Originating from New Orleans, “Iko Iko” is a song that has seen many different versions over the years, including the one performed by The Belle Stars that appeared in 1988’s Rain Man for the opening scene and was later a successful single off the soundtrack.
An American Tail is still one of the most beloved and best-remembered movies from animation legend Don Bluth and one of the reasons for its longevity is its iconic song “Somewhere Out There”, which was a massive radio hit and earned two Grammy awards along with being nominated for an Oscar. Fievel Goes West brought the song back along with a new song, the less remembered “Dreams to Dream”.
Things got somewhat weird in the fifth and final Dirty Harry movie, The Dead Pool, which featured, among other things, an over the top segment where a pre-famous Jim Carrey lip-syncs to “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N Roses for a music video/slasher movie directed by Liam Neeson.
While Bill Murray’s Frank Cross leads a version of “Put A Little Love in Your Heart” after he’s filled with the Christmas spirit in 1988’s Scrooged, Annie Lennox and Al Green provided the version for the movie’s soundtrack, which spent 17 weeks on the music charts.
When the evil Major General Turner takes over the island of St. Heron, race car driver Blaine Striker infiltrates the island to find his brother at the island’s American medical school and joins up with rebel forces to take back the island.