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What cool songs from movies do you remember? This is a list of the best and popular songs that have appeared in movies of the 90s.

  • "Don't Want To Miss A Thing" by Aerosmith from Armmegeddon
    A beautiful song about the bond between a man and his child!

  • "Dude Looks Like A Lady" by Aerosmith from Mrs Doubtfire
    This song is played while Robin Williams is doing that funky little dance while he's vaccuming the floor.

  • "Save Me" by Aimee Mann from Magnolia

  • "Wise Up" by Aimee Mann from Magnolia
    All the characters individually begin singing the song during a dramatic interlude of sorts, and it's beautifully heartbreaking

  • "Uninvited" by Alanis Morrissette from City of Angels

  • "Don't Let It Bring You Down" by Annie Lennox from American Beauty
    The ex-Eurythmics frontwoman does a credible cover of Neil Young's classic, which is used to great effect in a very touching/shocking scene in 1999's Best Picture winner.

  • "From the Heart" by Another Level from Notting Hill
    Great love song, written by Dianne Warren, wasn't that good lyrically actually but the singers more than do it justice.

  • "If You Stay" by Backstreet Boys from Booty Call

  • "Baby I Love Your Way" by Big Mountain from Reality Bites
    Oooh, baby I love your way..every day..I wanna tell you I love your way.. Fantastic song, and those who have seen the movie will dimly recall Ethan Hawke singing a line of it to Winona Ryder in a very *bitter* context..

  • "Dammit" by Blink 182 from Cant Hardly Wait
    It's about growing up, very angsty. It is also quite fast and manic, it was played in the movie when the cops arrived and everybody ran.

  • "It's So Hard To Say Good-Bye To Yesterday" by Boyz II Men from Boomerang
    This is a sappy little ditty that was dedicated to Sammy Davis JR and was used in the movie Boomerang.

  • "Sitting Up In My Room" by Brandy from Waiting To Exhale

  • "Secret Garden" by Bruce Springsteen from Jerry Maguire

  • "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springstien from Philadelphia
    Great song from a great movie.

  • "Everything I Do" by Bryan Adams from Robin Hood

  • "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" by Bryan Adams from Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves
    One of the most dramatic love songs to ever come out of the 90's..Pretty stupid movie, though.

  • "Everything I Do I Do It For You" by Bryan Addams from Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

  • "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman" by Bryan Addams from Don Juan Demarco
    This is a pretty little ditty about breaking up!

  • "Touch Me, Tease Me" by Case from The Nutty Professor

  • "I Say A Little Prayer" by The Cast of My Best Friends Wedding from My Best Friends Wedding

  • "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion from Titanic

  • "My Heart Will Go" by Celine Dion from Titanic
    This song is very heart warming. It makes you cry when you listen to it, because you think of the Jack and Rose from Titanic and the romance between them and the tragedy.

  • "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion from Message in a Bottle

  • "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion from Up Close And Personal (not MEssage In A Bottle)

  • "Beauty and the Beast" by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson from Beauty and the Beast
    Absolutely heartwrenching and beautiful!

  • "The One and Only" by Chesney Hawkes from Buddys Song and Doc Hollywood
    The One and Only was performed by Chesney Hawkes in 1991 and Written by Nik Kershaw. The song was a number one hit and featured in the films Buddy's Song with Chesney Hawkes and Doc Hollywood with Michael J Fox..

  • "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio from Dangerous Minds
    A huge hit in 1995. The video clip of the song is eary and it has some film clips of the movie.

  • "Colorblind" by Counting Crows from Cruel Intentions
    I didn't like the movie at all. . .but the song is great!

  • "Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead" by Crash Test Dummies from Dumb and Dumber
    I absoluteley love this song. Jeff Daniels is absolutely wonderful in this video. You have see it to beleive it!

  • "New Aged Girl" by Dead Eye Dick from Dumb and Dumber
    Well, I can't really describe this song because you really have to see the music video to understand the song!

  • "Independent women" by Destinys child from Charleis Angels
    It´s about independent women who are strong, and can pay they´re own bills.

  • "I Touch Myself" by The Divinyl's from Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
    One of the funniest scenes in one of the funniest movies of the 90's

  • "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" by Dr. Dre from Friday
    In the scene Where Smoky and Craig are driving to the store to pick up some smokes for his mother, this song was playing in the background.

  • "Miss Misery" by Elliott Smith from Good Will Hunting
    The Good Will Hunting soundtrack introduced this unique singer-songwriter to a mainsteam audience and Miss Misery won him an Oscar nomination. His work since has confirmed him as one of the finest American talents of the late 90s and beyond.

  • "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" by Elton John from The Lion King
    It's a real tear-jerker of a song and I can honestly say that I cried when I first heard it

  • "The Circle of Life" by Elton John from The Lion King
    A very beautiful song about how the great "Circle of Life" keeps going and going in the animal world.

  • "She" by Elvis Costello from Notting Hill
    The best on all the love songs in this movie. Was played near the end of the movie, at the press conference, i think.

  • "Tears In Heaven" by Eric Clapton from Rush

  • "Layla" by Eric Clapton from UNplugged
    this movie from MTV is one of Claptons best performances. this movie was made between 1991-92. A must buy.

  • "Change the World" by Eric Clapton and Babyface from Phenomenon

  • "Jump Around" by Everlast from Mrs. Doubtfire

  • "Your Song" by Ewan MacGregor from Moulin Rouge
    Ewan MacGregor: SEXY!

  • "This Kiss" by Faith Hill from Practical Magic
    This song plays while Sandra is in the garden and, hearing the clocktower chime she runs into town. She walks down the street and into the arms of her first love. Great Song.

  • "Walking After You" by Foo Fighters from The X-Files

  • "To Make You Feel My Love" by Garth Brooks from Hope Floats
    It's at the part where Justin(Harry Connick Jr.) and Birdee(Sandra Bullock) are slow dancing in the country place.

  • "Heartland" by George Strait from Pure Country
    It was the theme song to the only movie he ever acted in

  • "Idiot Summer" by Gin Blossoms from Wayne's World 2
    Soft rock with a 1990s orientation is the order of the day here, just as it was in the music from the first movie. Notable inclusions are Gin Blossoms version of "Idiot Summer"

  • "The King of Wishful Thinking" by Go West from Pretty Woman
    very nice cool song to start off a great movie

  • "Lazy Eye" by Goo Goo Dolls from Batman and Robin

  • "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls from City of Angels

  • "You Could Be Mine" by Guns from Terminator 2: Judgement Day
    What an awesome song. Of all of the Guns "N" Roses songs I like this one the best.

  • "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You" by Heath Ledger from 10 Things I Hate About You
    Heath Ledger has the most gorgeous voice! Too bad he doesn't have a record deal.

    (Ed note: Too bad he's dead now.)

  • "War" by Henry Rollins and Bone Thugs N Harmony from Small Soliders
    This video is computer generated and has the musicians acting as pupeteers.

  • "Gold Dust Woman" by Hole from The Crow 2: City of Angels.
    One of Hole's most successful songs EVER!

  • "Only Lonely" by Hootie and the Blowfish from Message In A Bottle
    Great song that was made for the City of Angels soundtrack but never got on it.I bet it would have been a hit song if it got more exsposure.

  • "Lust For Life" by Iggy Pop from Train Spotting

  • "God Be With You" by James Horner from Devil's Own
    This song was so beautiful. It fit the movie perfectly

  • "Again" by Janet Jackson from Poetic Justice

  • "I Can See Clearly" by Jimmy Cliff from Cool Runnings
    A great song. I hear this song on the radio and it just lifts my spirits up when I've had a bad day.

  • "Hakunamatta: No Worries" by Jimmy Cliff and Leebo Lee from The Lion King!
    I love this song for many reasons. I cry everytime I hear it!

  • "Blaze of Glory" by Jon Bon Jovi from Young Guns 2

  • "My Sharona" by The Knack from Reality Bites
    This song was MADE for Winona Ryder! I love the scene in the movie where she dances it to it (I think its in the store?).

  • "Deepest Blues" by LL Cool J from Deep Blue Sea
    The best rap music of the last days of the 90`s,

  • "A Girl Like You" by Lennord Cohen from Empire Records
    This song and movie soundtrack was released about a year and a half after River Phoenix's untimely demise. At the time the movie wasn't even released yet and it may never be released.

  • "Addams Groove" by MC Hammer from The Addams Family

  • "Vogue" by Madonna from Dick Tracy
    It´s about getting on the dance floor whenever your´re felling dowm.

  • "Beautiful Stranger" by Madonna from Austin Powers: The Spy That Shagged Me

  • "This Used To Be My Playground" by Madonna from A League of Their Own

  • "I Wanna Be With You" by Mandy Moore from Center Stage
    It's a love song about a girl who likes this guy who is in her ballte class

  • "Hero" by Mariah Carey from Hero
    Hated the Movie-Loved the song!

  • "Not Gonna Cry" by Marry J Blige from Waiting To Exhale.

  • "You Remind Me" by Mary J. Blige from Strictly Business

  • "I Care About You" by Milestone from Soul Food

  • "God Moving Over The Face of the Waters" by Moby from Heat
    Haunting tune from one of the true geniuses of elctronic music. It was used to great effect in the film's closing scene.

  • "New Dawn Fades" by Moby from Heat
    A short 2 minute clip of this song featured in the movie 'Heat' where Al Pacino's character pulls Robert DeNiro over and they go for coffee.

  • "For You I Will" by Monica from Space Jam
    This song is about the love between two people. In this case it's Bugs and Daisy Bunny.

  • "Dead Souls" by Nine Inch Nails from The Crow
    This whole movies soundtrack rocked. Nine Inch Nails covers this Joy Division tune.

  • "Just A Girl" by No Doubt from Clueless
    My favorite band in one of my favorite movies. It's great! This song was actually featured in the movie before it became a big hit.

  • "State of Love and Trust and Breathe" by Pearl Jam from Singles
    An ok movie with a great soundtrack. PJ predecessors Mother Love Bone contributed a track before Andy "Le' Andrew" Wood died. But these two songs remain two of my favourite PJ tunes.

  • "If You Don't Love Me (I'll Kill Myself)" by Pete Droge from Dumb and Dumber
    Played during one of the best scenes...the nasty snowball fight between Harry and Mary.

  • "You'll Be in My Heart" by Phil Collins from Tarzan
    This was a great song even if it was from a Disney movie. It was very romantic and I believe it won an Oscar for best song.

  • "Every You, Every Me" by Placebo from Cruel Intentions
    This song got loads of people into freaky English band 'Placebo', and was probably one of the best songs in the film overall.

  • "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers from Benny and Joon

  • "Spybreak" by Propellerheads from MATRIX
    The most jaw-dropping scene of the movie was undeniably the lobby shootout, with a totally instrumental version of Spybreak by the Propellerheads as background.

  • "Boheman Rapsody" by Queen from Wayne's World
    This is an awesome song and it's one of the best parts in the movie.

  • "I Beleive I Can Fly" by R-Kelly from Space Jam

  • "Exit Music (For A Film)" by Radiohead from Romeo & Juliet
    At the end

  • "Talkshow Host" by Radiohead from Romeo & Juliet

  • "Love Rollercoaster" by Red Hot Chili Peppers from Beavis & Butt-Head Do America

  • "Soul to Squeeze" by Red Hot Chilli Peppers from Coneheads
    Sad and drastically different from the rest of the songs on the soundtrack

  • "A Whole New World" by Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson from Aladin
    An enchanting "love conqures all" song.

  • "When You Say Nothing At All" by Ronan Keating from Notting Hill
    This is actually an Allison Krauss cover..but Ronan (from pop group Boyzone, BTW) does it so *well*!

  • "It Must've Been Love" by Roxette from Pretty Woman

  • "It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette from Pretty Woman
    right near the end, this song makes the scenes unforgetful

  • "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan from City of Angels
    Heartbreaking, piercing, soulful melody, that instills instant quietness when you hear it

  • "The Animal Song" by The Savage Garden from The Other Sister

  • "Kiss From a Rose" by Seal from Batman Forever
    This was the best song off the soundtrack, definitely.

  • "I Can't Get Enough of you Baby" by Smash Mouth from Can't Hardly Wait

  • "The End is The Beginning is The End" by The Smashing Pumpkins from Bat-Man and Robin
    A futuristic video in which the pumpkins are lifted up and playing their insturments. If you look very closely you can see the ropes that are holding them up!

  • "Drown" by Smashing Pumpkins from Singles

  • "Blame Canada" by The South Park Chorus from South Park: Bigger, Louder and Un-Cut
    Another humourous look at how sometimes the U.S. can, and usually does, blame Canada for everything.

  • "Too Much" by Spice Girls from Spice World

  • "Two Princes" by Spin Doctors from So I Married An Axe Murderer
    A modern rock sampler, this soundtrack to a forgettable Mike Myers comedy features both new songs by the likes of Soul Asylum, the Boo Radleys, and Chris Whitley, and more familiar numbers by Spin Doctors ("Two Princes"), Big Audio Dynamite II, and others. Listened to together, the experience of bearing these strummed electric guitars and adenoidal vocals is like living through 1966 all over again in an alternate universe � not unpleasant, but odd. Oh, and there's also a parody of Beat poetry by Myers called "This Poem Sucks." Speaking for critics everywhere, we always appreciate it when the artist provides his own review.

  • "She Came On" by Super Deluxe from Kingpin

  • "Uncle F**er" by Terrance and Phillip from South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
    A very humourous song. It's making fun of Canada but don't take it too seriously folks! Winner of the MTv Movie Awards "Best Song" category

  • "Accelerator" by Therapy? from Kalifornia
    "I'm the driver, I'm in control", roars Therapy? front man Andy Cairns, in a song clearly about someone who has lost control. Not unlike Brad Pitts character in the movie.

  • "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty from Jerry McGuire
    The best part of the movie, the song is awesome

  • "Love Shoulda Brought You Home" by Toni Braxton from Boomerang

  • "You Wanted More" by Tonic from American Pie
    I seen this song played on MTV a few times when the song was new and I loved it.

  • "How Do I Live" by Trisha Yearwood from Con- Air

  • "Hold me, thrill me, kiss me, kill me" by U2 from Batman Forever

  • "Born Slippy" by Underworld from Train Spotting
    It's pretty gross rendition of what happens when you go on a heroin trip.

  • "Colors of the Wind" by Vanessa Williams from Pocahontas

  • "Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve from Cruel Intentions
    The song just goes perfect with the part in the movie.

  • "Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve from Cruel Intensions

  • "Love Is All Around" by Wet Wet Wet from Four Weddings and a Funeral
    Also a power ballad from 1994, if I recall.

  • "Always Love You" by Whitney Houston from The Bodyguard
    One of the biggest selling songs ever

  • "Exhale(Shoop, Shoop)" by Whitney Houston from Waiting To Exhale

  • "Wild, Wild West" by Will Smith, Siquo and Steevie from Wild, Wild West

  • "Cruel Angel's Thesis" by Yoko Takahashi from Neon Genesis Evangelion
    An incredible song. The singer's voice is absolutely beautiful, and the lyrics are rich with symbolism and imagery. Instruments and backup singers complement the Ms. Takahashi excellently. You don't listen to the song, you experience it.

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