18 Scenes That Should Win An Academy Award For Having The Perfect Song Playing In The Background
Arthur dancing on the stairs in Joker gets me every time.
As someone who loves both cinema and music, there's nothing that pleases my senses MORE than a scene in a movie that has the PERFECT song playing in the background.
Here are some of the best responses:
The battle scene in Lord of The Rings: The Return of the King to the tune of "The Ride of the Rohirrim" by Howard Shore:
Shaun & Co. fighting off zombies in Shaun of the Dead to the tune of "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen:
Quicksilver saving the mutant students in X-Men: Apocalypse to the tune of "Sweet Dreams" by Eurythmics:
Obi-Wan fighting Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace to the tune of "Duel of the Fates" by John Williams:
Baby driving away in Baby Driver to the tune of "Bellbottoms" by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion:
The printer scene in Office Space to the tune of "Still" by Geto Boys:
Arthur descending the stairs in Joker to the tune of "Rock 'n' Roll (Part 2)" by Gary Glitter:
Patrick Bateman's brutal murder in American Psycho to the tune of "Hip to Be Square" by Huey Lewis & The News:
Mr. Blonde's iconic torture dance in Reservoir Dogs to the tune of "Stuck in the Middle with You" by Stealers Wheel:
The final scene in Requiem for a Dream to the tune of "Lux Aeterna" by Clint Mansell:
The church fight scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service to the tune of "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd:
The blowing up of Parliament in V for Vendetta to the tune of "1812 Overture" by Pyotr Tchaikovsky:
Dom Cobb returning home in Inception to the tune of "Time" by Hans Zimmer:
The Henley Royal Regatta scene in The Social Network to the tune of "In the Hall of the Mountain King" by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross:
The crew arriving at Jurassic Park in Jurassic Park to the tune of "Theme" by John Williams:
Nick and Norah leaving the Where's Fluffy? concert together in Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist to the tune of "Last Words" by the Real Tuesday Weld:
Tom's expectations versus his reality in (500) Days of Summer to the tune of "Hero" by Regina Spektor:
Finally, Hoagie, Jerry, and Co. playing tag together for the last time in the hospital wing in Tag to the tune of "Runnin'" by the Pharcyde:
Which movie scene do you think is paired with the perfect song? Sound off in the comments below!
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