AOL'S Moviefone Names the 50 Best Music Scenes in Movies



Ever wonder what the best mousic scenes were in your favorite movies? Well thanks to AOL and Moviephone they have a list for us. Check it out thanks to Moviephone!


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They say music soothes the savage beast, but it seems to us that the best musically-driven movie scenes do just the opposite: They get our toes tapping, our hands clapping and our rumps shaking.  The editors of AOL’s Moviefone ( compiled their list ofthe 50 Best Music Scenes in Movies.  

The top 10 Music Scenes in Movies are:

  1. Lloyd Dobler standing outside Diane Court's window, arms aloft with boombox playing “In Your Eyes” in Say Anything…
  2.  “Bohemian Rhapsody” sing-along in the car in Wayne’s World
  3. Tom Cruise goofs off in his underwear to “Old Time Rock N Roll” in Risky Business
  4. “Stuck in the Middle With You” ear hacking scene in Reservoir Dogs
  5. “Ride of the Valkyries” helicopter assault in Apocalypse Now
  6. “Unchained Melody” pottery scene in Ghost
  7. “Shout” toga party scene in National Lampoon’s Animal House
  8. “Tiny Dancer” sing-along on the bus in Almost Famous
  9. “Twist and Shout” on the parade float in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  10. 10.“Tequila” dance scene in PeeWee’s Big Adventure


Other notable selections on the list include: 

  • Patrick Swayze made the list twice with the “Unchained Melody” pottery scene in Ghost (#6) and the “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” finale of Dirty Dancing (#12)

  • Tom Cruise made the list twice with his underwear scene in Risky Business (#3) and serenading Kelly McGillis in Top Gun (#15)

  • John Travolta made the list twice with his dance scenes in Saturday Night Fever (#21) and Pulp Fiction (#40)

  • Quentin Tarantino directed two films on the list the ear hacking scene in Reservoir Dogs and dancing at Jack Rabbit Slim’s in Pulp Fiction (#40)

  • Past Academy Award Best Picture winning films were also selected including Sam playing “As Time Goes By” on the piano in Casablanca (#11); Buffalo Bill’s dance scene in The Silence of the Lambs (#32); Diane Keaton sings “Seems Like Old Times” in Annie Hall (#38); the bar scene inThe Deer Hunter (#49)


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