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Identify your favorite movie soundtrack...

nerudite

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A co-worker is listening to the Spawn Soundtrack (which I really love), and it sparked a small conversation about soundtracks here at the office.


My favorites:
Spawn
Magnolia
Singles
Athens Inside Out
Reservoir Dogs
 

donk

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In no particular order

Quadrophenia, both the album and the soundtrack are great. Sound track has lots of mod music.
The Muppet Movie, still have my copy on vinyl
Rock and Roll High School
Tommy - it is interesting that the soundtrack order is different then the movie order is differnt then the musical order. Each end up portraying a slightly different story.
 

Tom R

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Tough one

In no particular order:

Easy Rider
Little Big Man
2001

and a dark horse - Kansas City
 
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There used to be a time when the soundtrack actually included songs from the movie. Nowadays, it seems as if soundtracks are just another way of promoting talentless people who produce songs that are not only not included in the movie, but have absolutely nothing to do with the movie. Those are the ones that generally say "Music inspired by...[insert movie name]."

My faves in no particular order:

The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink
Brown Sugar
Love Jones
Batman - the Prince version
Saturday Night Fever
 

biscuit

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Well you've listed two of mine
Magnolia
Singles

and I would add...
O Brother Where Art Thou
Batman Forever
Grosse Point Blank
 

el Guapo

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To Live and Die in LA - Wang Chung (Don't laugh, this is great music)

Pink Floyd's The Wall - Or is the movie a video track to the sound?
 

moose

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Nerudite is on the right (sound)track....

Singles
Magnolia

also Braveheart, Shawshank Redemption and the Nightmare Before Christmas

Just saw Love Actually, last night. I think I'll get that sound track too.
 

Gedunker

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It occurs to me that my favorite movie is also my favorite movie sound track: LOCAL HERO (Mark Knopfler).

"Would you give me a dollar for every grain of sand I hold in my hand. O!, Look! I spilt some. Saved you some money right there.
"Come on, Ben, I'm not playing games."
"Pity. You could have had this beach for ten, maybe fifteen thousand. Did you think it would be more?
I love that line :-D
 

Budgie

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Conan the Barbarian
Clockwork Orange
Pulp Fiction
The Full Monty
Animal House
 

Chet

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Tommy
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Hardware (an obscure terminator type horro movie from the 80's)
 

SkeLeton

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In no particular order:
  • 28 Days Later (the sound track is decent, the movie.... regular)
  • Donnie Darko
  • Requiem For a Dream
  • Solaris
  • Gladiator

Otaku OST List:
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Noir
  • .Hack//Sign
  • Ghost In The Shell - Stand Alone Complex
  • Witch Hunter Robin
  • Rouroni Kenshin OVAs OST
:)
 

Budgie

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el Guapo said:
To Live and Die in LA - Wang Chung (Don't laugh, this is great music)
I don't know about the soundtrack, but that was a sweet movie.
 

JNA

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The Good, Bad and Ugly
Victory at Sea
James Bond

3rd for Animal House
 

Rumpy Tunanator

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Just saw the movie the Specials the other day, not sure what the hell was going on there.

-another for Magnolia, damn thats a good soundtrack
-Pee Wee's Big Adventure
-Apycolypse Now
 

ludes98

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I generally find soundtracks unintersting outside the conext of the movie. I do like some of the more classical based ones.

Abyss
Last of the Mohicans

Chet said:
Hardware (an obscure terminator type horro movie from the 80's)
Sad to say I have actually seen this movie more than once.
 

Wulf9

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The re-released Dracula and Requiem for a Dream (Kronos Quartet)
Buddy Holly Story
Coal Miner's Daughter
Yellow Submarine
Great Balls of Fire
Less than Zero
 

Repo Man

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I really like the soundtrack of my namesake, Repo Man. Classic 80s punk rock.

Other faves:
Go!
Singles
Dudes
Grosse Point Blank
Snatch
The Basketball Diaries
SLC Punk
Requiem for A Dream
The Lost In Translation - new, but awesome
 

Tom R

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tunes

I forgot Bird.

Two nostalgia flicks, American Grafitti & The Big Chill.
 

Floridays

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The Big Easy
Grosse Point Blank
Pulp Fiction and
O Brother Where Art Thou (good one, Biscuit!)
 

Big Easy King

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Purple Rain
Singles
Pretty In Pink
Judgement Day
Batman (Prince's version)
The Breakfast Club
Under the Cherry Moon
 

nerudite

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I forgot another one... terrible movie, great soundtrack:

Swordfish (Oakenfold!)
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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el Guapo said:
To Live and Die in LA - Wang Chung (Don't laugh, this is great music)
I admit that is in my collection at home. And it is fairly good.

Last of the Mohicans
Dances With Wolves
The Sopranos
Chicago
Good Morning Vietnam
Quadrophenia
 

otterpop

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1) "Oh Brother . . . "
2) "Paint Your Wagon"
3) "The Big Easy"
3) "Little Shop of Horrors"
4) "Guys and Dolls."
6) "Rancho Deluxe"
 

BiteMeElmo

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A couple of mine are pretty obscure...

"Hideaway" - good heavy industrial/metal soundtrack
"Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" - decent 80's rock by relatively unknown bands.

Others:

The Wall (of course)
Star Wars (the original)
Indiana Jones
Dazed and Confused
Jaws
Anything pre-90's by John Carpenter
 

Mud Princess

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Run Lola Run - great late-night driving music, IMO

Smithereens - obscure NYC indie movie w/Richard Hell - I don't think a recorded soundtrack exists, as I've never been able to find it - the Feelies are on it


I don't really consider Quadrophenia to be a movie soundtrack, since it was an album first (and one of my favorite records, actually).
 

Plannerbabs

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-Requiem for a Dream--one of my all-time favorites of any genre.
-Sid and Nancy for those high school memories
-Lost Highway
I'm a little ashamed to admit this, but when the leaves turn I love listening to Good Will Hunting
-Amelie

and there are others but I didn't bring my cd's in again and can't remember what they're called altho I can picture the cd's. darn right brain.
 

Nemesis

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Fav Soundtracks

Anything by Danny Elfman(not Oingo Boingo)
John Williams I even liked his score for Catch Me If you Can.
Big Chill
Breakfast Club
Ferris Bueller
The Mission
 

gkmo62u

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Maybe a little forgotton but:

Valley Girl--among the many great songs, is A Million miles Away by the Plimsouls.

Gross Pointe Blank--Rudy Can't Fail by the Clash etc...
 

Queen B

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Zoning Goddess said:
Ditto.

And "You've Got Mail"; yeah, I like those chick movies.
Yeah, chick movies....!!!!!!!
Is it that great of a movie no not really but if it is on and I flip past I will stay there! What is it about chick movies that get us?
 

donk

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Mud Princess said:

I don't really consider Quadrophenia to be a movie soundtrack, since it was an album first (and one of my favorite records, actually).
If you get a chance, pick up the soundtrack, it has some otherwise unavailable "Ready Steady Go" tracks (precursor to the who) great soul and other mod music. If only a GF in university had not "borrowed" my copy.

I was going to add Repoman also. Nothing like the Circle Jerks to start a day off right.

The other musical/soundtrack I really like is Frank Zappa's 200 Motels. I've only seen the movie twice and have a really beat up vinyl copy of the soundtrack, but it is his weird experimentation and jazz at its best, with a bit of sex and depravity thrown in for good measure.
 

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-Grosse Pointe Blank
-Rushmore
-Almost Famous (Fever Dog!)
-The Royal Tennenbaums
-I Am Sam
-Pulp Fiction
-Kissing Jessica Stein
 
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O Brother ( and the O Sister album they did is also very good)
Moulin Rouge 1 and 2
The Broadway versions of Chicago and Rent
Grosse Pointe Blank
City of Angels

I'm dying to find the Muppet Movie soundtrack in CD form that doesn't cost me $60!!! Is it a solid gold CD? WTF!
 

donk

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Downtown said:

I'm dying to find the Muppet Movie soundtrack in CD form that doesn't cost me $60!!! Is it a solid gold CD? WTF!
Thanks, now you've got me watching 3 auctions on ebay.
 
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