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24 Times A Song Was Perfect For A Movie Scene

Soundtracks always add a little something to the beauty of the movies and the plots. Some songs add on to the relationship that is dwelling between the characters. Each song makes us feel like a part of something big and every time we listen to them, we automatically think of the movies. Here are songs that fit perfectly into the movie scenes they were played in.

1. “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler (Shrek 2)

"Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler (Shrek 2)
Song from Shrek 2

2. “Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone (Guardians of the Galaxy)

"Come and Get Your Love" by Redbone (Guardians of the Galaxy)
A song from Guardians of the Galaxy

3. “Dude” by Aerosmith (Mrs. Doubtfire)

"Dude" by Aerosmith (Mrs. Doubtfire)
Mrs. Doubtfire

4. “Voulez-Vous” by ABBA (Mamma Mia)

"Voulez-Vous" by ABBA (Mamma Mia)
Mamma Mia

5. “Listen” by Beyoncé (Dreamgirls)

"Listen" by Beyoncé (Dreamgirls)
Dreamgirls

6. “Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman)

"Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman)
Pretty woman

7. “Blackbird” by Nina Simone (Beyond the Lights)

"Blackbird" by Nina Simone (Beyond the Lights)
Beyond the Lights

8. “The Heat Miser/Cold Miser Song” (The Year Without a Santa Claus)

"The Heat Miser/Cold Miser Song" (The Year Without a Santa Claus)
The Year Without a Santa Claus

9. “Toxic” by Britney Spears (Promising Young Woman)

"Toxic" by Britney Spears (Promising Young Woman)
Promising Young Woman

10. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen (Suicide Squad)

"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (Suicide Squad)
Suicide Squad

11. “Able” by Pharrell Williams (Hidden Figures)

"Able" by Pharrell Williams (Hidden Figures)
Hidden Figures

12. “Super Freak” by Rick James (Little Miss Sunshine)

"Super Freak" by Rick James (Little Miss Sunshine)
Little Miss Sunshine

13. “Uptown Girls” by Billy Joel (Trainwreck)

"Uptown Girls" by Billy Joel (Trainwreck)
Trainwreck

14. “Jump in the Line” by Harry Belafonte (Beetlejuice)

"Jump in the Line" by Harry Belafonte (Beetlejuice)
Beetlejuice

15. “Little Bitty Pretty One” by Bobby Day (Matilda)

"Little Bitty Pretty One" by Bobby Day (Matilda)
Matilda

16. “Jai Ho” by Tanvi Shah/A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)

"Jai Ho" by Tanvi Shah/A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)
Slumdog Millionaire

17. “Gimme Shelter” by the Rolling Stones (The Departed)

"Gimme Shelter" by the Rolling Stones (The Departed)
The Departed

18. “El Tango de Roxanne” by J. Feliciano, E. McGregor and J. Koman (Moulin Rouge!)

"El Tango de Roxanne" by J. Feliciano, E. McGregor and J. Koman (Moulin Rouge!)
Moulin Rouge!

19. “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy (Do the Right Thing)

"Fight the Power" by Public Enemy (Do the Right Thing)
Do the Right Thing

20. “The Hanging Tree” by James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1)

"The Hanging Tree" by James Newton Howard (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

21. “Old Time Rock and Roll” by Bob Seger (Risky Business)

"Old Time Rock and Roll" by Bob Seger (Risky Business)
Risky Business

22. “Bennie and the Jets” by Elton John (27 Dresses)

"Bennie and the Jets" by Elton John (27 Dresses)
27 Dresses

23. “Money” by Barrett Strong (Crazy Rich Asians)

"Money” by Barrett Strong (Crazy Rich Asians)
Crazy Rich Asians

24. “You’ll Be in My Heart” by Phil Collins (Tarzan)

"You'll Be in My Heart" by Phil Collins (Tarzan)
Tarzan

These songs have added more depth to the perception of the characters. It is also evident that songs make scenes memorable, they make them interesting and insinuate the presence of the main characters. A song not only adds up to the plot and character, it also takes its own space to reinvent its meaning.

Written by FandomWire Staff