26 Soundtracks That Were Way Better Than The Movies

    It's not that these movies were BAD — it's just that the soundtracks for them were really, really awesome.

    1. Empire Records [1995]

    Edwyn Collins, "A Girl Like You"

    2. Romeo + Juliet [1996]

    Radiohead, "Talk Show Host"

    3. Belly [1998]

    DMX, Method Man, Nas, and Ja Rule, "Grand Finale"

    4. Suburbia [1997]

    Elastica featuring Stephen Malkmus, "The Unheard Music"

    5. The Twilight Saga: New Moon [2009]

    Bon Iver and St. Vincent, "Rosyln"

    6. Poetic Justice [1993]

    Mista Grimm, "Indo Smoke"

    7. Batman Forever [1995]

    U2, "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me"

    8. Garden State [2004]

    The Shins, "New Slang"

    9. The Crow [1994]

    Nine Inch Nails, "Dead Souls"

    10. Coneheads [1993]

    R.E.M., "It's A Free World, Baby"

    11. Saturday Night Fever [1977]

    Bee Gees, "Night Fever"

    12. Above the Rim [1994]

    Warren G featuring Nate Dogg, "Regulate"

    13. Reality Bites [1994]

    Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories, "Stay (I Missed You)"

    14. Glitter [2001]

    Mariah Carey, "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On"

    15. Top Gun [1986]

    Berlin, "Take My Breath Away"

    16. Juno [2008]

    Cat Power, "Sea of Love"

    17. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist [2008]

    Shout Out Louds, "Very Loud"

    18. Purple Rain [1984]

    Prince, "When Doves Cry"

    19. The Bodyguard [1992]

    Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You"

    20. Bulworth [1998]

    Pras, Mya, and Ol Dirty Bastard, "Ghetto Supastar"

    21. American Graffiti [1973]

    The Platters, "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"

    22. Singles [1992]

    The Smashing Pumpkins, "Drown"

    23. Shaft [1971]

    Isaac Hayes, "Theme from Shaft"

    24. Pump Up the Volume [1990]

    Pixies, "Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf)"

    25. Great Expecations [1998]

    Pulp, "Like A Friend"

    26. Marie Antoinette [2006]

    New Order, "Ceremony"