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    Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Heard this mentioned on KGGO this morning. I don't know who comprised the panel for this but a major screw is loose.



    The 77 Most Unforgettable Movie Songs - Spinner


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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    I actually kind of liked this list - it wasn't filled with "The Way We Were" and all of the stuff you normally see on "Best of" lists. It was a little more off-the-beaten-path.


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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    I agree with number 1 but Danger Zone absolutely has to be in the top 5.


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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Philadelphia was great movie, however I remember years ago when I first watched it the opening song by Bruce Springsteen stood out and was always the first thing I thought about when someone mentioned the movie. Great song and very fitting.



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Good list IMO.



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    I didnt see it on there... but from donnie darko id have to go with "mad world".

    Also honorable mention for "la vie en rose" in wall-e

    Quite a bit of good stuff on that list though.



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Some memorable songs on that list, but I would restrict that list to movie songs that were made famous by the movie, not great songs that were used 15 years later.



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Good list IMO.
    I agree with most on the list but placement should seriously be changed. Lose Yourself from 8 mile at number 2? Are you freaking kidding me? Don't forget about me from the breakfast club is definitely top five worthy as is Eye of the Tiger from Rocky.


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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    I can agree with #1 and #3 making the list... but the rest of the top 10??? OMG!



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Kind of fun to go through that list but there were some WTF omissions.

    No "As Time Goes By' from Casablanca?
    No "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from Wizard of Oz?
    No theme music from Dr. Zhivago, The Godfather, Lawrence of Arabia or The Good The Bad and The Ugly or Jaws?

    I’ll add my own special category for best music as credits roll:
    • Ludicris “Get Back” in Tropic Thunder
    • Harry Belafonte “Jump in the Line” in Beetlejuice
    • Vera Lynn “We’ll Meet Again” from Dr. Stranglelove



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Downtown, Lloyd Cole from Bad Influence
    Time of our lives, Paul Van **** from Into the Blue
    Sinatra from Wall Street
    Rammstein from XXX
    Everything from The Thomas Crown Affair



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Some memorable songs on that list, but I would restrict that list to movie songs that were made famous by the movie, not great songs that were used 15 years later.
    Good point. It almost could diverge into two separate lists in that way. Although at least the list is "Unforgettable" movie songs, not "best original movie soundtrack songs" or something of that sort.

    "The End" in A-Now was OK because it fit the scene and the movie is set (roughly) during that time period. Others, like "Twist & Shout" in FBDO, are memorable points in specific movies, but draw attention to the song outside the framework of the plot (that is, numerous songs could have been used in that context, the song's inclusion is more than aural backdrop to the scene, and seems to use the music to heighten the movie's appeal, rather than the other way around).

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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    Horrible list. Absolutely horrible.



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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    As someone commented on the page, the list is missing "I'm Alright" from Caddyshack. I thought "Bittersweet Symphony" from Cruel Intentions and "Wild Thing" from Major League could have been included in the list.


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    Re: Spinner's magazine's 77 most unforgettable movie songs

    How about "The Wall" by Pink Floyd. I can't see the list but that was a Movie. haha.


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