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Old 05-10-03, 10:16 PM
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Best Soundtrack?

Good soundtracks enhance the mood of a film and usually evoke memories of a film while they're on. Unfortunately, most soundtracks nowadays are throwaway pop/rock compilations that really don't reflect the mood of the film at all. Anyway, here are some of the best ones I own...

Pulp Fiction/Jackie Brown/Reservoir Dogs (Tarentino puts amazing soundtracks together)
Rushmore
The Rules of Attraction
The End of Violence
Good Will Hunting
Office Space (gangsta rap worked surprisingly well in this film)
Trainspotting
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Top Gun and Days of Thunder and Footloose.
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Old 05-10-03, 11:09 PM
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I'll second Trainspotting, Rushmore, and The Rules of Attraction. I'll also add The Royal Tenenbaums.
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Old 05-10-03, 11:43 PM
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Originally posted by Gdrlv
Unfortunately, most soundtracks nowadays are throwaway pop/rock compilations that really don't reflect the mood of the film at all.
Here are some of those albums where the song compliation actually works towards the albums favour in my opinion:

the Stuart Townsend/Kate Beckensale British comedy Shooting Fish has a great soundtrack.

1. Me and You Versus the World - Space
2. Beautiful Alone - Strangelove
3. Day Before Yesterday's Man - Supernaturals
4. Golden Skin - Silver Sun
5. Twist - Symposium
6. Neighbourhood - Space
7. What the World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon
8. I'm a Better Man (For Having Loved You) - David McAlmont
9. Body Medusa [Leftfield Mix] - Supereal
10. Friends - The Wannadies
11. Bluetonic - The Bluetones
12. Do You Know the Way to San Jose? - Dionne Warwick
13. In Charge - Dubstar
14. To Be the One
15. In Pursuit of Happiness - The Divine Comedy
16. Shooting Fish - Stanislas Syrewicz

24 Hour Party People:

1. Anarchy in the UK - Sex Pistols
2. 24 Hour Party People - Happy Mondays (Jon Carter mix)
3. Transmission - Joy Division
4. Ever Fallen in Love - The Buzzcocks
5. Janie Jones - The Clash
6. New Dawn Fades - Moby with New Order
7. Atmosphere - Joy Division
8. Otis - Duritti Column
9. Voodoo Ray - A Guy Called Gerald
10. Temptation - New Order
11. Loose Fit - Happy Mondays
12. Pacific State - 808 State
13. Blue Monday - New Order
14. Move Your Body - Marshall Jefferson
15. She's Lost Control - Joy Division
16. Hallelujah - Happy Mondays (club mix)
17. Here to Stay - New Order
18. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division

Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels:

1. Hundred Mile High City - Ocean Colour Scene
2. The Boss - James Brown
3. Truly, Madly, Deeply - Skanga
4. Police and Thieves - Junior Murvin
5. Eighteen With A Bullet - Lewis Taylor & Carleen Anderson
6. Spooky - Dusty Springfield
7. The Game - John Myrphy & David Hughes
8. Man Machine - Robbie Williams
9. Walk This Land - E-Z-Rollers
10. I Wanna Be Your Dog - The Stooges
11. Liar Liar - Castaways
12. Why Did You Do It - Stretch
13. Oh Girl - Evil Superstars
14. If The Milk Turns Sour - John Murphy & David Hughes with Rory
15. Zorba The Greek - John Murphy & David Hughes
16. I'll Kill Ya - John Murphy & David Hughes with Rory
17. The Payback - James Brown
18. Fool's Gold - The Stone Roses
19. Eighteen With A Bullet - Pete Wingfield
20. Oh Girl - Evil Superstars
21. If The Milk Turns Sour - David Hughes (With Rory)
22. Zorba The Greek - David Hughes
23. I'll Kill Ya - David Hughes (With Rory)
24. Payback, The - James Brown
25. Fools Gold - Stone Roses
26. It's Been Emotional (Dialogue) - Big Chris
27. 18 With A Bullet (2) - Pete Wingfield

Judgement Night

1. Just Another Victim - Helmet
2. Fallin' - De La Soul
3. Me, Myself & My Microphone - Living Colour
4. Judgment Night - Biohazard
5. Disorder - Ice-T
6. Another Body Murdered - Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
7. I Love You Mary Jane - Cypress Hill
8. Freak Momma - Mudhoney
9. Missing Link - Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
10. Come and Die - Fatal
11. Real Thing - Cypress Hill

Dead Man on Campus:

1. Golden Years - Marilyn Manson
2. Cowboy Song - Blur
3. Human - Elastica
4. We Still Need More (Than Anyone Can Give) - Supergrass
5. Paint by Number
6. Realize [Chemical Brothers Remix] - The Dust Brothers
7. Super Bon Bon [Propellerheads Mix] - Soul Coughing
8. Organizized - Powerman 5000
9. Bound & Tied - Creed
10. Sleeper - Audioweb
11. Walking in the Dark - Goldfinger
12. When the Curtain Calls for You - Jonathan Fire*Eater
13. Empty Ships - Creeper Lagoon
14. I Only Want to Be With You

Singles:

1. Would? - Alice in Chains
2. Breath - Pearl Jam
3. Seasons - Chris Cornell
4. Dyslexic Heart - Paul Westerberg
5. Battle of Evermore - Lovemongers
6. Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns - Mother Love Bone
7. Birth Ritual - Soundgarden
8. State of Love and Trust - Pearl Jam
9. Overblown - Mudhoney
10. Waiting for Somebody - Paul Westerberg
11. May This Be Love - Jimi Hendrix
12. Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees
13. Drown - The Smashing Pumpkins

Repo Man:

1. Repo Man - Iggy Pop
2. TV Party - Black Flag
3. Institutionalized - Suicidal Tendencies
4. Coup d'Etat - The Circle Jerks
5. Clavo y la Cruz - Plugz
6. Pablo Picasso - Burning Sensations
7. Let's Have a War - Fear
8. When the **** Hits the Fan - The Circle Jerks
9. Hombre Secreto (Secret Agent Man) - Plugz
10. Bad Man - Juicy Bananas
11. Reel Ten - Plugz



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Lost Highway

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Okay. Maybe not the last one.
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Good call.
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Originally posted by Giles
Here are some of those albums where the song compliation actually works towards the albums favour in my opinion:

the Stuart Townsend/Kate Beckensale British comedy Shooting Fish has a great soundtrack.

1. Me and You Versus the World - Space
2. Beautiful Alone - Strangelove
3. Day Before Yesterday's Man - Supernaturals
4. Golden Skin - Silver Sun
5. Twist - Symposium
6. Neighbourhood - Space
7. What the World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon
8. I'm a Better Man (For Having Loved You) - David McAlmont
9. Body Medusa [Leftfield Mix] - Supereal
10. Friends - The Wannadies
11. Bluetonic - The Bluetones
12. Do You Know the Way to San Jose? - Dionne Warwick
13. In Charge - Dubstar
14. To Be the One
15. In Pursuit of Happiness - The Divine Comedy
16. Shooting Fish - Stanislas Syrewicz



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Some good ones listed. I'll have to check out that movie. I LOVE Space, Supernaturals, Silver Sun and the Wannadies. It would be interesting to hear them in a flick. Is it any good?
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Until The End Of The World and Natural Born Killers. I also second Lost Highway.
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If we're just talking pop soundtracks and not actual film scores, my faves are:

Hedwig & The Angry inch (although I do REALLY prefer the original off-broadway cast album)
Magnolia
Macross Plus I & II
Little Shop of Horrors
Dead Man Walking
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Singles.
About A Boy.
And the best soundtrack compilation ever - Until the End of the World.
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Originally posted by Buford T Pusser
Some good ones listed. I'll have to check out that movie. I LOVE Space, Supernaturals, Silver Sun and the Wannadies. It would be interesting to hear them in a flick. Is it any good?
the movie isn't all that deep nor is it one of the best British comedies, the strength of the movie is in it's casting, Dan Futterman, Kate, and Stuart are great and lead themselves in one of the quirkiest films - I'd recommend it (give it shot).
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More of a score than a soundtrack, but still an excellent choice. It's a great piece of work that's constantly ripped off.

24 Hour Party People takes the cake for me, classic tracks beginning to end.

Rushmore had some amazing, somewhat forgotten choices and revitalized "I am Waiting", my favorite sleeper Rolling Stones song.

Grosse Point Blank had some great tunes.

Pulp Fiction is still great.

Natural Born Killers is one of the better things Trent Reznor ever did and very few people have it, their loss.

Style Wars has a great selection of rare early hip-hop, so does Scratch.

Dogtown and Z-Boys is chock-a-block full of 70s classics.

Almost Famous is the only movie I can think of that's got Led Zepplin in it (other than Fast Times). It's also full of great songs. Camron Crowe has some serious pull in the industry.
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I agree on the Natural Born Killers soundtrack also...don't know why that didn't end up on my list.
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