When you hear Henry Mancini's Pink Panther theme, chances are you immediately picture Peter Sellers' bumbling, improbably lucky sleuth tripping his way into solving another high-stakes mystery. The song is so iconic that it's impossible not to. In fact, all you need is the first note to evoke the image. If a score does it's job, then it's impossible to separate it from a memorable movie scene.
But great scores shouldn't just be reserved for great movies. Life is a series of epic moments that are sometimes worth a John Williams orchestra piece. Make your day-to-day a little more meaningful with these Famous Movie Compositions to Score Everyday Situations.