Top 10 Songs that Gained Popularity Through Their Use in Movies

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The Top Ten

1 "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (Wayne's World)

'Twas still popular before the movie, but I guess it did gain more popularity after the film released. - Misfire

I think this song was very popular before the movie (1992) but it's a great song. - Metal_Treasure

2 "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor (Rocky)
3 "The End" by The Doors (Apocalypse Now)
4 "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers (Ghost)
5 "Stuck In The Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel (Reservoir Dogs)
6 "Old Time Rock and Roll" by Bob Seger (Risky Business)
7 "I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith (Armageddon)
8 "Misirlou" by Dick Dale and His Del-Tones (Pulp Fiction)
9 "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston (The Bodyguard)
10 "All Star" by Smash Mouth (Shrek)

Legend. Legendary song, legendary band, legendary character, legendary movie, legendary everything. - Misfire

Shrek made Smash Mouth just like Oprah made you. - ParasN2000

The Contenders

11 "Lose Yourself" by Eminem (8 Mile)
12 "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry (Back to the Future)
13 "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John (Almost Famous)
14 "I'm Shipping Up To Boston" by Dropkick Murphys (The Departed)
15 "What I've Done" by Linkin Park (Transformers)
16 "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion (Titanic)
17 "Mad World" by Michael Andrews feat. Gary Jules (Donnie Darko)
18 "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves)
19 "Where Is My Mind" by Pixies (Fight Club)
20 Ocean Man by Ween (The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie)
21 "Somebody to Love" by Jefferson Airplane (The Cable Guy)
22 "Wham Bam" by Silver (Guardians of the Galaxy 2)
23 "Hooked on a Feeling" by Blue Swede (Guardians of the Galaxy)

I'm surprised this wasn't already here.

24 "New Divide" by Linkin Park (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) UListen to Sample
25 I'm Alright by Kenny Loggins (Caddyshack)

Even my dad can't listen to the song without thinking of the scene at the end where the gopher pops out unscathed and starts to dance. - Gg2000

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Top Remixes (6)

1. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (Wayne's World)
2. "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry (Back to the Future)
3. "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor (Rocky)
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1. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (Wayne's World)
2. "What I've Done" by Linkin Park (Transformers)
3. "I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith (Armageddon)
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1. "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor (Rocky)
2. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen (Wayne's World)
3. "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston (The Bodyguard)
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