John has written a few scores for films but also several directors have used his songs for their soundtracks. Also every now and then, a John song pops up in some episode of a television series. Below you find the stuff I managed to dig up.
From Punk To Rave
John Martyn is present with Solid Air, but not on the soundtrack CD.
"The unbelievably true story of one man, one movement, the music and madness that was Manchester."
John goes Chet Baker in motion picture soundtrack.
No doubt about it: "Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
Ulster drama after novel by Mary Costello.
Belfast housewife takes up the peace cause which causes her family trouble with IRA sympathizers.
The film uses original John songs May You Never (with slightly different solo guitar work), Solid Air, Back Down The River, Go Down Easy and Over The Hill. Actress Nuala O'Neil also sings cover version of May You Never.
Comedy about three leftover hippies.
Taj Mahal did the soundtrack and used John's Over The Hill.
John is in good company:
J.J. Cale, Lowell George and others.
The Lost Song
John has a production credit for the original music. No further details available.
Lonely fat man goes off the deep end in Italian tragedy set in Naples.
John has two songs on the score:
Lonely Love and Never Let Me Go.
Peter Gordon did the other three tracks.
Film also known as The Gas Inspector/ The Meter Reader.
Sex, drugs and murder,
that's where John comes in.
Score by Barrie Guard features Sweet Little Mystery.
Film is also known as Mad Dogs & Englishmen.
Angeline turns out to be a nurse.
Prototype third year medical students learn about medicine and life in hospital drama from the nineties.
John Martyn's Angeline sits side by side with Walk The Dinosaur (Was, Not Was).