Top Scores 2014: Critic’s Choice

Welcome to the ultimate Top Scores 2014: Critic’s Choice list!

How does this work?
This is a list based on a number of review sites, including my own. The ranking is based on the average of each score. Each score must have at least 3 reviews to be counted. TOTR which stands for Total Rating, which is the average of all reviews, and REVIEWS which is the number of reviews the final score is based on.

LAST UPDATED: Jan 1st, 2015. This is the final list.

RankSoundtrackComposerREVIEWSTOTR
1Elder Scrolls Online, TheBrad Derrick3100,00
2Child Of LightCoeur De Pirate399,20
3How To Train Your Dragon 2John Powell1697,75
4Leftovers, TheMax Richter396,00
5Grand PianoVictor Reyes995,11
6Assassin's Creed IV: Blag Flag - Freedom CryOlivier Deriviere791,62
7MaleficentJames Newton Howard1891,59
8Cold In JulyJeff Grace390,13
9InterstellarHans Zimmer1589,83
10Da Vinci's Demons Season 2Bear McCreary389,27
11Liberator, TheGustavo Dudamel488,85
12Hidden KingdomsBen Foster388,83
13StalingradAngelo Badalamenti988,67
14Dragon Age: InquisitionTrevor Morris388,43
15Dark Side Of Light, TheGus Reyes388,40
16TitanfallStephen Barton386,93
17Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2Oscar Araujo886,61
18Monuments Men, TheAlexandre Desplat1686,49
19Black SailsBear McCreary885,63
20Imitation Game, TheAlexandre Desplat785,39
21WhiplashJustin Hurwitz & Tim Simonec485,13
22Wish I Was HereRob Simonsen485,08
23Hobbit, The: The Battle OF Five ArmiesHoward Shore1285,00
24Homesman, TheMarco Beltrami584,92
25Son Of GodHans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe & Lisa Gerrard384,53
26Field Of Lost ShoesFrederik Wiedmann783,94
27Rocks In My PocketKristian Sensini483,75
28DestinyVarious Artists583,52
29Secret SharerGuy Farley382,60
30Hannibal Season 2 Volume 2Brian Reitzell383,33
31CalvaryPatrick Cassidy582,80
32Ballet BoysHenrik Skram382,70
33Theory Of Everything, TheJohann Johannsson582,68
34UnbrokenAlexandre Desplat382,60
35Giver, TheMarco Beltrami1082,50
36AutomataZacharias M. De La Riva1081,90
37A Million Ways To Die In The WestJoel McNeely681,67
38Deep In The DarknessMatthew Llewellyn781,43
39Grand Budapest Hotel, TheAlexandre Desplat1180,86
40Son Of BatmanFrederik Wiedmann480,83
41Penny DreadfulAbel Korzeniowski1180,55
42BearsGeorge Fenton380,50
43Among The LivingRaphael Gesqua380,40
44Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesBrian Tyler1280,31
45Canal, TheCeiri Torjussen480,30
46Big Hero 6Henry Jackman780,06
47Game Of Thrones Season 4Ramin Djawadi879,00
48Banner Saga, TheAustin Wintory578,87
49Rec 4Arnau Bataller478,80
50Judge, TheThomas Newman678,45
51GodzillaAlexandre Desplat2078,40
52Unknown Known, TheDanny Elfman478,20
53Crew, TheJoseph Trapanese377,57
54Pirate Fairy, TheJoel McNeely377,50
55TarzanDavid Newman1277,50
56FargoJeff Russo1177,47
57Rio 2John Powell1177,36
58Dawn Of The Planet Of The ApesMichael Giacchino2177,30
59Tom At The FarmGabriel Yared377,13
60Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?Elia Cmiral476,90
61PompeiiClinton Shorter1076,75
6222 Jump StreetMark Mothersbaugh376,67
63ReclaimInon Zur376,67
64Angry Video Game Nerd The MovieBear McCreary476,65
65FurySteven Price1376,51
66Cosmos: A Spacetime OdysseyAlan Silvestri676,40
67Brotherhood, TheArnau Bataller476,33
68Seal Of ConfessionFreddy Sheinfeld376,27
69Stonehearst AsylumJohn Debney776,04
70Planes: Fire & RescueMark Mancina375,33
71Hunger Games, The: Mockingjay Part 1James Newton Howard875,09
72BelleRachel Portman474,88
73NoahClint Mansell1474,72
74AnnabelleJoseph Bishara474,60
75Penguins Of MadagascarLorne Balfe674,53
76African Safari 3DRamin Djawadi474,50
77Still LifeRachel Portman574,26
78DivergentJunkie XL874,23
79Arrow Season 2Blake Neely373,57
80Knights Of BadassdomBear McCreary673,33
81Person Of Interest Season 2Ramin Djawadi373,33
82Legend Of Hercules, TheTuomas Kantelinen973,14
83Wishin' And Hopin'Matthew Llewellyn373,00
8450 To 1William Ross372,57
85Mr. Peabody & ShermanDanny Elfman672,53
86SnowpiercerMarco Beltrami1072,50
87House Of Cards Season 2Jeff Beal372,37
88Far Cry 4Cliff Martinez372,33
89Into The StormBrian Tyler1172,20
90White Bird In A BlizzardRobin Guthrie & Harold Budd372,20
91JessabelleAnton Sanko372,10
92HornsRobin Coudert472,08
93Food ChainsGil Talmi372,03
94ThiefLuc St-Pierre371,67
95OculusNewton Brothers, The471,65
96Book Of Life, TheGustavo Santaolalla571,42
97Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Volume 4Alan Silvestri371,00
98Two Faces Of January, TheAlberto Iglesias470,90
99Dolphin Tale 2Rachel Portman670,38
100Winter's TaleHans Zimmer & Rupert Gregson-Williams870,35
101Wicked BloodElia Cmiral470,28
102Le Belle Et La BetePierre Adenot470,20
103Need For SpeedNathan Furst570,20
104Maze Runner, TheJohn Paesano1170,09
105RosewaterHoward Shore470,00
106Bates MotelChris Bacon469,58
107OldboyRoque Banos769,49
108August: Osage CountyGustavo Santaolalla469,28
109Girl On A BicycleCraig Richey368,97
110Damned, TheFrederik Wiedmann568,76
111Dracula UntoldRamin Djawadi768,43
112Guardians Of The GalaxyTyler Bates1468,37
113Postman Pat The MovieRupert Gregson-Williams568,20
114I, FrankensteinReinhold Heil & Johnny Klimek568,00
115Ocho Apellidos VascosFernando Velazquez368,00
116HerculesFernando Velazquez1167,67
117A Walk Among The TombstonesCarlos Rafael Rivera867,50
118TestCeiri Torjussen367,50
119Bad Milo!Ted Masur367,13
120LockeDickon Hinchliffe367,07
121Boxtrolls, TheDario Marianelli767,01
122W. - Witse De FilmJohan Hoogewijs366,90
123Draft DayJohn Debney666,70
124NightcrawlerJames Newton Howard766,49
125Amazing Spider-Man 2, TheHans Zimmer1766,26
126Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Volume 2Alan Silvestri366,20
127RepentanceMark Kilian466,13
128Lego Movie, TheMark Mothersbaugh765,68
129In Your EyesTony Morales365,67
130Son Of A GunJed Kurzel365,67
131SabotageDavid Sardy465,50
132Riot Club, TheKasper Winding365,47
133In My DreamsWilliam Ross465,23
134Enemies CloserTony Morales465,00
135John WickTyler Bates & Joel J. Richard664,82
136Vikings II, TheTrevor Morris364,73
137Transformers: Age Of ExtinctionSteve Jablonsky1264,58
138Expendables 3, TheBrian Tyler1064,42
139BirdmanAntonio Sanchez464,38
140At The Devil's DoorRonen Landa564,28
141Double, TheAndrew Hewitt464,28
142Exodus: Gods And KingsAlberto Iglesias764,17
143Hector And The Search For HappinessDan Mangan & Jesse Zubot364,13
144Driver, TheLorne Balfe364,10
145Stike BackScott Shields364,10
146Purge, The: AnarchyNathan Whitehead363,93
147TranscendenceMychael Danna663,78
148Machine, TheTom Raybould363,67
149Right Kind Of Wrong, TheRachel Portman363,67
150Signal, TheNima Fakhrara363,63
151Camp X-RayJess Stroup463,63
152St. VincentTheodore Shapiro763,29
153Zero Theorem, TheGeorge Fenton363,03
154Dark Valley, TheMatthias Weber362,80
155Trust MeMark Kilian462,03
156Batman: Assault On ArkhamRobert J.Kral361,73
157Jack Ryan: Shadow RecruitPatrick Doyle1461,61
158InFamous: Second SonMarc Canham, Nathan Johnson & Brain361,50
159Middle Earth: Shadows Of MordorGarry Schyman & Nathan Grigg461,38
160TracksGarth Stevenson460,80
161Reaching For The MoonMarcelo Zarvos360,77
162Mr. TurnerGary Yershon360,30
163Call Of Duty: Advanced WarfareHarry Gregson-Williams & Audiomachine559,74
164X-Men: Days of Future PastJohn Ottman1859,64
165Sherlock Series 3David Arnold & Michael Price459,23
166Ride AlongChristopher Lennertz459,03
167November Man, TheMarco Beltrami858,89
168300: Rise Of An EmpireJunkie XL1158,64
169That Awkward MomentDavid Torn358,57
170Non-StopJohn Ottman1058,33
171LucyEric Serra658,15
172Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Volume 3Alan Silvestri358,07
173Red SkyTimothy Williams558,00
174LaggiesBenjamin Gibbard357,93
175Sharknado 2: The Second OneChris Ridenhour & Christopher Cano457,13
176Knick, TheCliff Martinez657,00
177Maps To the StarsHoward Shore956,63
178Equalizer, TheHarry Gregson-Williams1356,02
179SharknadoRamin Kousha555,76
180After The DarkNicholas O'Toole & Jonathan Davis355,47
181Gone GirlTrent Reznor & Atticus Ross655,25
182Seal Team 8: Behind Enemy LinesMark Kilian455,00
183Real HumansRikard Borggaard354,33
184Houdini Volume 1John Debney551,52
185Wolf Creek 2Johnny Klimek350,00
186Walk Of ShameJohn Debney448,88
18713 SinsMichael Wandmacher348,67
188Houdini Volume 2John Debney548,58
189AddictedAaron Zigman348,40
190Edge Of TomorrowChiristophe Beck1145,31
191Under The SkinMica Levi343,97
192KitePaul Hepker443,83
193Captain America: The Winter SoldierHenry Jackman1543,09
194RoboCopPedro Bromfman1141,15
195Hero Of Color CityZoe Poledouris-Roche & Angel Roche Jr.340,00
196No Good DeedPaul Haslinger339,33

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