Top 10 Music Genres to Use in Movies

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I think these music genres work best with movies. There are some things that I kept on my mind before making this list.

1. Its not about how good the genre is. Its about how appropriate these genres are for using in movies.
2. Most of these genres I added here are based on instrumental parts. I didn't really think about the lyrics or vocals.

Feel free to add anything. Thanks for visiting.

The Top Ten

1 Symphonic Metal

Definitely #1, especially some Blind Guardian songs - they are ready to become soundtracks: Wheel Of Time, Sacred Worlds, The Throne, Lord Of The Rings, And Then There Was Silence. These songs are great for any epic, high budget movie, best for fantasy and history movies. - Metal_Treasure

I became interested on Symphonic Metal from hearing them on movies. - zxm

Yes, Metal_Treasure. I tried those songs. Those songs deserve it. - zxm

Especially for emotional parts. - zxm

2 Classical Classical V 1 Comment
3 Electronic Electronic V 1 Comment
4 Funk Funk

For comedy movies. - zxm

5 Industrial Metal
6 Indie Rock Indie Rock
7 Reggae
8 Progressive Rock Progressive Rock

Not all parts of it. But mostly keyboards parts and few guitar parts. - zxm

9 Jazz Jazz
10 Rap

The Contenders

11 Ska
12 Thrash Metal Thrash Metal Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its fast tempo and overall aggression. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work.The genre evolved in the early 1980s from combining the fast drum beats ...read more.

Should be used in secne where a battle is taking place or when the antigonist attacks the city and causes mayhem - christangrant

13 Indie
14 Pop Rock
15 Punk Rock Punk Rock Punk rock is a subgenre of rock music. It usually has rebellious lyrics and down stroked power chords played on guitars. Bad Religion, Sex Pistols, and Green Day (actually pop-punk, which is still punk in a way) are a few punk rock bands. The subgenre influenced thrash metal because of it's down stroked ...read more.
16 Hard Rock Hard Rock Hard Rock is a subgenre of rock music known for having heavier guitar riffs/solos. It originated around 1964-1965 with various Garage Rock bands.
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