Magnum Force Main Title Sequence

The opening credit sequence to Magnum Force is pure 1970s gold.

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2 thoughts on “Magnum Force Main Title Sequence

  1. Hollyfeld says:

    It sounds like the Beastie Boys ripped this off :)

    Listen to their song “Root Down”.

    Also – was this piece of music by the same person who did the opening credits for “Taking of Pelham 1-2-3”? (*the original, not the cruddy remake)

  2. The Beastie Boys sampled Jimmy Smith’s Root Down (And Get It) for their song. The Magnum Force music does have that 70s sound so I can hear how you’d think that. It was composed by Lalo Schifrin, who also did the Mission: Impossible and Starsky and Hutch TV themes.

    The opening music to The Taking of Pelham 123 is fantastic too. That was done by David Shire.

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