Movies can be good, bad, or horrible, but what really messes up is when a movie is irrevocably bad, but the soundtrack is phenomenal. It leaves a bad taste in your mouth, but you’ll eventually come back to more of these absolute bops playing in the background.
1. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
John Travolta stars as Tony Manero, a Brooklyn teen who spends his weekends at the local discotheque, and is king of the dance floor. The film is remembered for its iconic soundtrack featuring Bee Gees hits, but its plot is thin and revolves around Tony’s quest to win a dance competition and escape his deadlocked life.
2. Twilight Franchise (2008-2012)
Based on the best-selling book series, twilight The film tells the story of Bella Swan, a teenage girl who falls in love with vampire Edward Cullen. The film was a box office success but received mixed reviews from critics. Critics criticized the wooden acting, the cheesy dialogue, and the strange silence of staring at each other for hours on-screen. Also, why is everything blue? However, the soundtrack, featuring songs from artists such as Paramore and Muse, was a hit with fans and incredibly nostalgic.
3. Daredevil (2003)
Ben Affleck stars as blind attorney Matt Murdoch, a vigilante who fights crime at night. daredevilThe film was criticized for its poor script and lackluster action scenes, but the soundtrack, featuring songs from Evanescence and Fuel, was praised for its energy and intensity.
4. Scream 3 (2000)
Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Hollywood to confront the Ghostface Killer in the third installment of the hit horror franchise. scream 3 It received mixed reviews. Many considered it the worst in the franchise. However, it has gained a bit of a cult following over the years thanks to the addition of Parker Posey’s charismatic character. , made the movie more enjoyable.
5. Armageddon (1998)
In this disaster movie, a team of oil rigs is sent into space to save the world from an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. The film has been scrutinized and derided over the years for its incredible plot and over-the-top action scenes, but the soundtrack, featuring songs by Aerosmith and Journey, is undoubtedly It makes this movie a worthwhile experience.For the record, I’m going down that hill Armageddon It’s actually a good “bad” movie.
6. Fifty Shades of Gray (2015)
Based on the popular book series, the film tells the story of college student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) falling in love with wealthy businessman Christian Gray (Jamie Dornan) who loves adventurous sex.
There’s no getting around how bad this and the next sequel to this movie are. Flat acting, terrible script and questionable casting choices. It was all just a big mess. That only saving grace? And of course the soundtrack! Featuring songs by Ellie Goulding and The Weeknd and including some of the summer’s biggest hits, the music was the film’s only saving grace.
7. Reality Bites (1994)
In this romantic comedy-drama, young college graduates struggle to find their place in the world. The film was praised for its depiction of Generation X culture, but the plot was destined to be too predictable. However, the soundtrack featuring songs by Lisa Loeb and U2 was a hit with audiences.
8. Charlie’s Angels (2000)
In this action-comedy, three women (Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu) work as private detectives for a mysterious billionaire (Bill Murray). charlie’s angels It’s not a lofty film, but it’s a great guilt to watch.Audiences and critics criticized the thin plot and overreliance on sexual innuendo.
However, with the 2019 reboot still to come, I’d argue that viewers didn’t realize how bad things were going to get. Full of bops. A mix of pop, rock and hip-hop soundtrack added an energetic and soothing tone to the film.
9. Burlesque (2010)
Christina Aguilera stars as a small town girl who moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. Although the film was pulled for its corny plot and shallow characters, the soundtrack featuring songs by Aguilera and Cher became a pop music hit among her fans.
Featuring songs by Marilyn Monroe, Etta James and Mae West, this soundtrack perfectly captures the jazz, blues and soul vibes of burlesque clubs. Combine that with Aguilera and Cher’s unbeatable vocals, and you have a musical number that more than makes up for the unimpressive script.
10. Garden State (2004)
This indie comedy-drama, written, directed and starring by Zach Braff, follows a struggling actor who returns to his hometown for his mother’s funeral. When it was released in 2004, it was critically acclaimed for its quirky humor and heartfelt performance. However, some critics felt it was too complacent.
Now, the film regularly ends up on the list of overrated indie movies and horrifying examples of the terrifying manic fairy dream girl. garden state It will always hold a special place in my heart if not for its unparalleled soundtrack.Filled with indie hits from The Smiths, Iron & Wine and Frou Frou, this soundtrack is sure to impress any indie music fan who can’t stand it. I can’t get enough of it. Indeed, I think Zach Braff made this effort primarily to reflect his musical tastes on us all.
11. Sucker Punch (2011)
In this action-fantasy film, a young woman named Babydoll (Emily Browning) is institutionalized after being wrongfully accused of killing her sister. The film was criticized for its complex plot and her overuse of CGI, but the soundtrack, featuring songs by Björk and Queen, was praised for its energy and creativity. Emily Browning’s haunting vocals give iconic songs like Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind’, Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ and The Smiths’ ‘Asleep’ a more emotionally resonant touch. increase.
12. The Great Gatsby (2013)
Based on the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, the film tells the story of his love for a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a married woman named Daisy (Carey Mulligan). While the film was criticized for its flashy visuals and lack of emotional depth, the soundtrack, featuring songs by Jay-Z and Lana Del Rey, was the perfect fit for Gatsby’s aesthetic and overall hip-hop and pop. The tone of the movie made a big splash with the hit song of the movie.
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