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    19 Scenes From 2000s Movies That Were Accompanied By The Perfect Song

    Raise your hand if your introduction to "Bohemian Rhapsody" was Anne Hathaway singing it in Ella Enchanted.

    1. "Thriller" by Michael Jackson β€” 13 Going on 30

    Sony Pictures Releasing

    An absolutely iconic music AND dance moment. You're lying if you didn't try to learn the dance.

    Watch the scene here:

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    2. "Take Me Away" by Lash (covered by Christina Vidal) β€” Freaky Friday

    Buena Vista Pictures

    Okay, but Pink Slip needs to actually become a real band.

    Watch the scene here:

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    3. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (covered by Anne Hathaway) β€” Ella Enchanted

    Miramax Films

    A top 3 cover of the song, TBH.

    Watch the scene here:

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    4. "Stupid Cupid" by Mandy Moore β€” The Princess Diaries

    Buena Vista Pictures

    Technically, this is a Disney villain song.

    Watch the scene here:

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    5. "What Dreams Are Made Of" by Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff β€” The Lizzie McGuire Movie

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "SING TO ME, PAOLO!!!"

    Watch the scene here:

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    6. "Move On Up" by Curtis Mayfield β€” Bend It Like Beckham

    Jess and Jules playing soccer and hugging
    Helkon SK

    A song to make you feel ~sporty~.

    I can't find the scene on YouTube, but here's the song:

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    7. "Canned Heat" by Jamiroquai β€” Napoleon Dynamite

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    Another dance that we all tried to learn.

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    8. "4ever" by The Veronicas β€” She’s the Man

    Viola slaps Justin, then changes into her Sebastian outfit/hair on a carnival ride
    DreamWorks Pictures

    The anxiety in this scene!!

    Watch the scene here:

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    9. "This Is Me" by Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas β€” Camp Rock

    Demi sings "this is me!" then looks shocked as Joe begins singing "you're the voice I hear inside my head, the reason that I'm singing, I gotta find you"
    Disney Channel

    When Joe/Shane came out singing....we all collectively, as a generation, cried.

    Watch the scene here:

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    10. "Dirty Little Secret" by The All-American Rejects β€” John Tucker Must Die

    John greeting Carrie, Heather, and Beth separately at school
    20th Century Fox

    This song gets a rep for playing in every teen movie, but this is its most iconic, imo.

    I can't find the scene on YouTube, but you can watch the music video here:

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    11. "This Woman's Work" by Maxwell β€” Love & Basketball

    New Line Cinema

    This scene got us all feeling ~some type of way~.

    Watch the scene here:

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    12. "One Way or Another" by Blondie β€” Mean Girls

    Aaron sees a poster that says swim practice will be held in the projection room above the auditorium and looks confused, then goes and sees Shane in his underwear
    Paramount Pictures

    "IT LOOKS LIKE HE'S HEADING TO THE PROJECTION ROOM ABOVE THE AUDITORIUM!"

    Watch the scene here:

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    13. "Freeze Frame" by Jump5 β€” Sleepover

    the security guard, played by Steve Carell, turns around to the store display window, where the girls are undressing mannequins, and they freeze
    MGM Distribution Co.

    Name a better matchup of a song and a movie scene. I'll wait.

    Watch the scene here:

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    14. "Supermassive Black Hole" by Muse β€” Twilight

    Summit Entertainment

    The Twilight soundtrack did NOT have to go this hard.

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    15. "Bet on It" by Zac Efron β€” High School Musical 2

    Disney Channel

    A song perfect for every angsty teenager moment.

    Watch the scene here:

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    16. "Get Up offa That Thing / Release the Pressure" by James Brown (covered by Oliver James) β€” What a Girl Wants

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    I miss teen movies having big group song-and-dance breaks. Let's bring those back.

    Watch the scene here:

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    17. "Mickey" by Toni Basil β€” Bring It On

    Universal Pictures

    This song may have played during the credits, but it still feels like an iconic part of this movie.

    Watch the scene here:

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    18. "Perfect Day" by Hoku β€” Legally Blonde

    MGM Distribution Co.

    I cannot even listen to this song without thinking of Legally Blonde.

    Watch the scene here:

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    19. And finally, "Only Hope" by Mandy Moore from A Walk to Remember

    Landon watches as Jamie sings
    Warner Bros. Pictures

    I think we all collectively fell in love with Mandy Moore in this moment.

    Watch the scene here:

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