8 Movies and TV Shows That Made Iconic Songs 10 Times Cooler
Songs you'll never hear the same way thanks to movies and TV.
Have you ever found yourself humming a song just because it reminds you of a scene from a movie or a TV show? You know, those perfect moments when the music and the action blend together so seamlessly, it's like they were made for each other.
We are about to remember some of those amazing musical choices.
Reservoir Dogs: Stuck in the Middle with You by Stealers Wheel
Do you recall the ear scene? If you've watched it, of course, you do. Quentin Tarantino brilliantly used Stuck in the Middle with You to soundtrack this gruesomely unforgettable moment.
Apocalypse Now: The End by The Doors
Francis Ford Coppola's war epic gifted us with an unforgettable opening. As Martin Sheen's character struggles with his demons, we hear The End by The Doors playing in the background.
Breaking Bad: Baby Blue by Badfinger
Baby Blue by Badfinger, playing over the final moments of Walter White's journey, felt like a perfect encapsulation of his twisted love affair with the meth empire.
Fight Club: Where is My Mind? by Pixies
Speaking of endings, remember the final scene of Fight Club? As the buildings crumbled, Where Is My Mind? played, leading us into an unforgettable, nihilistic end.
Shrek: All Star by Smash Mouth
This catchy tune has become synonymous with the loveable green ogre, and every time we hear it, we can't help but imagine Shrek.
Arrested Development: The Final Countdown by Europe
G.O.B.’s magic shows in Arrested Development would have been incomplete without Europe's The Final Countdown. The song, full of 80s hair-band grandeur, just added the right amount of over-the-top drama to Gob's magic tricks.
Blue Velvet: In Dreams by Roy Orbison
This song, once a sweet dreamy ballad, turned into a haunting melody in the context of this film. Another perfect marriage of scene and song.
The Sopranos: Don't Stop Believin’ by Journey
This legendary TV show ended with Journey's Don't Stop Believin’. As Tony looked up for one last time, the screen cut to black, leaving this song echoing in our minds.