John Debney

Best known for his sweeping orchestral score for the 1995 epic swashbuckler "Cutthroat Island" and for his multifaceted score for Mel Gibson's controversial religious film "The Passion of the Christ," composer John ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1956

Filmography

Music (192)

The Jungle Book 2016 (Movie)

(Music)

The Young Messiah 2016 (Movie)

(Music)

American Odyssey 1992 - 1994, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Music

Broken Horses 2015 (Movie)

(Music)

Houdini 1992 - 1993, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Music

SeaQuest DSV 1992 - 1996, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Music

Sisters 1992 - 1996, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Music

Supah Ninjas 1992 - 1994, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Theme Music

Texas Rising 1992 - 1994, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Music

The Cobbler 2015 (Movie)

Composer/Music Composer (Composer)

The Road Within 2015 (Movie)

(Music)

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 2015 (Movie)

Music Conductor/Orchestrator (Music Conductor)

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 2015 (Movie)

Music Technical Assistant(Eastwood Scoring Stage Warner Bros Studio) (Music Engineer)

Draft Day 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Mary 2014 (Movie)

(Composer)

Stonehearst Asylum 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Walk of Shame 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Walk of Shame 2014 (Movie)

Score Producer (Score Mixing)

The Call 2013 (Movie)

(Music)

jOBS 2013 (Movie)

(Music)

A Thousand Words 2012 (Movie)

(Music)

A Thousand Words 2012 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

A Thousand Words 2012 (Movie)

("Out Loud") (Song)

Alex Cross 2012 (Movie)

(Music)

The Three Stooges 2012 (Movie)

(Music)

The Three Stooges 2012 (Movie)

Score Conductor (Music Conductor)

Dream House 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

New Year's Eve 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

New Year's Eve 2011 (Movie)

("The Fun Begins") (Song)

No Strings Attached 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

No Strings Attached 2011 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Double 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Iron Man 2 2010 (Movie)

Music Composer and Conductor (Music Conductor)

Iron Man 2 2010 (Movie)

Electric Guitar (Music)

Iron Man 2 2010 (Movie)

("Make Way For Tomorrow Today") (Song Performer)

Predators 2010 (Movie)

(Music)

Valentine's Day 2010 (Movie)

(Composer)

Valentine's Day 2010 (Movie)

("Every Time You Smiled") (Song)

Yogi Bear 2010 (Movie)

(Music)

Aliens in the Attic 2009 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Original Music)

Aliens in the Attic 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Hannah Montana: The Movie 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Hannah Montana: The Movie 2009 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Music Conductor)

Hotel for Dogs 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Hotel for Dogs 2009 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Music Conductor)

Old Dogs 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

Old Dogs 2009 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Original Music)

The Stoning of Soraya M. 2009 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Hellboy II: The Golden Army 2008 (Movie)

("News Intro #1" From Bruce Almighty) (Music)

Hellboy II: The Golden Army 2008 (Movie)

Music Performer("News Intro #1" From Bruce Almighty) (Performer)

Meet Dave 2008 (Movie)

(Music)

Meet Dave 2008 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Original Music)

My Best Friend's Girl 2008 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Music Conductor)

Swing Vote 2008 (Movie)

(Music)

Swing Vote 2008 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Original Music)

Evan Almighty 2007 (Movie)

(Music)

Georgia Rule 2007 (Movie)

(Composer)

Georgia Rule 2007 (Movie)

("Horse In The Sky") (Song)

Spider-Man 3 2007 (Movie)

("Backstage") (Song)

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals 2006 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Music Conductor)

Everyone's Hero 2006 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Everyone's Hero 2006 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

Everyone's Hero 2006 (Movie)

("The Tigers") (Song)

Idlewild 2006 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

Idlewild 2006 (Movie)

Music Score (Original Score)

Keeping Up With The Steins 2006 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

The Ant Bully 2006 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Ant Bully 2006 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Chicken Little 2005 (Movie)

Composer/Conductor (Composer)

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Duma 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Sin City 2005 (Movie)

(Composer)

Sin City 2005 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D 2005 (Movie)

Music Performer (Performer)

The Pacifier 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Venom 2005 (Movie)

(Theme Music)

Zathura 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

Christmas with the Kranks 2004 (Movie)

(Composer)

Christmas with the Kranks 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Raising Helen 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

The Passion of the Christ 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 (Movie)

Orchestra Conductor (Music Conductor)

The Whole Ten Yards 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Welcome to Mooseport 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Bruce Almighty 2003 (Movie)

(Music)

Elf 2003 (Movie)

(Music)

Dragonfly 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Snow Dogs 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Swimfan 2002 (Movie)

Music Themes (Music)

The Hot Chick 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

The Scorpion King 2002 (Movie)

(Composer)

The Scorpion King 2002 (Movie)

Music By (Music)

The Tuxedo 2002 (Movie)

(Composer)

Cats & Dogs 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Heartbreakers 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Heartbreakers 2001 (Movie)

score conductor & producer (Music Producer)

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

See Spot Run 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Spy Kids 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

The Princess Diaries 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Komodo 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Michael Jordan to the Max 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Relative Values 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Relative Values 2000 (Movie)

(Music Conductor)

The Emperor's New Groove 2000 (Movie)

score composer/conductor & producer (Composer)

The Replacements 2000 (Movie)

(Music)

Dick 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

End of Days 1999 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

Inspector Gadget 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

Lost and Found 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

My Favorite Martian 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

I'll Be Home for Christmas 1998 (Movie)

(Music)

I'll Be Home for Christmas 1998 (Movie)

score conductor (Music Conductor)

Paulie 1998 (Movie)

(Music)

The Cape 1996 - 1998 (TV Show)

Music

Chameleon 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Liar Liar 1997 (Movie)

score composer and conductor (Composer)

The Relic 1997 (Movie)

music composer and conductor (Music)

Carpool 1996 (Movie)

music composer and conductor (Music)

Carpool 1996 (Movie)

synthesizer programming (Music Arranger)

Doctor Who 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Music

Getting Away With Murder 1996 (Movie)

(Music)

Getting Away With Murder 1996 (Movie)

orchestrator (Music Arranger)

SeaQuest 2032 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Cutthroat Island 1995 (Movie)

music composer (Composer)

Houseguest 1995 (Movie)

(Music)

Runaway Brain 1995 (Movie)

conductor (Music Conductor)

Runaway Brain 1995 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Sudden Death 1995 (Movie)

music composer and conductor (Music)

Against the Grain 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

Gunmen 1994 (Movie)

(Music)

Harts of the West 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

Little Giants 1994 (Movie)

(Music)

The Town Santa Forgot 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Music

A Pup Named Scooby Doo 1988 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

Hocus Pocus 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

I Yabba-Dabba Doo! 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

Jack's Place 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Music

Praying Mantis 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993 (Movie)

("Saxophone Concerto") (Music)

Freshman Dorm 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Music

The Young Riders 1989 - 1992 (TV Show)

Music

Dink, the Little Dinosaur 1989 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

Vidiots 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Music

Carmilla 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Jetsons: The Movie 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

The Eyes of the Panther 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music

Cagney & Lacey 1981 - 1988 (TV Show)

Music

Seven Hours to Judgment 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

The Day My Kid Went Punk 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Music

The Edge... and Beyond 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

The Housekeeper 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

Changing Patterns 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Music

Not Since Casanova 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

The Curse 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

The Wild Pair 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Music

Dragon's Lair 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Music

Rose-Petal Place 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Music

Christmas Rush (TV Show)

Theme Music

Class of '61 (TV Show)

Music

Fame (TV Show)

Music

For Love and Glory (TV Show)

Music

Fortune Dane (TV Show)

Music

In Pursuit of Honor (TV Show)

Music

Into the Badlands (TV Show)

Music

Ithuteng (Never Stop Learning) (TV Show)

Original Music

Jonny's Golden Quest (TV Show)

Music

Running Mates (TV Show)

Music

Still Not Quite Human (TV Show)

Music

Sunstroke (TV Show)

Music

The Face of Fear (TV Show)

Music

The Halloween Tree (TV Show)

Music

The Lazarus Man (TV Show)

Theme Music

The Turn of the Screw (TV Show)

Music

Trenchcoat in Paradise (TV Show)

Music

Yogi's Great Escape (TV Show)

Music

Biography

Best known for his sweeping orchestral score for the 1995 epic swashbuckler "Cutthroat Island" and for his multifaceted score for Mel Gibson's controversial religious film "The Passion of the Christ," composer John Debney has displayed a strong range throughout his career in movies, television, and even videogames. With a background in rock music, he studied music at CalArts in the late 1970s and after graduation worked at Disney for several years, having an inside connection there, his father, Louis Debney, producer of "Zorro." After leaving Disney, where he worked on supplying music for rides at Disney World's Epcot theme park and for various animated programs and live-action shows, he scored music for Hanna-Barbera's "A Pup Named Scooby-Doo" and "Jetsons: The Movie," as well for the television version of "Fame." His most prominent work, though, was for "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: The Next Generation," on the Western "The Young Riders," and on SeaQuest 2032," the latter two shows garnering him Emmy nominations and wins. He jumped into movies with the witchy comedy "Hocus Pocus" in 1993 and has become one of Hollywood's most active and prolific composers. Known for its bombast, his work has been used effectively in robust big-budget fare like the dark fantasy movies "The Relic" and "End of Days," comedies "Liar Liar" and "Dick," and the two "Princess Diaries" movies. Debney also won an Emmy for the short-lived 1996 NASA drama "The Cape."

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