGiraglia (Short) Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for PashaPasha Arranger ("Requiem Pour Un Con", "Psychasténie"), Performer ("Requiem Pour Un Con", "Psychasténie")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Manon 70Manon 70 Music ("Manon")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for HappeningHappening Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for La voixLa voix (Short) Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for To Be FreeTo Be Free Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon Musical Director  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for If I Were a SpyIf I Were a Spy Composer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Gardener of ArgenteuilThe Gardener of Argenteuil Composer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Un monde nouveauUn monde nouveau Composer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for L'or du ducL'or du duc Composer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Dictator's GunsThe Dictator's Guns Composer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for La famille HernandezLa famille Hernandez Composer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Flashes FestivalFlashes Festival (Short) Composer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Relaxe-toi chérieRelaxe-toi chérie Music Arranger  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for A Funny BossA Funny Boss Composer  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for FX 18FX 18 Composer  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for In the AffirmativeIn the Affirmative Music Arranger  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Stranger from Hong-KongStranger from Hong-Kong Music Arranger  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The SuitorThe Suitor Music Arranger  Less 1962
Past Television (54 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Chris Botti in BostonChris Botti in Boston (TV Movie) Writer ("Emmanuel")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Plus belle la viePlus belle la vie (TV Series) Lyrics ("Elisa") (2 episodes, 2005), Writer ("Elisa") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 3
  • Primary photo for Largo WinchLargo Winch (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (37 episodes, 2001), Composer (10 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2003 37
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  • Primary photo for Deacons for DefenseDeacons for Defense (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Messiah 2: Vengeance Is MineMessiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (TV Mini-series) Composer (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for MessiahMessiah (TV Mini-series) Composer (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
  • Primary photo for Warden of Red RockWarden of Red Rock (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Largo Winch: The HeirLargo Winch: The Heir (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Freak CityFreak City (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Scattering DadScattering Dad (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Color of JusticeColor of Justice (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Right ConnectionsThe Right Connections (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Buried Alive IIBuried Alive II (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Murder in My MindMurder in My Mind (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Mary & TimMary & Tim (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Incident at Deception RidgeIncident at Deception Ridge (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Out of DarknessOut of Darkness (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for DaybreakDaybreak (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Fade to BlackFade to Black (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Dirty WorkDirty Work (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for StraysStrays (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for FeverFever (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for TaggetTagget (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Fatal ExposureFatal Exposure (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Fatal ImageThe Fatal Image (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sudie and SimpsonSudie and Simpson (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Buried AliveBuried Alive (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Desperado: Badlands JusticeDesperado: Badlands Justice (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Desperado: The Outlaw WarsDesperado: The Outlaw Wars (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's RidgeDesperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Return of DesperadoThe Return of Desperado (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DesperadoDesperado (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Shell GameShell Game (TV Series) Composer  Less 1987– 
  • Primary photo for Florida StraitsFlorida Straits (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Alfred Hitchcock PresentsAlfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) Composer (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1986 6
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  • Primary photo for 11th Victim11th Victim (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Andrea CelesteAndrea Celeste (TV Series) Incidental Music (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Oct 8, 1979) Incidental Music (song "Emmanuel") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for What Really Happened to the Class of '65?What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Class Athlete (Jan 5, 1978) Composer (music score)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rhinemann ExchangeThe Rhinemann Exchange (TV Mini-series) Composer (3 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 3
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Writer ("All in All") (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Le lever de rideauLe lever de rideau (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for La tête à l'enversLa tête à l'envers (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Last of the PowerseekersThe Last of the Powerseekers (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Other ManThe Other Man (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Name of the GameThe Name of the Game (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The SurvivorsThe Survivors (TV Series) Composer  Less 1969–1970
  • Primary photo for PucePuce (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for AnnaAnna (TV Movie) Musical Director, Performer ("Sous Le Soleil Exactement (Générique)", "Sous Le Soleil Exactement", "C'Est La Cristallisation Comme Dit Stendhal", "Pas Mal Pas Mal Du Tout", "J'Étais Fait Pour Les Sympathies", "Photographies Et Religieuses", "Rien Rien J'Disais Ça Comme Ça", "Un Jour Comme Un Autre", "Boomerang", "Un Poison Violent, C'Est Ça L'Amour", "De Plus En Plus, De Moins En Moins", "Roller Girl", "Ne Dis Rien", "Pistolet Jo", "G.I. Jo", "Je N'Avais Qu'Un Seul Mot À Lui Dire", "Hier Ou Demain")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Julie de Chaverny Ou La double mépriseJulie de Chaverny Ou La double méprise (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Eurovision Song ContestThe Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) Himself - Conductor: Monaco, Performer ("Où sont-elles passées")  Less 1964
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Champs-ElyséesChamps-Elysées (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Le grand échiquierLe grand échiquier (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Eurovision Song ContestThe Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) Himself - Conductor: Monaco  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Gala de l'UnicefGala de l'Unicef (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967

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