Taking a job as the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, aspiring writer Jack Torrence goes insane from both the isolation and the malevolent supernatural forces in the hotel and tries to murder his wife Wendy and his son Danny.
A massive box office bomb, the soundtrack for 1980’s Xanadu fared better than the movie itself, with Olivia Newton-John and ELO’s title song hitting number 1 in a ton of European countries and hitting the top 10 here in the States.
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.
Originally showing in front of The Empire Strikes Back, the fantasy short film Black Angel was thought lost until the negatives were found and restored.
Perhaps the greatest theme song ever, Flash’s Theme should be on the top of your list for what you would want your personal theme music to be and you can check out the official music video right here.