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10 of the Best Movie Soundtracks Featuring Dance Music

In chronilogical order...

Blade Runner (1982)

Directed by Ridley Scott
Music by Vangelis

1. Main Titles (3:42)
2. Blush Response (5:47)
3. Wait for Me (5:27)
4. Rachel's Song (4:46)
5. Love Theme (4:56)
6. One More Kiss, Dear (3:58)
7. Blade Runner Blues (8:53)
8. Memories of Green (5:05)
9. Tales of the Future (4:46)
10. Damask Rose (2:32)
11. Blade Runner (End Titles) (4:40)
12. Tears in Rain (3:00)

Hackers (1995)

Directed by Iain Softley

1. "Original Bedroom Rockers" – Kruder & Dorfmeister
2.
"Cowgirl" – Underworld
3. "Voodoo People" – The Prodigy
4. "Open Up" – Leftfield (featuring John Lydon)
5. "Phoebus Apollo" – Carl Cox
6. "The Joker" – Josh Abrahams
7. "Halcyon and On and On" – Orbital
8. "Communicate" (Headquake Hazy Cloud Mix) – Plastico
9. "One Love" – The Prodigy
10. "Connected" – Stereo MCs
11. "Eyes, Lips, Body" (Mekon Vocal Mix) – Ramshackle
12. "Good Grief" – Urban Dance Squad
13. "Richest Junkie Still Alive" (Sank Remix) – Machines of Loving Grace
14. "Heaven Knows" – Squeeze Iain Softley

Additional songs featured in film:
"Connection" – performed by Elastica
"Real Wild Child" – written by Johnny O'Keefe, Johnny Greenan and 'Dave Owen (VIII)' (as Dave Owens)
"Protection" – performed by Massive Attack
"Combination" – performed by Guy Pratt
"Grand Central Station" – performed by Deep Cover

Trainspotting (1996)

Directed by Danny Boyle
Released by Capitol

1. "Lust for Life" (Iggy Pop, David Bowie) Iggy Pop 5:15
2. "Deep Blue Day" (Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, Roger Eno) Brian Eno 3:58
3. "Trainspotting" (Bobby Gillespie, Andrew Innes, Robert Young, Martin Duffy) Primal Scream 10:36
4. "Atomic" (Debbie Harry, Jimmy Destri) Sleeper 5:11
5. "Temptation" (1987 version) New Order 7:00
6. "Nightclubbing" Iggy Pop 4:15
7. "Sing" Blur 6:03
8. "Perfect Day" Lou Reed 3:46
9. "Mile End" Pulp 4:33
10. "For What You Dream Of" (Full-on Renaissance Mix) Bedrock (feat. KYO) 6:30
11. "2:1" Elastica 2:35
12. "A Final Hit" Leftfield 3:17
13. "Born Slippy .NUXX" Underworld 9:46
14. "Closet Romantic" Damon Albarn 3:09

Vol 2

1. "Choose Life" PF Project featuring Ewan McGregor 7:48
2. "The Passenger" Iggy Pop 4:38
3. "Dark & Long" (Dark Train) Underworld 9:52
4. "Carmen Suite No.2" Georges Bizet 2:07
5. "Statuesque" Sleeper 3:21
6. "Golden Years" David Bowie 3:59
7. "Think about the Way" Ice MC 4:19
8. "A Final Hit" Leftfield 4:55
9. "Temptation" Heaven 17 3:03
10. "Nightclubbing" (Baby Doc Remix) Iggy Pop 5:50
11. "Our Lips Are Sealed" Fun Boy Three 2:51
12. "Come Together" Primal Scream 4:55
13. "Atmosphere" Joy Division 4:07
14. "Inner City Life" Goldie 3:42
15. "Born Slippy .NUXX" (Darren Price Mix) Underworld 6:29

Blade (1998)

Directed by Stephen Norrington
Realeased by TVT Records and Epic Records

1. "The Edge of the Blade" by Mystikal 4:12
2. "1/2 & 1/2" by Gang Starr & M.O.P. 4:17
3. "Blade" by KRS-One & Channel Live 3:11
4. "Fightin' a War" by Down 2 Earth & Rome 4:01
5. "Reservations" by P.A. 4:26
6. "Gangsta Bounce" by Wolfpak (Chief Headhunter, Mr Po-Flip & Slip-Roc) 5:27
7. "Things Ain't the Same" by Kasino 4:33
8. "Deadly Zone" by Bounty Killer, Big Noyd & Mobb Deep 5:00
9. "Blade 4 Glory" by Majesty & Bizzy Bone 3:45
10. "Strictly Business" by EPMD vs. Mantronik 3:36
11. "Wrek Tha Discotek" by Roger Sanchez & Soulson 6:13
12. "Confusion" (1995 Pump Panel Remix) by New Order 10:12
13. "Playing with Lightning" by Expansion Union 4:31
14. "Dig This Vibe" by DJ Krush 4:54
15. "Dealing with the Roster" by Junkie XL 5:33

Pi (1998)

Directed by Darren Aronofsky
Music by Clint Mansell

1. "πr²" Clint Mansell 1:29
2. "P.E.T.R.O.L." Orbital 6:22
3. "Kalpol Introl" (The back cover incorrectly names track 3 as "Kalpol Intro".) Autechre 3:30
4. "Bucephalus Bouncing Ball" Aphex Twin 6:02
5. "Watching Windows" (Ed Rush & Optical remix) Roni Size 6:35
6. "Angel" Massive Attack 6:10
7. "We Got the Gun" Clint Mansell 4:52
8. "No Man's Land" David Holmes 6:18
9. "Anthem" GusGus 4:52
10. "Drippy" Banco de Gaia 8:37
11. "Third from the Sun" Psilonaut 5:10
12. "A Low Frequency Inversion Field" Spacetime Continuum 6:58
13. "2πr" Clint Mansell 3:05

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

Directed by Justin Lin
(Original score by Brian Tyler)

1. "Tokyo Drift" Teriyaki Boyz 4:15
2. "Six Days (Remix)" (featuring Mos Def) DJ Shadow 3:52
3. "The Barracuda" The 5.6.7.8's 2:28
4. "Restless" Evil Nine 4:54
5. "Round Round" Far East Movement 3:20
6. "She Wants to Move (DFA Remix)" N.E.R.D 3:34
7. "Cho Large" (featuring Pharrell) Teriyaki Boyz 5:14
8. "Resound" (without intro) Dragon Ash 4:45
9. "Speed" Atari Teenage Riot 2:50
10. "Bandoleros" (featuring Tego Calderón) Don Omar 3:18
11. "Conteo" Don Omar 2:23
12. "Mustang Nismo" (featuring Slash) Brian Tyler 2:25

Additional songs featured in the film:

"My Life Be Like (Ooh Ahh)" by GRITS featuring TobyMac (3:53)
"Rising Sun by DBSK (4:42)
"Rock Star" by N.E.R.D (4:29)
"Bawitdaba" by Kid Rock (4:27)
"Chaos Step" by The Mad Capsule Markets (3:20)
"You'll Be Under My Wheels" by The Prodigy (3:59)
"There It Go (The Whistle Song)" by Juelz Santana (3:04)
"I Got It from the Town" by MC Hammer (3:51)
"Top of The World" by Shonen Knife (3:55)
"Mamacita" by Pharrell featuring Daddy Yankee (5:08)
"Mission Banana Muffins" by Qypthone (4:07)
"Hey, Mami" by FannyPack (3:23)
"Game Show" by Addicted2fiction (1:05)
"Jake Alert" by Jake One featuring Malay (0:34)
"Realizer" by The Crystal Method (3:48)
"Big Money Talk" by Lyrics Born (3:53)

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Directed by Joseph Kosinski
Score by Daft Punk
Orchestrated by Joseph Trapanese
Conducted by Gavin Greenaway

1. "Overture" 2:28
2. "The Grid" (featuring Jeff Bridges) 1:37
3. "The Son of Flynn" 1:35
4. "Recognizer" 2:38
5. "Armory" 2:03
6. "Arena" 1:33
7. "Rinzler" 2:18
8. "The Game Has Changed" 3:25
9. "Outlands" 2:42
10. "Adagio for Tron" 4:11
11. "Nocturne" 1:42
12. "End of Line" 2:36
13. "Derezzed" 1:44
14. "Fall" 1:23
15. "Solar Sailer" 2:42
16. "Rectifier" 2:14
17. "Disc Wars" 4:11
18. "C.L.U." 4:39
19. "Arrival" 2:00
20. "Flynn Lives" 3:22
21. "Tron Legacy (End Titles)" 3:18
22. "Finale" 4:23

Awards/Nominations:
"Best Original Score" from the Austin Film Critics Association
"Best Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror Film" by the International Film Music Critics Association
Nominated for "Score of the Year" and "Breakout Composer of the Year" from the International Film Music Critics Association
Nominated for Best Score Soundtrack Album for Visual Media at the 54th Grammy Awards

The Social Network (2010)

Directed by David Fincher
Original score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

1. "Hand Covers Bruise" 4:18
2. "In Motion" (Accidentally received the note 'interpolation of 35 Ghosts IV', which was intended for "A Familiar Taste") 4:56
3. "A Familiar Taste" 3:35
4. "It Catches Up with You" 1:39
5. "Intriguing Possibilities" 4:24
6. "Painted Sun in Abstract" 3:29
7. "3:14 Every Night" 4:03
8. "Pieces Form the Whole" 4:16
9. "Carbon Prevails" 3:53
10. "Eventually We Find Our Way" 4:17
11. "Penetration" 1:14
12. "In the Hall of the Mountain King" (Edvard Grieg) 2:21
13. "On We March" 4:14
14. "Magnetic" 2:10
15. "Almost Home" 3:33
16. "Hand Covers Bruise, Reprise" 1:52
17. "Complication with Optimistic Outcome" 3:19
18. "The Gentle Hum of Anxiety"

Awards:
Best Original Score – Motion Picture at the 68th Golden Globe Awards
Best Original Score at the 83rd Academy Awards
Best Use of Music in Film from the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards
Best Music/Score from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Best Score from the Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
Best Music (Soundtrack or Score) from the St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards
Best Film Music or Score from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards
Best Score from the Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards


Hanna (2011)

Directed by Joe Wright
Music by The Chemical Brothers

1. "Hanna's Theme" 2:08
2. "Escape 700" 5:16
3. "Chalice 1" 0:47
4. "The Devil Is in the Details" 3:22
5. "Map Sounds / Chalice 2" 0:15
6. "The Forest" 1:07
7. "Quayside Synthesis" 1:21
8. "The Sandman" 1:45
9. "Marissa Flashback" 2:44
10. "Bahnhof Rumble" 2:37
11. "The Devil Is in the Beats" 2:34
12. "Car Chase (Arp Worship)" 4:58
13. "Interrogation / Lonesome Subway / Grimm's House" 4:25
14. "Hanna vs Marissa" 1:46
15. "Sun Collapse" 0:11
16. "Special Ops" 1:28
17. "Escape Wavefold" 3:21
18. "Isolated Howl" 0:41
19. "Container Park" 3:45
20. "Hanna's Theme (Vocal Version)" (featuring Stephanie Dosen) 5:28


Drive (2011)

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn

1. "Nightcall" (Vincent Pierre Claude Belorgey, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) Kavinsky featuring Lovefoxxx 4:19
2. "Under Your Spell" (Johnny Jewel) Desire 3:52
3. "A Real Hero" (David Grellier, Austin Garrick, Bronwyn Griffin) College featuring Electric Youth 4:27
4. "Oh My Love" (Riz Ortolani, Rina Ranieri) Riz Ortolani featuring Katyna Ranieri 2:50
5. "Tick of the Clock" (Jewel) Chromatics 4:48
6. "Rubber Head" Cliff Martinez 3:08
7. "I Drive" Cliff Martinez 2:03
8. "He Had a Good Time" Cliff Martinez 1:37
9. "They Broke His Pelvis" Cliff Martinez 1:58
10. "Kick Your Teeth" Cliff Martinez 2:40
11. "Where's the Deluxe Version?" Cliff Martinez 5:32
12. "See You in Four" Cliff Martinez 2:37
13. "After the Chase" Cliff Martinez 5:25
14. "Hammer" Cliff Martinez 4:44
15. "Wrong Floor" Cliff Martinez 1:31
16. "Skull Crushing" Cliff Martinez 5:57
17. "My Name on a Car" Cliff Martinez 2:19
18. "On the Beach" Cliff Martinez 6:35
19. "Bride of Deluxe" Cliff Martinez 3:57

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Jamie Lamberski Senior Editor

I'm a storyteller at heart, and music makes my world go round.

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