the 40 best movie soundtracks of all time

moviefone has come out with a list. you can read the details here,  but here’s a quick overview:

40. The Wedding Singer (“do you really want to hurt me”- culture club. yes.)
39. Romeo + Juliet
38. Reality Bites
37. Quadrophenia
36. Friday
35. Pump Up the Volume
34. Nashville
33. Slumdog Millionaire (i’m over this.)
32. American Graffiti
31. Shaft
30. Almost Famous (duh.)
29. The Wackness
28. Reservoir Dogs
27. High Fidelity (again, duh.)
26. Once
25. Footloose
24. Mystery Train
23. Blues Brothers
22. Pretty in Pink
21. 8 Mile
20. Dirty Dancing
19. The Harder They Come
18. Grosse Point Blank
17. The Big Chill
16. Natural Born Killers
15. Easy Rider
14. Rushmore (of course. wes anderson.)
13. Coal Miner’s Daughter
12. Dazed and Confused
11. This Is Spinal Tap
10. Singles
9. Trainspotting
8. Garden State
7. Superfly
6. A Hard Day’s Night
5. The Graduate
4. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
3. Purple Rain
2. Saturday Night Fever
1. Pulp Fiction

i’m a little surprised. no sofia coppola.

of course, if i had my say, this list would also include the following. (i’ve been told i have terrible taste in movies, so brace yourself):

  • that thing you do!
  • grease (how did this not make the list in the first place?!)
  • just friends
  • dan in real life
  • how to lose a guy in 10 days
  • the sound of music (anyone?? i actually do own this…)
  • forgetting sarah marshall
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~ by CJL on May 29, 2009.

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