Among many of the awesome things Rodney Dangerfield does to take over Grand Lakes University in Back to School, one of the best is throwing an epic party featuring a live performance from Oingo Boingo, who contributed “Dead Man’s Party” to the movie’s soundtrack.
The soundtrack for this week’s Suicide Squad is almost as diverse as the team of supervillains featured in the movie with artists like Wiz Khalifa, Skrillex, twenty one pilots, Imagine Dragons, Avril Lavigne and Grace all contributing tracks.
For the Small Soldiers soundtrack, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony along with Tom Morello, Flea and Henry Rollins covered Edwin Starr’s classic anti-Vietnam song War and also starred in one of the most insane music videos of all time.
The theme song for both Mannequin movies, Starship’s song “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” was nominated for an Academy Award and hit #1 on the UK and US Billboard charts in 1987.
Bizarrely controversial and insanely cheesy, Night Trap was a 90’s FMV game that tasked you with clearing rooms of vampiric creatures called Augers but, in doing so, you missed amazing sequences like the performance of the game’s theme song by the girls attending a slumber party.
Trying to differentiate from the Broadway inspired movies of the 90’s, Disney Animation brought on Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik to create the them for their sci-fi action/adventure Treasure Planet in 2002.
Not only becoming Blondie’s biggest ever hit, Call Me, the theme song for the movie American Gigolo, went on to stay on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks and was eventually the biggest and best selling single of 1980.
Super Fly, the movie, was outgrossed by it’s legendary soundtrack by soul legend Curtis Mayfield, anchored by the title song of the same name.
Despite WB probably wanting a James Bond style franchise from their 1998 reboot of The Avengers, even hiring Sean Connery himself as the villain, the only thing that really feels Bondesque is the credits song by Grace Jones.
Season 2 of Rick and Morty arrives tomorrow on DVD/Blu Ray and so you Get Schwifty and relive all the hilarious moments from one of the best shows on TV.