Top 10 Musical Movie Moments
The perfect sound clip can make a scene unforgettable
By Kate Rockwood,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 25, 2008 2:51 PM CDT

(Newser) – Forget soundtracks. CNN zeros in on fleeting scenes that use image and sound to send a shiver down your spine. The top 10 marriages of audio and video:

  1. “Born to Be Wild” blasting while Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper ride down the highway in Easy Rider (1969)
  2. Mr. Blonde tapping his toes to “Stuck in the Middle With You” before hacking off a man’s ear in Reservoir Dogs (1992)

  1. “Layla” playing over a montage of carnage in Goodfellas (1990)
  2. The Doors’ “The End” mirroring Captain Willard alcohol-fueled wait in Apocalypse Now (1979)
  3. ABBA’s “Waterloo” fueling feel-good revenge at the talent show in Muriel’s Wedding (1995)
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