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My remarkable songs from movies

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People who added this item 1453 Average listal rating (911 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Rushmore (1998)
The Faces - Ohh La La

By the end of this movie, I had to conclusions:
1 - Wes Anderson definitely is one of my favorite directors.
2 - This is one of the greatest songs I've heard in ages.

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People who added this item 156 Average listal rating (81 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Belle & Sebastian - There's too much love

One of the sweetest love stories in cinema, wish more people knew Brazilian movies.

Also, one of the catchiest songs ever.

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People who added this item 1980 Average listal rating (1254 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
High Fidelity (2000)
Beta Band - Dry the Rain.

Yeah, I definitely would buy this this EP.

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People who added this item 3731 Average listal rating (2558 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Queen - Don't stop me now

One of the funniest scenes I can remeber.
Love you Simon Pegg and Ed Wright.

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People who added this item 455 Average listal rating (246 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.8
Mother (2009)
Intro Song
The first scene of Mother is a masterpiece that delivers the whole movie during it's first minutes.

Of course, you have to watch the final scene to understand how the first one really works out.

Brilliant. Just brilliant directing.

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People who added this item 5618 Average listal rating (3631 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Donnie Darko (2001)
Echo and the Bunnymen - Killing Moon

This movie has a great soundtrack, like Duran Duran's Notorious or Mad World (unfortunately it's not the Tears for Fears version).

But Killing Moon prepares the mood for the movie very well, and it's a less known song that I only discovered thanks to this pic.

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People who added this item 1608 Average listal rating (1007 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle

This.
F*cking.
Scene!

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People who added this item 763 Average listal rating (497 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.1
Bronson (2008)
Pet Shop Boy - It's a Sin

Just because this movie sold me that Tom Hardy is one of the best actors today.

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People who added this item 3109 Average listal rating (1829 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

Craziest sh*t I've listened in a while, in the weirdest movie I've seen in ages.

And I love it.



PS: Song also featured in Platoon
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People who added this item 442 Average listal rating (268 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Incendies (2010)
Radiohead - You and whose army?

A powerful intro conducted by my favorite band and one of the best directors we have today.

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People who added this item 2174 Average listal rating (1297 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
The Graduate (1967)
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds Of Silence

I like the beginning of this movie, and it has one of the most brilliant endings. But unfortunately I don't like the middle of it very much.

Anyway, a classic masterpiece music opening and setting the mood for one of the greatest classics of the cinema.

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People who added this item 318 Average listal rating (219 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine



"My face is mine, my hands are mine, my mouth is mine, but I'm not. I'm yours." What a way to end a movie.
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People who added this item 1015 Average listal rating (587 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
Willow's Song

Sensual and disturbing. An amazing scene, unfortunately it is censored.

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People who added this item 1692 Average listal rating (914 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Bjork - I've seen it all

Adorable and tragic.

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People who added this item 1097 Average listal rating (802 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
Whiplash (2014)
Caravan
Can you feel the energy? It overflows through the screen.

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People who added this item 1253 Average listal rating (852 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Rocky III (1982)
Survivor - Eye of the Tiger

Great (and classic) song to put anyone in the mood of the movie.
GO ROCKY!

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People who added this item 272 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Youth (2015)
The Retrosettes Sister Band - You got the Love
And that's how you begin and finish a movie. Curious, funny and touching stories, with outstanding performances.



Simple Song.
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People who added this item 587 Average listal rating (358 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Hair (1979)
Let the sunshine in.

Great song to close a great musical.


PS: Also love 5th Dimension's version with Age of Aquarius.
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People who added this item 1901 Average listal rating (1059 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Dogville (2003)
David Bowie - Young Americans

Powerful ending credits from von Triers' masterpiece. And Bowie's performance is just superb in this song.

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People who added this item 406 Average listal rating (250 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4
3 Idiots (2009)
3 Idiots - All is well
Or the day that I lost my prejudice with Bollywood

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People who added this item 2981 Average listal rating (2004 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Beatles - Twist and Shout
Shake it on baaaabe!

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Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

"Heroes" is one of my favorite songs, but the scene didn't catch me.

But who can resist to Emma Watson saying "OH MY GOD, they are playing good music!" and doing an awesome dance with Ezra Miller? Also, great scene for the movie.

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People who added this item 4796 Average listal rating (3133 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Juno (2007)
Michael Cera and Ellen Page - Anyone Else But You

C'mon, aren't they cute as hell?
Also, I really love the lyrics of this song, and I have a really pleasant memory of my life when I went to watch it.

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People who added this item 2878 Average listal rating (1772 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Almost Famous (2000)
Elton John - Tiny Dancer

My girlfriend introduced me to this film, and without a doubt, this is the greatest moment of the flick.

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People who added this item 944 Average listal rating (608 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Warm Bodies (2013)
Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart

This movie is silly as hell, BUT this scene is really charming. And despite not liking the movie, thanks to it I discovered one of my favorite songs.

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People who added this item 220 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
Sing Street (2016)
Sing Street - Up

The movie got me with "The Riddle of the Model", but this was my favorite of the movie

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People who added this item 457 Average listal rating (286 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Begin Again (2013)
Adam Levine - Lost Stars

This could be a very cliche scene, but happily the director/writer John Carney takes the right decision by the end of the song.

The movie is not as great as Once, but I liked this scene better than most of the songs of the first movie.

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People who added this item 3650 Average listal rating (2271 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Grease (1978)
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-Johnson - Summer nights

Every 70s mom's favorite musical.

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People who added this item 1110 Average listal rating (645 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Travolta making our moms happy again.

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People who added this item 3960 Average listal rating (2475 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

Baaaaaw~ ;_; S2

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People who added this item 3372 Average listal rating (2270 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Watchmen (2009)
Bob Dylan - Times are a-changin'

I'm a huge fan of Alan Moore's comic Watchmen, but I couldn't enjoy what Zack Snyder tried to do here.

But I can't deny that the intro is a masterpiece, if only he had keep the level for the whole movie.

Tsc.



PS: This was my first contact with a Bob Dylan song, believe it or not.
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People who added this item 574 Average listal rating (368 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Hurricane (1999)
Bob Dylan - Hurricane

First I knew the song, and than movie. This was the song that convinced me to listen more of Dylan's work, and the movie that made see how Denzel Washington is a genius actor.



PS: Yeah, there are a lot of copyright issues with this song, god knows why, and it's impossible to find Dylan singing it.
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People who added this item 635 Average listal rating (366 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Wonder Boys (2000)
Bob Dylan - Things have changed

"C'MON! Him again?"
Yeah, him again. Aand again I first knew the song and than the movie.
It's a "feels good" story, but nothing very remarkable. But this is probably the catchiest of Dylan's songs.

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The Seatbelts - Gotta Knock A Little Harder

Up to this date, no anime had such soundtrack as Cowboy Bebop did. The movie wasn't a let down and closed the flick with the same quality of the show.



"Are you living in the real World?"
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Komm, Süsser Tod

Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese animation, extending it's success to the whole Pop Culture.

The End of Evangelion is everything that any fan was hoping for, and the Third Impact scene is one of the most amazing things I've watched in my life.


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People who added this item 582 Average listal rating (314 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Masayoshi Yamazaki - One more time, one more chance

My heart shattered in million pieces in the first time I watched this.

And it still does.

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People who added this item 8177 Average listal rating (5232 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Urge Overkill - Girl You'll Be a Woman Soon

Uma Thurman dancing, just it.


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People who added this item 5211 Average listal rating (3437 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
David Bowie - Cat People

David Bowie in a Nazi movie with Brad Pitt speaking Italian while everyone shoot Hitler in the face?

Thank you Tarantino.

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People who added this item 5042 Average listal rating (3314 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You

The grooviest torture scene.
"You ever listen to K-Billy's super sounds of the 70s?"

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People who added this item 2560 Average listal rating (1747 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Anthony Hamilton & Elayna Boynton - Freedom

Tarantino is the master of movies soundtracks, both previously movies proves this. But this is special, because I can't remember any particular scene so painful and touching like this one.

I didn't need to see the rest of the movie to know that I was watching another one of his masterpieces.

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Tenacious D - Kickapoo

I won't lie, I'm a huge fan of Jack Black and this is one of the funniest movies I've seen.

The awkwardest part? I watched this movie in my first date with my girlfriend, glad that she is a fan of Dio and everything worked great.

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People who added this item 4218 Average listal rating (2781 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
School Of Rock - It's a long way to the top (If you wanna Rock n Roll)

This movie is pure fun from beginning to the end.
Jack Black's energy flows trough all the songs, and the last one closes the movie with a golden key.

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People who added this item 3670 Average listal rating (2424 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
The greatest music showdown!

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People who added this item 1908 Average listal rating (1141 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Boogie Nights (1997)
ELO - Livin' Thing

I don't have footage of this scene, but ELO doesn't need any excuse to be listed.

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Doves - There goes the fear

The whole OST is amazing, and when I re-listened it this music caught my attention. And the scene is so sweet.

Today, this is one of my favorite songs, no doubt about it.

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People who added this item 1599 Average listal rating (941 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
REM - Man on the Moon

Great and touching acting from Jim Carrey, and one of the most interesting biographies filmed.

The song that gives the name to the film is as great.

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Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky

Best song from the best Marvel movie(up to this date). And it fits so perfectly in the trailer, oh yeah.



PS: No footage of the song in the movie.

PS2: Hooked on a feeling is also pretty cool, but Spirit in the Sky is still my favorite.
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People who added this item 577 Average listal rating (412 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
ELO - Mr. Bluesky

I am Groot!

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The Flaming Lips - Spongebob & Patrick Confront The Psychic Wall of Energy

One of my favorite bands making a song to one of my favorite shows? Hell Yeah.

If I remember well, this song is played during the ending credits, but here is their official video with all it's glory.

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People who added this item 4097 Average listal rating (2742 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Moby - Extreme Ways

Not a big fan of the trilogy, but the best part of the movies was when this song kicked in.

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There are some songs that make a really strong impression in me during movies, and always become a must in my playlists.

I decided to list some of them here... they aren't great classic scenes/songs, it's a more personal experience.

There are songs from trailers, ending credits, intros and specific scenes... I hope you enjoy!

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Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Jul 3 12:26
Wow! Great idea, this is a very cool list :)

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