Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of contemporary classical music who composed the soundtrack for the 1992 film Alien3. He is noted for known for his distinctive style and ability to blend various musical styles and techniques in original and inventive ways.

Goldenthal has scored numerous films, including Demolition Man, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Batman Forever, Heat, Michael Collins, A Time to Kill, Sphere, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, Frida, S.W.A.T. and Public Enemies.