In terms of talented Hollywood power couples, there’s one pair that consistently delivers emotional and engaging narratives — and no, it’s not . It’s Steven Spielberg and John Williams! This director and composer have teamed up to bring us some of the most iconic soundtracks and stories in cinema, and now they’ve just announced they’ll be reuniting for the !
Steven Spielberg shared the good news at an American Film Institute event in honor of Williams:
“John Williams will come back and score [the next Indiana Jones movie], absolutely.”
Since 1974, Williams has done the soundtrack for all but two of Spielberg’s movies (The Color Purple and Bridge of Spies). The collaboration has resulted in 16 nominations and four Academy Awards for Williams, and numerous other awards for both.
Here are five of the best Spielberg/Williams collaborations over the years (aside from Indy) to help remind you of what these two are capable of:
1. Jurassic Park (1993)
2. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
3. E.T. (1982)
4. Schindler’s List (1994)
5. Jaws (1975)
Williams and Spielberg aren’t the only game in town.
What’s your favorite Spielberg/Williams collaboration?