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    People Are Sharing Their Favourite Needle Drops In Films, And We Loved These 28

    "It makes me cry and feel alive and want to go out and change something."

    We know music and film are the average BuzzFeed reader's forte, so we thought it made sense to ask the BuzzFeed Community what their favourite "needle drops" in films are.

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    To clarify, a needle drop is when music that wasn't recorded for a movie is added into a movie – be it diegetic (heard by the characters) or non-diegetic (not heard by the characters).

    Here are 28 needle drops that people said they loved:

    1. Trainspotting – "Born Slippy" by Underworld.

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    PolyGram Entertainment

    "Renton's life has been a nightmare – until the final scene. 'Born Slippy' begins to play, and the song builds while Renton decides to steal his friend's money. He creeps out of the hotel room and into the sunshine of London, and the song reaches its climax as the credits roll. Utterly euphoric. And people ask why I call this my happy movie."

    — aseverson

    2. Wayne's World – "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen.

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    Paramount Pictures Studios

    "No music scene in film is more iconic than Wayne and Garth head-banging to 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in the car."

    — colleend9

    3. Kill Bill Vol.2 – "About Her" by Malcolm McLaren.

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    Miramax

    "I love the scene when Beatrix slowly enters Bill's house, sees the young girl, and it dawns on her that she's her daughter!"

    — hannahconstantin

    4. The Royal Tenenbaums – "These Days" by Nico.

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    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    "For me, the needle drop that springs to mind is definitely that bit in The Royal Tenenbaums when Margot gets off the bus and 'These Days' by Nico plays. I'd never heard that song before, and the whole moment is just so well shot and scored and Gwyneth looks AMAZING. 10/10 for me... the rest of the film is meh."

    — sam_cleal 

    "We get a classic Wes Anderson slo-mo walk set to the lovely melancholy sound of Nico. I love the song, the movie, and the way it all comes together."

    — rottenfloorboards

    5. Jojo Rabbit – "Helden (Heroes)" by David Bowie.

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    Searchlight Pictures

    "The movie was way more of an emotional ride than I was expecting, so this finale was very cathartic."

    — kamikazeturtle

    6. Star Trek: Beyond – "Sabotage" by the Beastie Boys.

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    Paramount Pictures Studios

    "I think the scene where The Enterprise crew play 'Sabotage' whilst they defeat the swarm ships is the best, and nobody can convince me otherwise!"

    — daynam4b6e28fa3

    7. Say Anything – "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel.

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    20th Century Studios

    "It's gotta be John Cusack holding a boombox outside his true love's house and playing that beautiful song for her."

    — deftonesforlife

    8. Goodfellas – "Then He Kissed Me" by The Crystals.

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    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "The scene where 'Then He Kissed Me' is playing while Henry and Karen take the back door into the Copacabana is a classic."

    — nenar

    9. High Fidelity – "I Believe (When I Fall in Love it Will Be Forever)" by Stevie Wonder.

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    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    "I love the ending when he's making a mixtape and it ends with 'I Believe.' They carried this moment over to the show as well; it's one of my favourite songs of all time."

    — fakefattrusty

    10. Almost Famous – "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John.

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    Columbia Pictures

    "'Tiny Dancer' on the bus – perfection!"

    — wentex

    11. Battleship – "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC.

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    Universal Pictures

    "I love the bit where they ask the retired veterans of the USS Missouri to return to their ship because they're the only ones who know how to operate it. 'Thunderstruck' starts playing as they prep the ship and train the young crew on what's what – it's pretty bitchin'."

    — houdinisbox

    12. Goodfellas – "Sunshine of Your Love" by Cream.

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    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "That slow zoom in to DeNiro as he smokes a cigarette – you know he's decided to kill Morris."

    — trevorjdawson

    13. Magnolia – "Wise Up" by Aimee Mann.

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    New Line Cinema

    "The scene where they all sing along to 'Wise Up' gets me choked up just thinking about it."

    — turnipthemusic

    14. Bad Times at the El Royale – "Hush" by Deep Purple.

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    20th Century Studios

    "When Chris Hemsworth is dancing while eating pie to 'Hush.' It's hard reconciling that the guy who plays Thor is such an unhinged and terrible person in that movie."

    — audreyt4fe9df5f9

    15. Baby Driver – "Bellbottoms" by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

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    Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group

    "I really love the opening chase to the tune 'Bellbottoms.' It starts out with him lip-syncing, then the robbers get back in the car, and he moves in reverse instead of forward. That kind of sets the tone for the chase and the rest of the movie."

    — r4b4b20f2b

    16. Love Actually – "Both Sides Now" By Joni Mitchell.

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    Universal Pictures

    "When Joni Mitchell plays during Emma Thompson's crying scene. My heart."

    — absentasia

    17. Fightclub – "Where is My Mind" by Pixies.

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    20th Century Studios

    "I love that final shot at the end with them holding hands while the buildings explode 🖤." 

    — addictivesoul

    18. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – "Heroes" by David Bowie.

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    Summit Entertainment

    "When 'Heroes' plays after Charlie's speech. It's such a euphoric moment – it makes me cry and feel alive and want to go out and change something."

    — livrose394

    19. Bringing Down The House – "Simply Irresistible" by Robert Palmer.

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    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    "The bathroom fight scene between Queen Latifah and Missi Pyle never fails to crack me up."

    — stonecoldjaneausten

    20. Rocky III – "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor.

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    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

    "It's gotta be the training sequence– it's a truly empowering song and scene!"

    — elise1617

    21. The Shawshank Redemption – "The Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart.

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    Columbia Pictures

    "This my favourite scene – music transcends the soundtrack and becomes essential and iconic."

    — jonsharky

    22. Look Who's Talking – "Town Without Pity" by Gene Pitney.

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    TriStar Pictures

    "Showing my age here, but I love it when Kirstie Alley is feeding the baby and doing a sexy dance, and John Travolta watches for a moment and then joins in."

    — mrsc81

    23. Dazed and Confused – "Hurricane" by Bob Dylan.

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    Gramercy Pictures

    "The moment when Matthew McConaughey and Jason London enter the pool hall while 'Hurricane' is playing is something that always sticks in my mind. The slow-motion walk and how McConaughey looks effortlessly cool... It just works."

    — lovegoodlongbottom

    24. Bridget Jones's Diary – "It's Raining Men" by the Weather Girls.

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    Universal Pictures

    "The climactic fight scene between Mark Darcy and Daniel Cleaver. It's the moment everyone's been waiting for – a clash between rivals! It's hilarious how the whole restaurant gets involved."

    — elise1617

    25. Risky Business – "Old Time Rock And Roll" by Bob Seger.

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    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "I don't know if it's my favourite, but that tighty-whities lip-sync to 'Old Time Rock & Roll' is so iconic. Now that song – specifically the opening piano riff where Tom Cruise slides into the room – is stuck in my head!"

    — miznortonbuswell

    26. Dangerous Minds – "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio.

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    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    "It sets the mood right away – I love it!"

    — elise1617

    27. Thor: Ragnarok – "Immigrant Song" by Led Zeppelin.

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    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    "That final fight scene. It gives me CHILLS!"

    — blowowowowowowo

    Note: Some entries were edited for length and/or clarity.

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