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.
Coming from the forgotten action/comedy Gotcha! in 1985, British singer Thereza Bazar sang the movie’s theme song, also called Gotcha!, which played up the movie’s espionage themes in it’s official music video.
Willing to testify against a ruthless dictator, the world’s best assassin (Samuel L. Jackson) needs the world’s best bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) to help him make it safely to The Hague in the upcoming buddy action movie, The Hitman’s Bodyguard.
When all of their field agents are compromised, CIA analyst Susan Cooper is the only one who can head out into the field and get the intel on where a stolen nuclear device has gone before its sold to the highest bidder.
The Muppets head to Europe on tour but evil international thief Constantine swaps identities with Kermit, leaving him in a Russian gulag while Constantine uses the tour as a front for heists in Muppets Most Wanted.
Frank Moses and Marvin Boggs are forced back into action when they are suspected of being nuclear terrorists after a report about one of their past missions is leaked onto the internet in the follow up to Red.
The underrated gem of a comedy, Hot Rod, featured a soundtrack as ridiculous as the stunts Rod Kimble performs, including almost the entirety of Europe’s The Final Countdown album.
Frank Moses is forced out of retirement again when he becomes the target of a mysterious European villain in Red 2.