Ever since movie studios discovered that a great song could be an effective marketing tool, all sorts of massive blockbusters have had songs written for them. Not all of them find the success studios hope for, but in the case of these 15, we almost remember them better than their movies.
Top Gun - "Danger Zone"
The Graduate - "Mrs. Robinson"
8 Mile - "Lose Yourself"
Disney's Tarzan - "You'll Be In My Heart"
Ghostbusters - "Ghostbusters"
Seriously, we sometimes forget these next few were actually made for a movie...
The Breakfast Club - "Don't You (Forget About Me)"
The Bodyguard - "I Will Always Love You"
Breakfast At Tiffany's - "Moon River"
Rocky III - "Eye of the Tiger"
Space Jam - "Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)"
Saturday Night Fever - "Stayin' Alive"
Men In Black - "Men In Black"
Live and Let Die - "Live and Let Die"
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head"
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