Best Motion Picture soundtracks (or, theme songs)!

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1.
Vision Quest (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a worldly drifter takes up temporary residence at his home. (107 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
“ Lunatic Fringe - Red Rider ” - moviehawg59
 
2.
Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ Grease - Frankie Valli (Barry Gibb) ” - moviehawg59
 
3.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life. (118 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ Entire soundtrack album ... FANTASTIC !!! ” - moviehawg59
 
4.
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood. (110 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Man in Motion (Theme song from St.Elmo's Fire) by John Parr! ” - moviehawg59
 
5.
Top Gun (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. (110 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Take My Breath Away - Berlin ” - moviehawg59
 
6.
Apollo 13 (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum ” - moviehawg59
 
7.
Let It Be (1970 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The filmed account of the Beatles's attempt to recapture their old group spirit by making a back to basics album, which instead drove them further apart. (81 mins.)
“ Entire Soundtrack album (Let It Be) - The Beatles ” - moviehawg59
 
8.
Big Daddy (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father. (93 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns & Roses ” - moviehawg59
 
9.
Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ My Heart Will Go On - Céline Dion ” - moviehawg59
 
10.
Varsity Blues (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured. (106 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
“ Run - Collective Soul ” - moviehawg59
 
11.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw. (143 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams ” - moviehawg59
 
12.
The Lion King (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (89 mins.)
“ Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John ” - moviehawg59
 
13.
Friends (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A rich English boy meets an orphaned French girl and as they become friends, create a world that is far away from the adult world we live in. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ Friends - Elton John & Bernie Taupin ” - moviehawg59
 
14.
The Rose (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager. (125 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
“ The Rose - Bette Midler ” - moviehawg59
 
15.
Tommy (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Pinball Wizard - Elton John ” - moviehawg59
 
16.
Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone. (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd ” - moviehawg59
 
17.
Twilight (2008)
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A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. (122 mins.)
“ Theme Song ” - moviehawg59
 
18.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen. (107 mins.)
“ We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner ” - moviehawg59
 
19.
Armageddon (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. (151 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ Don't Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith ” - moviehawg59
 
20.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. (97 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
“ Cruel to be Kind - Nick Lowe ” - moviehawg59
 
21.
Over the Top (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to reconcile with his estranged son and win the world arm wrestling championship. (93 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
“ Meet Me Half Way - Kenny Loggins ” - moviehawg59
 
22.
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (118 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
“ Bluest Eyes in Texas - Nathan Larson & Nina Perrson (also, Chloë Sevigny, Alicia Goranson and Allison Folland) ” - moviehawg59
 
23.
Sister Act (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
“ I Will Follow Him - ??? ” - moviehawg59
 
24.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield ” - moviehawg59
 
25.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. (108 mins.)
Director: Tom Hanks
“ That Thing You Do - The "One-ders" ” - moviehawg59
 
26.
Almost Famous (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour. (122 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ Tiny Dancer - Elton John ” - moviehawg59
 
27.
Philadelphia (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Streets of Philadelphia - Bruce Springsteen ” - moviehawg59
 
28.
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An average aquarium cleaner house-sits for a gigolo, only to be forced to become one himself. (88 mins.)
Director: Mike Mitchell
“ Call Me - Blondie ” - moviehawg59
 
29.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst. (83 mins.)
Director: Mike Bigelow
“ She's a Beauty - The Tubes ” - moviehawg59
 
30.
Joe Dirt (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents. (91 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
“ If You Want My Love - Cheap Trick ” - moviehawg59
 
31.
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. (97 mins.)
Director: David Wain
“ "Beth - Kiss" ” - moviehawg59
 
32.
Against All Odds (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear. (128 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) - Phil Collins! ” - moviehawg59
 
33.
Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ "Grease - Frankie Valli!" ” - moviehawg59
 
34.
Outside Providence (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After one too many run ins with the law, a punk teenager from a working class background is sent to prep school by his frustrated dad, and learns a thing or two. (96 mins.)
“ Just might be the 2nd best soundtrack in history (behind ???)!

"No Matter What - Badfinger"! ” - moviehawg59
 
35.
The Bodyguard (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (129 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ Tho' I've never been a Whitney Houston fan ... she nailed this soundtrack!

"Queen of the Night - Whitney Houston"! ” - moviehawg59
 
36.
St. Vincent (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. (102 mins.)
Director: Theodore Melfi
“ Now, THIS is my kind of soundtrack! Reminds me of an Adam Sandler movie soundtrack. Great! ” - moviehawg59