Michael Giacchino has composed the musical scores for many Disney movies, including The Incredibles, The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, Sky High, Ratatouille, Up, Cars 2, John Carter, Tomorrowland, Inside Out, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Zootopia, Rogue One, Coco and Incredibles 2. He has also composed the musical scores for many Marvel movies including Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home and [[Spider-Man: No Way Home]]. He has received multiple Grammy awards, an Emmy, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Award.

Outside Disney, Giacchino is known for composing the musical scores for the first Medal of Honor video games.

Feature Film Filmography

Year Film Position Subsidiary
2004 The Incredibles Music Pixar
2005 Sky High Walt Disney Pictures
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Touchstone Television
2007 Ratatouille Pixar
2009 Up
2011 Cars 2 Original Score Composed
2012 John Carter Music Walt Disney Pictures
2015 Tomorrowland
Inside Out Pixar
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Actor Lucasfilm
2016 Zootopia Original Score Composed Walt Disney Animation Studios
Doctor Strange Music Marvel Studios
Rogue One Lucasfilm
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming Marvel Studios
Coco Original Score Composed Pixar
2018 Incredibles 2 Music
Ralph Breaks the Internet Voice Actor Walt Disney Animation Studios
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home Music Marvel Studios
Jojo Rabbit Music 20th Century Fox
2021 [[Spider-Man: No Way Home]] Music Marvel Studios

Animated Shorts Filmography

Year Film Position Subsidiary
2005 Jack-Jack Attack Music Pixar
One Man Band
2006 Lifted
2007 How to Hook Up Your Home Theater Walt Disney Animation Studios
2009 Partly Cloudy Pixar
Dug's Special Mission
Prep & Landing Walt Disney Animation Studios
2010 Day & Night Pixar
Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa Walt Disney Animation Studios
2011 La Luna Pixar
The Ballad of Nessie Walt Disney Animation Studios
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Original Score
2012 Electric Holiday Music The Walt Disney Company
2013 Toy Story of Terror! Pixar
2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot
2015 Riley's First Date?

Compositions for Disneyland

Theme Park(s) Song
Hong Kong Disneyland
Space Mountain
Disneyland Paris Space Mountain: Mission 2
Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Tours: The Adventures Continue



  • Giacchino is the third out of six composers to work on a Pixar film.
  • He is the first person outside of the Newman family to compose for Pixar films.
  • He is one of Pixar's three composers who has scored more than one than film. Ranking second place by the most only behind Randy Newman.
  • He is the second veteran Pixar composer to appear in an animated Disney film, also behind Newman.
  • Giacchino is the composer to have worked on most of Disney's subsidiaries (having scored Rogue One, released by Lucasfilm; Doctor StrangeSpider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home, released by Marvel Studios; Zootopia and Ralph Breaks the Internet, released by Walt Disney Animation Studios; The Incredibles films, Ratatouille, Up, Cars 2, Inside Out and Coco, released by Pixar, Jojo Rabbit, released by 20th Century Fox; as well as Disney's live-action films Sky High, John Carter and Tomorrowland, and the Muppets' TV film The Muppets' Wizard of Oz).
    • Additionally, Giacchino has worked with more Pixar film directors than the company's other recurrent composers:
      • He scored Cars 2, directed by John Lasseter.
      • He scored Up and Inside Out both directed by Pete Docter.
      • He scored The Incredibles, Incredibles 2, the live-action film Tomorrowland, and the short film Jack-Jack Attack (as well as the non-Disney related Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol), all directed by Brad Bird.
      • He scored the live-action film John Carter, directed by Andrew Stanton.
      • He scored Coco, directed by Lee Unkrich.
      • He scored the short One Man Band, which was co-directed by Brave co-director Mark Andrews.
      • He scored the short Partly Cloudy, which was directed by The Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn.
      • He scored Dug's Special Mission, which was directed by Inside Out co-director Ronnie del Carmen.
      • He scored the TV special Toy Story of Terror!, which was directed by Finding Dory co-director Angus MacLane.
      • He scored the TV special Toy Story That Time Forgot, directed by Brave co-director Steve Purcell.
      • He scored the short film Riley's First Date?, while his score for Up was used in the short film George and A.J., both of whom were directed by Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley.
        • He is the only composer to have worked with all 3 Toy Story directors (Lasseter, Unkrich, and Cooley)
  • He is the only Pixar composer to make a cameo appearance in a Pixar film, being Coco which he himself composed.
  • He also composed the music for the Incredicoaster (formerly called California Screamin') at Disney California Adventure.

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