1. Ocean's Thirteen (2007) (writer: "Caravan")

2. "The Sopranos" (3 episodes, 2007)
    - The Second Coming (2007) TV episode ("Caravan") 
    - Kennedy and Heidi (2007) TV episode (writer: "Sophisticated Lady") (performer: "Sophisticated Lady") 
    - Walk Like a Man (2007) TV episode ("Mood Indigo")

3. Does Your Soul Have a Cold? (2007) (writer: "Solitude")

4. King of California (2007) (writer: "In A Sentimental Mood (inst)")

5. Munich (2005) (writer: "Prelude to a Kiss")

6. Rumor Has It... (2005) (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light") (performer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light") 
... aka Rumour Has It... (Australia) (Canada: English title) (New Zealand: English title)

7. The White Countess (2005) (music: "Mood Indigo" (1930))

8. Prime (2005) (writer: "IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD") (performer: "IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD")

9. Breakfast on Pluto (2005) (writer: "Caravan")

10. No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) (performer: "Blowin' in the Wind")

11. Melinda and Melinda (2004) (writer: "In A Mellow Tone", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart") (performer: "Take The 'A' Train", "In A Mellow Tone", "I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart")

12. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) (writer: "I'm a Just a Lucky So & So")

13. The Notebook (2004) (writer: "Alabamy Home" (1937))

14. Mona Lisa Smile (2003) (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")

15. "Angels in America" (2003) TV series (unknown episodes)

16. The Matrix Revolutions (2003) (writer: "I'm Beginning To See the Light") 
... aka The Matrix Revolutions: The IMAX Experience (USA: IMAX version (promotional title))

17. The Human Stain (2003) (writer: "Day Dream" (1939)) (music: "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good" (1941)) 
... aka Couleur du mensonge, La (France) 
... aka Menschliche Makel, Der (Germany)

18. Bright Young Things (2003) (writer: "Caravan")

19. Ben Webster (2003) (TV) ("In a Mellow Tone")

20. Comedian (2002) (writer: "Caravan")

21. Minority Report (2002) (writer: "Solitude" (1934))

22. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) (music: "Mood Indigo" (1931)) (lyrics: "Mood Indigo" (1931)) (performer: "Mood Indigo" (1931))

23. Mafia: Lost Heaven (2002) (VG) (writer: "The Mooche", "Caravan")

24. Hart's War (2002) (writer: "Mood Indigo")

25. Ocean's Eleven (2001) (writer: "Caravan") 
... aka 11 (USA: promotional abbreviation) 
... aka O11 (USA: informal short title)

26. One Night with Robbie Williams (2001) (TV) (writer: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me") 
... aka Robbie Williams: Live at the Albert (UK: DVD title)

27. The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) (music: "Sophisticated Lady") (performer: "Sophisticated Lady") 
... aka Im Bann des Jade Skorpions (Germany)

28. Angel Eyes (2001) (writer: "In A Sentimental Mood") 
... aka Ojos de ángel (USA: Spanish title)

29. Chocolat (2000) (writer: "Caravan")

30. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) (performer: "Mood Indigo")

31. Pollock (2000) (performer: "It's Sad But True")

32. The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (2000) (TV) (music: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")

33. The Yards (2000) (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")

34. My Dog Skip (2000) (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light") 

35. Any Given Sunday (1999) (writer: "I DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT YOU")

36. The Green Mile (1999) (performer: "Three Little Words") 
... aka Stephen King's The Green Mile (USA: complete title)

37. Pitch People (1999) (writer: "Mood Indigo")

38. Sweet and Lowdown (1999) (writer: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Caravan")

39. Curtain Call (1999) (writer: "Mood Indigo", "Rockin' In Rhythm")

40. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) (TV) (writer: "Rent Party Blues") 
... aka Face of an Angel (UK: DVD title)

41. Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore (1999) (TV) (writer: "DIMINUENDO IN BLUE & CRESCENDO IN BLUE") (performer: "DIMINUENDO IN BLUE & CRESCENDO IN BLUE") 
... aka The Fillmore (USA: short title)

42. Eyes Wide Shut (1999) (music: "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)" (1941)) 
... aka EWS (USA: promotional abbreviation)

43. The Thirteenth Floor (1999) (writer: "Caravan") 
... aka Abwärts in die Zukunft (Germany: TV title)

44. Life (1999/I) (writer: "Drop Me Off in Harlem")

45. "Great Railway Journeys" (1 episode, 1999)
    - Singapore to Bangkok (1999) TV episode (performer: "Take the 'A' Train")

46. The Matrix (1999) (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light") (performer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")

47. "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1 episode, 1999)
... aka DS9 (USA: promotional abbreviation) 
... aka Deep Space Nine (USA: short title) 
... aka Star Trek: DS9 (USA: short title) 
    - Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang (1999) TV episode ("Night Train")

48. Living Out Loud (1998) (writer: "Low Key Lightly", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")

49. Rounders (1998) (writer: "Warm Valley") (performer: "Warm Valley")

50. Saving Private Ryan (1998) (writer: "Solitude")

51. The Odd Couple II (1998) ("Don't Get Around Much Anymore") 
... aka Neil Simon's The Odd Couple II

52. The Big Lebowski (1998) (writer: "I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good")

53. Sphere (1998) (music: "DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE")

54. The Big One (1997) (writer: "Mississipi Moan" (1927)) (performer: "Mississipi Moan" (1927))

55. Double Tap (1997) (performer: "One O'Clock Jump")

56. Hoodlum (1997) (writer: "It Ain't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")

57. Addicted to Love (1997) (writer: "I'm Beginning To See The Light")

58. Ulee's Gold (1997) (music: "Sophisticated Lady")

59. Metro (1997) (performer: "THINGS AIN'T WHAT THEY USED TO BE")

60. Love Jones (1997) (writer: "In a Sentimental Mood") (performer: "In a Sentimental Mood")

61. Larger Than Life (1996) (writer: "Just A Lucky So & So")

62. "The Beatles Anthology" (1995) (mini) TV mini-series (writer: "I'm Beginning to see the Light")

63. Let It Be Me (1995) (writer: "C Jam Blues")

... aka Love Dance (UK)

64. White Man's Burden (1995) (writer: "Prelude To A Kiss")

... aka White Man (France)

65. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) (writer: "HY-AH SU", "MAYBE I SHOULD CHANGE MY WAYS") (performer: "HY-AH SU", "MAYBE I SHOULD CHANGE MY WAYS")

66. Forget Paris (1995) (writer: "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")

67. Miami Rhapsody (1995) (writer: "I GOT IT BAD AND THAT AIN'T GOOD")

68. Bullets Over Broadway (1994) (performer: "That Jungle Jamboree")

69. Corrina, Corrina (1994) (performer: "IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")

70. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) (performer: "Flying Home") ("In A Sentimental Mood")

... aka Hudsucker - Der große Sprung (Germany)

71. Bottle Rocket (1994) (writer: "Stevie") ("Stevie")

72. Short Cuts (1993) ("I'm Gonna Go Fishin")

73. Rising Sun (1993) (writer: "SINGLE PETAL OF A ROSE")

74. Swing Kids (1993) (writer: "IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)")

75. Malcolm X (1992) (writer: "Drop Me Off in Harlem", "Azure", "Arabesque Cookie") (performer: "Arabesque Cookie")

... aka X (USA: poster title)

76. Dag i oktober, En (1992) ("THE JEEP IS JUMPIN'")

... aka A Day in October

77. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) (writer: "Prelude to a Kiss", "Daydream")

... aka Glengarry Glen Ross (Australia: DVD title)

78. Prelude to a Kiss (1992) (writer: "Prelude to a Kiss")

79. A League of Their Own (1992) (writer: "IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD")

80. White Men Can't Jump (1992) (writer: "MOOD INDIGO")

81. The Mambo Kings (1992) (writer: "In A Sentimental Mood") (performer: "In A Sentimental Mood")

82. The Addams Family (1991) ("The Mooche")

83. The Naked Gun 2?: The Smell of Fear (1991) ("SATIN DOLL")

... aka The Naked Gun 2 1/2 (Canada: English title)

84. The Rocketeer (1991) (writer: "IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD")

85. Oscar (1991) (writer: "ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM") (performer: "ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM")


86. Guilty by Suspicion (1991) (writer: "I'M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO") (performer: "I'M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO")

... aka Liste noire, La (France)

87. He Said, She Said (1991) ("I'm Just A Lucky So-and-So", "In A Sentimental Mood")

88. Wild Blade (1991) (performer: "El Gato")

89. Alice (1990) (writer: "Caravan")

90. Wild at Heart (1990) (writer: "First Movement") (performer: "First Movement")

... aka David Lynch's Wild at Heart (USA)

91. White Hunter Black Heart (1990) (writer: "SATIN DOLL")

92. Harlem Nights (1989) (writer: "Black Beauty", "Mood Indigo") (music: "Drop Me Off In Harlem", "The Gal From Joe's", "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Sophisticated Lady") (performer: "Drop Me Off In Harlem")

93. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) (writer: "The Mooch")

94. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) (writer: "Prelude To A Kiss", "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me", "Solitude")

95. When Harry Met Sally... (1989) (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")

... aka When Harry Met Sally (USA: DVD box title)

96. Field of Dreams (1989) (performer: "Lotus Blossom")

97. Full Moon in Blue Water (1988) (music: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")

98. Envoyez les violons (1988) (writer: "C JamBlues")

... aka Flûte, La (France)

99. Sunset (1988) (performer: "Black And Tan Fantasy")

... aka Catalina (USA: cable TV title)

100. Biloxi Blues (1988) (writer: "Solitude")

... aka Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues

101. Nuit Bengali, La (1988) (writer: "East St-Louis Toodle-oo")

... aka Bengali Night

102. In the Mood (1987) (writer: "SOLITUDE")

... aka The Woo Woo Kid

103. The Untouchables (1987) (writer: "MOOD INDIGO")

104. Radio Days (1987) (performer: "Take the 'A' Train")

105. Royal Society Jazz Orchestra (1986) (TV) (music: "Black and Tan Fantasy")

106. Miss Mary (1986) ("Don't Get Around Anymore")

107. The Cotton Club (1984) (music: "The Mooche", "Cotton Club Stomp #2", "Drop Me Off In Harlem", "Creole Love Call", "Ring Dem Bells", "East St.Louis Toodle-O", "Cotton Club Stomp #1", "Mood Indigo", "Daybreak Express Medley")

108. Maria's Lovers (1984) (writer: "DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE")

109. "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1 episode, 1984)

... aka The Best of Carson (USA: rerun title)

    - Episode dated 25 June 1984 (1984) TV episode (writer: "I Got it Bad (And That Ain't Good)")

110. Let's Spend the Night Together (1983) ("Take The A Train")

... aka Rocks Off (TV title)

... aka Time Is on Our Side (USA)

111. Frances (1982) (music: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")

112. Reborn (1981) ("Mood Indigo")

... aka Renacer (Spain)

113. Série noire (1979) ("Moonlight fiesta")

114. The Turning Point (1977) ("THE RIVER" (Vortex))

115. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (1975) (writer: "Downtown Uproar") (music: "Saddest Tale (Blues)") (performer: "Downtown Uproar")

116. The Conversation (1974) (music: "Sophisticated Lady")

117. Handicap (1968) ("My Funny Valentine")

118. A la memoria del autor (1966) ("The Single Petal of a Rose")

119. Boccaccio '70 (1962) (writer: "Day Dream")

... aka Boccaccio '70 (USA)

... aka Boccace 70 (France)

120. "Dante" (1 episode, 1960)

    - A Punch from Judy (1960) TV episode (writer: "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good")

121. "Peter Gunn" (3 episodes, 1958-1960)

    - The Judgement (1960) TV episode (writer: "Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)")

    - The Long, Long Ride (1960) TV episode (writer: "I'm Beginning To See the Light")

    - The Vicious Dog (1958) TV episode (writer: "Don't Get Around Much Anymore")

122. This Could Be the Night (1957) (writer: "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good" (uncredited))

123. Symphony in Swing (1949) (performer: "Frankie and Johnnie") ("Frankie and Johnnie", "Take the A Train")

124. Breakin' It Down (1946) (writer: "Just a-Sittin' and a-Rockin'")

... aka Name Band Musical: Breakin' It Down (USA: series title)

125. People Are Funny (1946) ("Every Hour on the Hour")

126. Man from Oklahoma (1945) (writer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")

127. The Mouse Comes to Dinner (1945) (music: "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)", "Don't Get Around Much Any More")

... aka Mouse to Dinner

128. Cabin in the Sky (1943) (writer: "Going Up") (performer: "Going Up")

129. Air Force (1943) (writer: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (1923) (uncredited))

130. The Shining Hour (1938) (music: "Mood Indigo")

131. Underworld (1937/I) (music: "It Don't Mean a Thing")

132. Hit Parade of 1937 (1937) (performer: "I've Got to be a Rough Cutter", "Love is Good for Anything That Ails You") ("I've Got to be a Rough Cutter")

... aka I'll Pick a Star (reissue title)

... aka I'll Reach for a Star (USA: TV title (reissue title))

... aka The Hit Parade

133. Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life (1935) (writer: "Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life")

... aka Headliners (1935-1936 Season) (#3): Symphony in Black (USA: series title)

134. Masks and Memories (1934) (music: "Sophisticated Lady")

... aka Broadway Brevities (1935-1936): Masks and Memories (USA: series title)

135. A Bundle of Blues (1933) (writer: "Rockin' In Rhythm", "A Bundle of Blues")

136. Check and Double Check (1930) (writer: "Ring Dem Bells", "Old Man Blues") (performer: "Three Little Words", "Ring Dem Bells", "Old Man Blues")

137. Black and Tan (1929) (writer: "Black and Tan Fantasy") ("Black and Tan Fantasy")

138. Leo Reisman and His Hotel Brunswick Orchestra in Rhythms (1929) ("The Mooche")

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