Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Mike

Songs in the movies

Recommended Posts

"Gimme Shelter" and "House Of The Rising Sun" -- Casino

Also the theme from "Chariots Of Fire" :thumbsup:

"Mrs. Robinson" from The Graduate

Also, my friend mentioned that "Money" was the best part of "The Italian Job"-- which I wish I could have seen, if only for the MiniCoopers ::

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tom Petty's "American Girl" from the parking lot scene at the start of "Fast times at Ridgemont High"

This one always makes me think of the scene in The Silence of the Lambs where the girl is jamming out just before Buffalo Bill kidnaps her. (Lambs reference: Just for Peaches and Scott!)

"It's the End of the World As We Know It" makes me think of Tommy Boy.

Also, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" I think of The Wizard of Oz no matter who is singing it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"It's the End of the World As We Know It" makes me think of Tommy Boy.

That scenes the best!!

That's totally how it happens when you try to sing along to it in a car too (unless you're me, in which case I can do the whole song, because I'm a loser) You start out pretty strong, and then you kind of fade out and mumble a bit, and then come in with a word everynow and then (but everybody can do this at the end of the song "somethin' somethin' mmmmmmmmmmmmmm LEONARD BERSTEIN! somethin' somethin' mmmmmmmmmmmmm" ::)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In "Goodfellas" when they're playing the long instrumental part at the end of "Layla" while all the dead bodies are turning up. "When they found Carbone in the meat truck, he was so frozen stiff it took them two days to thaw him out for the autopsy." Very classic scene and tune.

I also like it in the same movie where the Stones' "Memo From Turner" is playing as he's driving to the hospital and the helicopters are scoping him out.

Yello's "Oh Yeah" in the "Secret of My Success" when they're riding in the limo and Brantley just met Auntie Vera. Ohhhhh yeahhhhh.

The opening scene in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" where the Go-Go's "We Got the Beat" is playing. And the scene where Damone does the Cheap Trick medley (I Want You to Want Me/Dream Police/Surrender) while trying to make a sale.

The Plimsouls doing "A Million Miles Away" and "Oldest Story in the World" in the bar scene in "Valley Girl". Nicholas Cage...what an actor!

The Ramones driving into town for their gig that night riding in a convertible and singing "We Want the Airwaves" in "Rock 'n' Roll High School".

And last but not least, Michael J. Fox on lead vocals and lead guitar on "Johnny B. Goode" in "Back to the Future". "I guess you're not quite ready for that yet...but your kids are gonna love it."

:rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon:

:afro: :afro: :afro: :afro: :afro: :afro:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Over The Rainbow - Wizard of Oz

As Time Goes By - Casablanca

Mrs. Robinson - The Graduate

Caberet - Caberet

Born to Be Wild - Easy Rider

Summer Nights - Grease

Putting on the Ritz - Young Frankenstein

Footloose - Footloose

Old Time Rock & Roll - Risky Business

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Can't take my eyes off you - playing pool scene in the Deer Hunter - man that was cool!

Blister in the sun - Gross Point Blanke

People are Strange by Echo & the Bunnymen - the Lost Boys (terrible film, great Doors cover!)

Where is my mind? - Pixes at the end of Fight Club

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...