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Music in the Movies

April 18, 2010

Have you ever been watching a movie and a song starts playing and you just think, “Man, that song was made for this moment.” Well this is a post that is dedicated to that very idea. Below are some of my favorite examples of great music in movies. Please enjoy!

Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Sigur Rós – Staralfur)

Almost Famous (Elton John – Tiny Dancer)

Apocalypse Now (The Doors – The End)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Henry Mancini – Moon River)

Office Space (Geto Boys – Still)

Step Brothers (Will Ferrell – Por Ti Volare)

Empire Records (The The – This Is the Day)

Forrest Gump (Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird)

The Royal Tenenbaumss (Elliot Smith – Needle in the Hay)

10 Things I Hate About You (Letters to Cleo – I Want You To Want Me)

My Best Friend’s Wedding (Dionne Warwick – I Say A Little Prayer)

Trainspotting (Iggy Pop – Lust For Life)

Fight Club (Pixies – Where Is My Mind)

Anchorman (Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Steve Carell – Afternoon Delight)

Shaun of the Dead (Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now)

Reservoir Dogs (The Jeff Healey Band – Stuck In The Middle With You)

Say Anything (Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes)

Wayne’s World (Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody)

One Comment leave one →
  1. June 28, 2010 10:13 PM

    ah – you got res dogs!!! i missed it when i read this post the first time. how dare me! i also love that santa esmerelda song in kill bill – the fight scene between uma and lucy.

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