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Old 05-30-2019, 05:56 PM
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Electric Dreams (1984)
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The Bodyguard was a relatively forgettable romance-suspense film, but everyone remembers Whitney's singing.
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ACDC's album Who Made Who is the soundtrack for the Stephen King Film Maximum Overdrive. While it was a compilation, a few new tracks (including the Top 40 hit title song) were recorded, and older forgotten tracks were rediscovered/rescued from previous forgotten albums.
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I'll add "Chariots of Fire" and "St. Elmo's Fire". Both with memorable themes, but I haven't seen the latter and don't remember the former.
Chariots of Fire won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1982. I haven't seen it either but I don't consider that means it wasn't memorable.

(Making note to get Chariots of Fire out of the public library.)
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The Crow.
Stole mine.


So Iíll add Hackers, even though I still have a soft spot for it and Mathew Lillard.
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Old 06-05-2019, 08:07 AM
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Mentioned in a previous thread as examples of fairly execrable movies with very good soundtracks:

Heavy Metal
La Bamba
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Guardians of the Galaxy. It had its charm,but the soundtrack was the most groundbreaking thing about it.
The movie box office was over $750 million, and not because of the soundtrack.
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I am shocked, Shocked we get to 70 posts and no one has mentioned Repo Man. Great punk soundtrack, weird ass movie.
"Repo Man" doesn't count as it is both an excellent movie and excellent soundtrack.


I really enjoyed Stewart Copeland's soundtrack to "Rumble Fish", but to be honest I've never seen the movie so I can't say if it was any good or not.
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Children of Sanchez -- the Chuck Mangione theme got lot of radio play, enough such that I bought the soundtrack--but I never have seen or heard any mention of the movie.
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Sunshine on Leith was released in 1988, five years before Benny & Joon. That was an example of a movie using an existing popular song. Not that that would make it wrong or off-topic for the thread or anything. Just sayin'.
Well, an example of a movie making an existing song popular. The song may have existed 5 years prior to the movie, but the movie made it a "one hit wonder". The video for the song is full of clips from the movie, anyway.
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I don't think the Cocktail soundtrack has been mentioned. I never saw the movie, but I had the cassette. Don't Worry Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin), Rave On (Mellencamp version), Hippy Hippy Shake (probably a cover but the Georgia Satellites version), Kokomo (Beach Boys).
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