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13 Soundtracks That Are Better Than The Movie

Dumpster movies, FIRE soundtracks.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which film soundtracks they think are better than the actual movies they're from. Here are some of the most popular opinions:

1. Fifty Shades of Grey

"It did not deserve to be that good." —whatadickens
Republic Records

"It did not deserve to be that good." —whatadickens

2. Glitter

"The movie itself is indeed a mess, but the album that accompanied has definitely aged well and seems ahead of its time, in retrospect. People criticized Mariah for trying to bring back the '80s in 2001, but by 2009 everybody was trying to bring back the '80s. She should have just waited a little bit longer." —svdorme
Virgin Records

"The movie itself is indeed a mess, but the album that accompanied has definitely aged well and seems ahead of its time, in retrospect. People criticized Mariah for trying to bring back the '80s in 2001, but by 2009 everybody was trying to bring back the '80s. She should have just waited a little bit longer." —svdorme

3. Twilight

"'Decode' by Paramore and 'Supermassive Black Hole' by Muse are absolute classics. No shame." —melissat42589e7e4
Chop Shop / Atlantic Records

"'Decode' by Paramore and 'Supermassive Black Hole' by Muse are absolute classics. No shame." —melissat42589e7e4

4. Elizabethtown

"The script is terrible, and the plot doesn’t make the most sense, but the soundtrack is killer. Between Tom Petty, The Hombres, and Elton John, there’s a lot to be excited about." —astread
RCA Records

"The script is terrible, and the plot doesn’t make the most sense, but the soundtrack is killer. Between Tom Petty, The Hombres, and Elton John, there’s a lot to be excited about." —astread

5. Josie and the Pussycats

"It may be a ridiculous movie, but the soundtrack for Josie and the Pussycats was so fun and catchy! The lead singer from Letters to Cleo sang most of the songs, and I just love her!" —Michelle Moran, Facebook
Epic/Sony Records

"It may be a ridiculous movie, but the soundtrack for Josie and the Pussycats was so fun and catchy! The lead singer from Letters to Cleo sang most of the songs, and I just love her!" —Michelle Moran, Facebook

6. Suicide Squad

"It has an amazing soundtrack with a variety of artists from Eminem to Twenty One Pilots. I still listen to the soundtrack on repeat." —mjbol57
Atlantic Records

"It has an amazing soundtrack with a variety of artists from Eminem to Twenty One Pilots. I still listen to the soundtrack on repeat." —mjbol57

7. Daredevil

"The movie was pretty awful, but listening to Seether, Evanescence, The Calling, and Drowning Pool made things a little easier to bear." —nanasgirl94
Wind-up Records

"The movie was pretty awful, but listening to Seether, Evanescence, The Calling, and Drowning Pool made things a little easier to bear." —nanasgirl94

8. City of Angels

"I feel like this topic was invented for City of Angels. Great soundtrack, and it's even aged fairly well. The movie? Incredibly stupid." —ngmelissac
Warner Bros.

"I feel like this topic was invented for City of Angels. Great soundtrack, and it's even aged fairly well. The movie? Incredibly stupid." —ngmelissac

9. Godzilla (2000)

"Back when it was released, it featured the first new Wallflowers song in three years (a cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes'). I played that thing on my cassette deck the entire day it was released. It also featured 'Come with Me' by Puff Daddy, 'Walk the Sky' by Fuel, 'Deeper Underground' by Jamiroquai, and a 'Godzilla Remix' of 'Brain Stew'go by Green Day." —Sean Mackey, Facebook
Epic/Sony Records

"Back when it was released, it featured the first new Wallflowers song in three years (a cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes'). I played that thing on my cassette deck the entire day it was released. It also featured 'Come with Me' by Puff Daddy, 'Walk the Sky' by Fuel, 'Deeper Underground' by Jamiroquai, and a 'Godzilla Remix' of 'Brain Stew'go by Green Day." —Sean Mackey, Facebook

10. Xanadu

"The Xanadu soundtrack is unbelievably good! For a film so bad that it inspired the Razzie Awards, the album went Double Platinum, and is still to this day regularly played in my home. 'Magic' became a hit for Olivia Newton John, and it went on to have an incredibly successful run on Broadway!" —cydneyt2
Jet / MCA

"The Xanadu soundtrack is unbelievably good! For a film so bad that it inspired the Razzie Awards, the album went Double Platinum, and is still to this day regularly played in my home. 'Magic' became a hit for Olivia Newton John, and it went on to have an incredibly successful run on Broadway!" —cydneyt2

11. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

"John Williams can do no wrong. George Lucas can do wrong sometimes." –Simon Ritchie, Facebook
Sony Classical

"John Williams can do no wrong. George Lucas can do wrong sometimes." –Simon Ritchie, Facebook

12. Ghostbusters II

"Hear me out: Ghostbusters II soundtrack is FIRE. It's on Spotify. Look it up." —Samantha C. Sullivan, Facebook
MCA Records

"Hear me out: Ghostbusters II soundtrack is FIRE. It's on Spotify. Look it up." —Samantha C. Sullivan, Facebook

13. Brimstone & Treacle

"Kind of a silly movie circa mid-1980s with Sting in the starring role. Lots of Police songs — some not available anywhere else, plus the eerily catchy instrumental theme song. The Go Go's and Squeeze also show up on the soundtrack. All in all, a highly recommended soundtrack. (Avoid the movie unless you really, really love Sting...which I do.)"
A&M Records

"Kind of a silly movie circa mid-1980s with Sting in the starring role. Lots of Police songs — some not available anywhere else, plus the eerily catchy instrumental theme song. The Go Go's and Squeeze also show up on the soundtrack. All in all, a highly recommended soundtrack. (Avoid the movie unless you really, really love Sting...which I do.)"

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