66 – Top 5 Movie Theme Songs

August 14, 2019

*Cue opening title crawl*

Movie themes have become an integral part of the movie experience, even though they sometimes can be overshadowed by the film it’s representing.  When done right, the theme can be as iconic as the film itself turning a good movie into one that is remembered for all time. This week join Tuong La and the A-Team Samantha Leggatt, Angus MacDonald, and Leslie Cserepy as they try not to scream at each other while coming up with the best Top 5 Movie Theme Songs.

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Ground Rules

  • Talking about the core musical theme of the movie not any song from the soundtrack

  • The whole soundtrack does not count

  • If you can argue a particular song in the movie is the theme, than it could count if you can deliberate why you think it is

  • Tie breaker can be how well the theme fits into the movie vs how well it stands on its own

  • Quality of the movie is not a factor

*Spoilers* Below is our Top 5 list from this episode as well as our own personal unordered  lists.

Group Top 5

5. Halloween

4. Mortal Kombat

3. Lord of the Rings

2. Jurassic Park

1. Avengers

Tuong’s List

  • Avengers
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Toy Story
  • Star Wars
  • Harry Potter
  • Rocky (Gonna Fly Now)
  • Back to the Future
  • Titanic (My Heart will go On)
  • Lion King (Circle of Life)
  • Singing in the Rain
  • Armageddon (I don’t want to miss a thing)
  • 8 Mile (Lose Yourself)
  • Pink Panther
  • Us
  • Superman (Christopher Reeves Superman)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Austin Powers
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • LEGO Movie (Everything is awesome)
  • Breakfast Club (Don’t You Forget about me)

 

Sam’s List

  • Jurassic Park
  • Halloween
  • James Bond
  • Mission Impossible
  • Ghost (Unchained Melody)
  • George of the Jungle
  • Finding Nemo
  • The Incredibles
  • Inception
  • Spider-Verse (What’s up Danger?)
  • E.T.
  • Little Mermaid (Part of Your World)
  • Exorcist
  • Wild Wild West
  • Dirty Dancing

Angus’s List

  • Team America
  • Jaws
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Terminator 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • Spider-man 2
  • Chariots of Fire

Leslie’s List

  • Mortal Kombat
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Ghostbusters
  • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  • Indiana Jones
  • Harry Potter
  • 2001 a Space Odyssey
  • Up

 

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