Best Use of a Song in a MovieRefers to the use of an existing song as a plot device. This means that the characters in the movie interact with the song in some way such as listening to it or singing it. Songs that are merely in the soundtrack are not suited for this list, but they can be added to the Best Use of a Song in a Movie Soundtrack top ten list. Also, songs in musicals or other songs written specifically for the movie are not included.
The Top Ten
Iconic scene from the film.
The movie scene that introduced Bohemian Rhapsody to a whole new generation of listeners. Everyone's parents seemed a little bit cooler after we found out they already had this song on vinyl.
just a great car scene with a legendary song that rocks :) my friends and I do this scene while we're in the car every time we hear it. - hawkcatcher04
Definately! Funniest part in the movie too. It helps that I know the lyrics. - fireinside96V 13 Comments
This is a Great Song used to perfection in the Film and Michael J FOX absolutely nailed it. And high up on -My Top 10- Actors who performed in a movie with Buddy Holly- Ray Charles & the Blues Brothers. GB - GrantzPlace
Chuck. Chuck. It's Marvin - your cousin, Marvin BERRY. You know that new sound you're looking for? Well, listen to this. - Ozilation
MJ Fox Sang the Song Himself. Of Course the Guitaring was not by him.
Note-for-note, Fox synched that guitar solo like he made the song himself. - ZahveedV 1 Comment
This song gives the movies energy! I always get so pumped every time I hear this song because it reminds me of these motivating training scenes!
That scene of this film is iconic! During a school football game, my friend and I couldn't think of a good cheer, so we just sang this song even though we had no idea what the words were! We called it "The Bettlejuice" song. Ha ha! - tcatron565
Ridiculously funny, my favorite scene!
funny song and they dance too. - JESSIEMEN
Hell yes Ferris Buller!
Think of the song and a boombox. - RdrTech
He's awesome and cute and funny
I'm not voting for Queen- sue me. I've been on a bus full of people all singing to Tiny Dancer, and it's one of the best experiences I've ever had. - Queen-aholic
Who didn't want to be on that bus singing that song with Stillwater!? I know I did! - Apples007
If you haven't already sold your soul to rock n roll, this movie is sure to seal the deal.
Okay lol I loved this one and low rider was great for that one, the beetlejuice one, but I LOVE this movie so I said it lol - thorn
Lol this song was in my head for months when I watched this film - Mongoose09
Bette Midler dig her thing!
She had your attention when she was singing that song in the movie.
was really funny and heath ledger made it so spectacular, so lavish... couldn't have make use of better than this... wish I could do that... the movie was equally great... - underhill
You cannot beat this film. With leaving on a jet plane and miss you aerosmith. Cannot be beaten. Second song not listed. Should be would be close contender.
Mandy Moore singing her own song in her movie is awesome! The movie itself was very inspiring, and together with the song are enough to make me teary-eyed. - kurtcardona
This is a great movie and I think its great that mandy moore is singing her own song in the movie she is in..
what's weird is that the book made me cry only at the end but when watching the movie I only cried when she ws singing this song - pixiebetch22
this movie and song made me cry and i love them both
I mean how many other movies and T.V. shows have copied or parodied this classic scene?
This song played an iconic role in Risky Business - MaverickRide
Ok Kenny Loggins rocked this song!
And only Kenny Loggins rocked this song, not Blake Shelton - MaverickRide
Who doesn't bob their head sideways when hearing this song because of Doug and Steve Butabi? - Freak_Show1
Great use of the song for this movie. It was great. Only movie I saw as well out of all of these ones listed. - Undertaker15-0
was great went exactly with the film - daviboy22
good movie and great song all there is to say
War is a great band. Long standing sound
I liked low rider for years - Batman5335
LOVE THIS MOVIE AND SONG~! - metallicaholic95
that part in the movie was the best!! really good movie, really good song. - Lottie
WHAT? They use one of the best Queen songs in yet another movie? Awesome! See, people are starting to understand!
Shut the Queen off
No, it sounds perfect with the scene you're in hah aha
Shaun: David! Kill the Queen!
Shaun: THE JUKEBOX!
"Who the hell put this on? "
"It's on random! "
Somebody once told me the world was gonna roll me...
Yes... it came
Created a meme sensation. - ParasN2000UListen to Sample
Olive is hilarious couldn't have chosen a better song, shame the movie was crap! - thetopten
hillarious movie and kick ass song. that scene was so awesome!
So creepy, once you realize what's going on. It almost gives me chills.
Just watch it. Millions of fans over twenty years are based on this musical movie moment.
it seems they put this song in this movie just to make the top of this list - louiethefly
Had me in tears of laughter
I was laughing so hard I was bawling - PinkLemonade
ABSURD PERFECT CONTRAST AND SO BRILLANT FROM KUBRICK
Highlight of the entire Film
me and all my friends make up dances to this somg - lilbert12345
Welcome to the goody room! - InsertNameHere
Another great one! You put the lime in the coconut...
I think this list is popular because of yugvijay tiwari he shared it on his Facebook page I love him...
61 come on guys vote it up only Indian horror movie which is really awesome vote it up!
Nice list... I'm voting because of yugvijay only.
It should be in top 10 at least or more!V 7 Comments
All the friends are hangin out, getting drunk and playing pool while singing "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Frankie Valli before they go off to Vietnam. An unbelievably well shot and acted scene and, in my opinion, the best musical scene ever to be in a movie.
Every time I hear this song it reminds me the movie and it makes me feel happy
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