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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:06 PM
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Great, and I mean GREAT music moments in movies.
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 08:06 PM by CanuckAmok
You know when the music is just as powerful/memorable as the images and dialogue?

The first four which spring to my mind are:

"Give UP" from "Magnolia". It's ALMOST sappy, but not quite.

"Baba O'Reily" montage in "Summer of Sam". The power of the Who and the power of Spike Lee's knack for the visual...

"Where is My Mind?", at the end of "Fight Club". Kaboom.

"In Your Eyes", in "Say Anything". What teenaged girl didn't fall in love with John Cusack balancing that boombox on his head?

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nytemare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:07 PM
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1. "Barber's Adagio" in Platoon, and Elephant Man.
It was also used in Amelie.

:)
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-..__... Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:21 PM
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2. "Singing in the Rain" from a "Clockwork Orange"...
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 08:25 PM by D__S

Okay... the Gene Kelly version was good too, but let me see him trying to dance with Doc Martins on?

The lip-sync scene to Roy Orbisons "In Dreams/Candy Colored Clown" in "Blue Velvet" with Dean Stockwell and Dennis Hopper was pretty good too.

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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:22 PM
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3. Many moments in Field of Dreams
That score was amazing...
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JimmyJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:01 PM
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16. The entire score of Walker (lousy movie) is also amazing.
I can send you some downloads if you'd like. :)
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:04 PM
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17. Sure that would be cool!
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:19 AM
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28. What was the song/artist playing
while Costner's character was headed out to find Thomas Mann? It was an instrumental. Love that piece!
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misanthrope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 02:36 AM
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40. "Jessica" by the Allman Bros. Band*nm
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 02:44 AM
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41. Thanks misanthrope!
Thought it was Allman Bros., but could not for the life of me recall the name of the song.
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:03 AM
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43. Guess what's on the teevee right now?
Field of Dreams!
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:27 AM
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44. And here's the song!
:loveya:
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:43 PM
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85. That was the Doobie Brothers I believe
Forget the name of the song...
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:23 PM
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4. In Amadeus:
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 08:36 PM by bertha katzenengel
In the beginning, when Salieri is describing to his confessor the music he'd heard at the Royal Archbishop's palace... "like a rusty squeezebox. And then . . . high above it . . . an oboe . . . a single note, hanging there, unwavering . . . until a clarinet took it over and sweetened it into a phrase of such delight . . ." oh, god, no wonder that's one of the best movies ever made.

edited to add this photo of F. Murray Abraham as Antonio Salieri
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:21 AM
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29. That part still gives me goosebumps!
The whole movie/soundtrack does.
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tonkatoy57 Donating Member (443 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:48 AM
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53. Mozart's Grand Partita
for winds.

As a clarinet player it's always been one of my favorite pieces. It's a real, honest to goodness masterpiece. It's just as mature, complex, and beautiful as any of his compositions but because it's a wind piece it doesn't get played that much.

I'm like you, I was bowled over when I first saw this scene with Salieri's voice over while you see Mozart conducting the Grand Partita.

Check out the recording of this piece performed by the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. They are, for the most part, the principal wind players from the Concertebow Orchestra.
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Mad_Dem_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:42 AM
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58. Wonderful scene
from a wonderful movie, filled with many great music moments.
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:40 PM
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74. That surely was a wonderful moment - also the Requiem at the end.
As Mozart is being buried, his unfinished funeral Mass being played.

To highlights of a musically wonderful film. Also, worth noting that they didn't change a single note of his music; it's all original.
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:29 PM
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5. Rachmaninoff's Variation on a theme from Paganini, in Somewhere In Time
That fabulous music just made that movie.

Certain soundtracks also:
The Sting
Patton
Amadeus
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:22 PM
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19. Did someone say "Somewhere in Time"?!
Richard! RICHARD!! RI-I-I-I-I-CHARD!!!! AWK! AWK!"

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DemoTex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:32 PM
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6. "Good Morning, Vietnam"
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 08:34 PM by DemoTex
AFVN redux. I was post-Cronauer, but I knew AFVN-star Cris Noel very well. She dated the married flight surgeon of NAF Cam Rahn Bay. She often partied with us at the famed NAF Cam Rahn "O" Club. She often made risque remarks on the air about Capt. Wendell E.'s door knocker .. a carved 15" penis with complete lower works (the balls actually did the knocking, the crank was the handle). It was a sight. She was too! Vietnam was rock-and-roll. Rock-and-roll was Vietnam.

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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:36 PM
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9. Cronauer was a real person?
Ed McMahon voice> I did not know that. </Ed McMahon voice
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DemoTex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:45 PM
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11. Still is, as far as I know.
Last I heard, Adrian was living in Pennsylvania. He had really done a gig in Crete, too, before getting stationed in RVN. Robin Williams was fairly true to the life script of Adrian Cronauer. There is a cameo in the great movie Hamburger Hill of Adrian Cronauer's famous wake up call: "Gooooood Morning Viet Nam!" It was as real as a stonk of mortar rounds.


The Hog, Cam Rahn Bay NAF 1971
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HEyHEY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:34 PM
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7. Search and destroy in The Aquatic life
When Bill Murray loses it and starts shooting all the pirates... a bit cliche' but damned funny.
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HEyHEY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:35 PM
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8. Oh, and basically ALL of Lawrence of Arabia
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The Jacobin Donating Member (820 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:33 PM
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82. I can't tell you the number of times I have sung
"I'm the man who broke the bank at Monte CAAAAARRRRRRRRRLO!" when walking through a deserted open space.

What a great movie - I need to pull that DVD out again. :popcorn:
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:44 PM
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10. Hmm..."Stuck in the Middle with You".
n/t
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rurallib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:48 PM
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12. a couple bars of "Cocaine" in Farenheit 9/11
as Michael Moore comments on young GWB's absences from the Alabama Air National Guard
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Mad_Dem_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:44 AM
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59. LOL! Priceless
One of those, "Did I just hear what I *think* I heard?" moments.
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:48 PM
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13. Breakfast Club -
The scene where the five detained kids whistle "The Colonel Bogey March." Transcendent.
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Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:49 PM
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14. 2001: A Space Odessey.
'Nuff said.
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sasquatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:50 PM
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15. About every scenen in the Big Lebowski
IMHO
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:25 AM
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33. I love the cab scene
Edited on Thu Sep-29-05 12:26 AM by EOO
Where they're playing "Take It Easy" by the Eagles and the Dude says "Man, I've had a rough night and I hate the fucking Eagles man!"
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JimmyJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:44 PM
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18. The entire score of "Last of the Mohicans"
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wildhorses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:08 AM
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48. I know that's right
I LOVE THAT MOVIE...
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 11:54 PM
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20. A lot of the tunes from Alexander Nevsky are fucking brilliant
Even though it was a cheesy propaganda film in some ways, Eisenstein was such a genius, and Prokofiev's score is so absolutely superb that it's very enjoyable even as it drags around. The music backing Alexander's entry into Pskov is just one of the most incredible moments of musical catharsis I've seen in film. Also the backing for the Teutonic knights is effectively malevolent and properly evocative of nasty Roman Catholic imperialism. :P
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BlackVelvetElvis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 10:46 PM
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87. Oh yeah!
The Battle on the Ice! That entire scene when the knights are charging to a vocal crescendo.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 11:58 PM
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21. Rebekah Del Rio singing Roy Orbison's "Crying" in Mulholland Drive
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:00 AM
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22. "Wise Up" in Magnolia is classic
The other movie that just jumped out at me was the music of "Desperado"; Los Lobos and The Latin Playboys songs were perfect for the visuals..
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tuvor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:10 AM
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23. Dream Academy's Please Please Please in Ferris Beueller's Day Off
Yeah, the Smith's tune.

When they were getting sucked into the Seurat painting.

Oh, yeah, and Ferris lip-synching Danke Schoen.

Can you believe there was no soundtrack album for that movie?
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tuvor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:13 AM
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24. Dean Stockwell lip-synching Roy Orbison's "In Dreams" in Blue Velvet.
Creepy as hell.
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Mad_Dem_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:46 AM
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60. "Candy-Colored Clown, Paul"
My friend and I used to quote that all the time.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:46 AM
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61. I forgot about that one
Good call.
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giant_robot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:15 AM
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25. Fast Times at Ridgemont High
The Cars' "Living in Stereo" while Judge Reinhold had a...er...*personal* moment. Cracks me up everytime!
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charlie and algernon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:17 AM
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26. Jurassic Park, two scenes
the music in the scene when they first see the dinosaur, is incredible in it's majesty and it fits perfectly. the second is when they see the tricertops. the music is simple, almost a variation of "it's a small world" and it's brillant. it captures perfectly grant and elle's wonderment of being up close and personal "the most beautiful creature i've ever seen."
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Clintmax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 04:59 AM
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46. I liked those too!
The entire score to Jurassic was great...I had to go buy the CD.
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kid a Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:17 AM
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27. Miniture "Stonehenge" lowers onto Spinal Tap stage #1
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:21 AM
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30. The closing montage in "Local Hero".
Music by Mark Knopfler. Heartbreakingly wonderful.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:24 AM
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31. The night club scene in Collateral
I normally hate techno but the club music that's in that night club scene in Collateral was fucking awesome!
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CanuckAmok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:30 AM
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36. OOH, that made me think of the Vampire Rave from Blade I.
New Order's "Confusion (PPR remix)", and just as it hits the crescendo, the sprinklers open up and the ravers are doused in life-giving blood...

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Democrats_win Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:24 AM
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32. "Live and Let Die" during exciting chase scenes.
Oh and "My Heart will go On" from Titanic.
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Blue-Jay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:27 AM
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34. Reservoir Dogs + "Stuck In The Middle With You" =
Creepy brilliance!

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Graf Orlok Donating Member (441 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 12:29 AM
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35. Most everything in the movie "Nosferatu" (1922)
Edited on Thu Sep-29-05 12:29 AM by Graf Orlok
I'm serious.

Scariest. Soundtrack. Ever.
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xmas74 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:56 PM
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68. It's a good movie.
And the soundtrack really sets it all up for you.
*big vampire fan-will watch anything w/ one in it*
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Merrick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 01:32 AM
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37. "A Perfect Day" - Lou Reed In Trainspotting,
"Oh Yoko" - John Lennon in Rushmore
"Head Over Heels" Tears For Fears during the high school hallway secene in Donnie Darko
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 01:55 AM
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38. Tangerine Dream's soundtrack on "Thief", turned a regular movie...
...into an atmospheric movie, which elelvated the entire thing into a good movie.
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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 02:11 AM
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39. Layla (the piano return) in Goodfellas
when they're finding all the bodies as the DeNiro character is getting nervous ...
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msanthrope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:49 AM
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62. And the "Gimmie Shelter" montage over the last day of freedom...
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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:27 PM
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63. Scorsese always has a lot of great scenes like that
it's one reason I'm always so enthralled with his films.
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Tikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:01 AM
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42. "Ocean Man" (Ween)...segue song into closing credits of.....
...The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie...


Tikki
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 04:51 AM
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45. The entire Alan Parson's soundtrack to
LadyHawk. Totally carried the movie from scene to scene! First soundtrack I ever bought.
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:50 AM
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47. cheesy but . . .
The opening sequence in Billy Jack
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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:13 AM
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49. The Magnolia moment
Is actually "Wise Up" and it's fabulous.

I also love the scene in Sleepless in Seattle when Hanks calls a woman for his first date since his wife died, and the music playing in the background is "Back in the Saddle"
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:25 AM
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50. Waaaaiiiiit a minute . . .
You make me want to SHOUT!
Otis Day and the Knights ruled
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:29 AM
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51. The entire "Pink Floyd The Wall"
Granted, one was made from the other, but I appreciate both more having also enjoyed their counterpart.
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ALago1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:39 AM
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52. Very end of Dr. Strangelove: "We'll Meet Again"
So haunting but beautiful in a strange way...
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:53 AM
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54. There's a moment in "Out of Africa"
When Robert Redford's character takes Isak Dinsen (Meryl Streep) in his airplane. They fly over this incredible looking scenery accompanied by some of John Barry's most gorgeous music. It was a very nice moment.
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bbernardini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:54 AM
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55. The "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock Ya Tonight" reunion at the end of "Spinal Tap"
Doesn't it just make you want to weep with joy?
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atomic-fly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:57 AM
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56. I like the ending of Lost in Translation...Just like honey!
Just like Honey

Not a classic, but very warm.
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 08:58 AM
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57. too obvious?
The Jaws score
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CitrusLib Donating Member (748 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:34 PM
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64. The scene in Return of the King when Gandalf and Pippin enter Minis Tirith
The music building as they ride to the top of the city and then the paneramic view from the top as the music hits the crescendo. Awesome!!

Pippin singing while Faramir is leading the soldiers of Gondor into a suicide mission.

Aw hell. The music from the entire trilogy was so fucking good.
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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 06:20 PM
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78. I liked the love scene on the Rivendell bridge between Aragorn and Arwen
"I choose a mortal life".

Visually that scene looked like something out of an old book of fairy tales. The music with Enya's enchanting voice was overwhelming, one of the most captivating scenes in any movie.
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khashka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:39 PM
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65. Almost all of A Clockwork Orange
almost all of Moulin Rouge.

All that Jazz, where his ex wife, mistress and daughter sing to him while he's dying (Bob Fosse was God!)


Khash.
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CBGLuthier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:48 PM
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66. O Fortuna/Carmina Burana towards the end of Excalibur
Almost a cliche now but Excalibur did it first.

Mad Love from the end of Donnie Darko

The driving in the rain sequence from Psycho where the music creates ALL of the suspense.

Beethoven's ninth, second movement, montage sequence from A Clockwork Orange.

The entire Bernard Herrman (sp) soundtrack from Taxi Driver which he finished one night and then went home and died.

The music, I think it was Ligetti when the second monolith is found in 2001: A Space Odysey.

Wendy Carlos's version of the Deus Irae used at the beginning of The Shining.

The organ arrangement of Beethoven's 7th, second movement, used for the opening of Zardoz.

OK, I am into movie music a bit too much I guess. :-)
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Shine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 03:53 PM
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67. Simon & Garfunkle singing "Mrs. Robinson", in "The Graduate"
in that scene when Dustin Hoffman is driving in his little GM going down the freeway...

Did anyone mention that one, yet?

My two cents,
Shine
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AllegroRondo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 04:23 PM
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69. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
near the end, when they finally find the cemetary, and Ugly is running through it trying to find the marker with the correct name - out of thousands of markers that extend to the horizon.

Ennio Moricone wrote the soundtrack, the tune played at this point is titled "amor del oro", or "the love of gold".
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CBGLuthier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:35 PM
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72. yes, yes indeed
and also the final music (all of it actually) from Once upon a Time in the West.

Morricone is a god. He has scored 533 movies since 1961. It boggles the mind sometimes how much great music he has written.

I could not imagine Leone's films without Morricone's music.
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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 04:38 PM
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70. 2 moments in the movie "Glory" with the same theme music
One is where the regiment, finally wearing their uniforms, marches through the streets going off to war and the crowds come out to cheer them. The other is the moment when the regiment marches towards Fort Wagner between lines of white Union troops, as we approach the climactic last charge.

Another worth mentioning is the Love Theme From El Cid. El Cid is one of my favorite films of all time for its sheer entertainment value. The moment when the Rodrigo and Chimena realize they love each other and can't live without each other and that hopelessly beautiful Spanish sounding music comes on it just makes me thankful I have ears to hear.
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DerekG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:03 PM
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71. A few sf/fantasy references
"Star Trek: The Motion Picture"--The majestic Jerry Goldsmith music that accompanies the fly-by inspection of the refitted Enterprise.

"Legend" (Director's Cut)--Another Goldsmith triumph: a sweeping ballet chronicling a maiden's slide into darkness.

"Star Wars: The Phantom Menace"--John William's operatic "Duel of the Fates," set to the battle between the Jedi and Darth Maul.
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:38 PM
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73. In "Goodfellas," when they're killin' Billy Batts....
The sweet strains of Donovan's "Atlantis" serve as a glorious counterpart to the violence.
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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:44 PM
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75. scenes while the band is rehearsing, from "The Commitments"
Particularly the parts where the individual musicians are trying to practice, as they cope with overcrowded quarters, boisterous family members, etc.
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:47 PM
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76. "American Girl" in Silence Of The Lambs.
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KyndCulture Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 06:26 PM
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79. That's what I was gonna say!!! yes definitely. nt.
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UncleSepp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 05:50 PM
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77. Hunt for Red October, when the crew is singing
Still gives me chills. Of course, the moment from... "Up Periscope", is it, where they all sing "Louie Louie" is pretty good too! ;-)
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TallahasseeGrannie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:28 PM
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80. The balcony scene in Zefferli's Romeo and Juliet..
My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love is deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:29 PM
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81. Every fucking moment of "Conan the Barbarian"
Best soundtrack ever!
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Az Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:43 PM
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83. The end of Runaway Train
When Mannie atop the train rides off into the distance still defiant.

Seven Samurai the graves.

From The Keep, the confronation between Molasar and the SS officer.

Lord of the Rings, fleeing the Balrog.
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The Jacobin Donating Member (820 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 07:44 PM
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84. "Needle In The Hay" - The Royal Tenenbaums
When Richie changes his appearance deliberately and dramatically while Elliot Smith's Needle in the Hay floats in the air is amazingly haunting:

needle in the hay

your hand on his arm
the hay stack charm around your neck
strung out and thin
calling some friend trying to cash some check
he's acting dumb
that's what you've come to expect
needle in the hay

. . .
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DisgustedTX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 10:42 PM
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86. Tiny Dancer - bus scene - Almost Famous
Complete shift in 3 minutes.
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 10:48 PM
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88. The Pool party in Boogie Nights
And the opening sequence of Apocalypse Now
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