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Missing home from Shaun The Sheep

I just saw the Shaun The Sheep movie, and it made me weep! So, when the sheep and the dogs escaped their cages, they were driven by the stray dog to an area where they could live. At that moment, a ...
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Last song in Gale's aparment [on hold]

When Jesse approaches Gale Boetticher's apartment in Breaking Bad, a slow, melodious song plays. Does anybody know what it's called?
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“Song”/Theme played in Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

What is that theme/song called that Bombur "plays" when sounding the horn of Erebor and/or the humans play in honor of Thorin (after it "all over")?
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What is the actual relation between Miami Vice and the “Smuggler's Blues”?

It is known that the Miami Vice episode "Smuggler's Blues" (S01E15) was inspired by the eponymous song by Glenn Frey, who also appears in the episode as a smuggling pilot. But while this direction of ...
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Does anyone know the version of the song “Strange Fruit” played in Criminal Minds S09E09?

The name of the Criminal Minds's Season 9, Episode 9, Strange Fruit, is an allusion to a song of the same name, popularized by Billie Holiday, which has a pretty interesting history and back story, ...
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Why were the Doctor Who opening scenes and music changed between seasons and not between Doctors?

It makes sense to me to replace the music and/or intro sequence upon arrival of new Doctor incarnations, but this isn't how they decided to replace the opening intros. It seems like they stuck with ...
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Office Space: What is the song played at the end of the hypnosis scene? [closed]

There is a song at the end of the hypnosis scene in Office Space that fades in as the psychiatrist falls to the floor and Peter is peaceful and content in deep hypnosis. It's almost hawaiian slide ...
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Why the discrepancy between the sound levels of dialogue and music in older movies?

I've been watching a lot of older films lately (older, in this instance reads "circa 80's and 70's" and mainly in the Sci-Fi and action genres), and have been asking myself the same thing as I watch ...
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What is the song played by India throughout the movie?

The movie Stoker is full of symbolism (it at least feels that way). A few times we observe India playing a song on the piano, and in a pivotal scene she is joined by her Uncle Charlie. Because of the ...
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What is the significance of the song played at the end of Tangerines (2013)?

In the Georgian-Estonian film Tangerines (2013) at the end of the film as it rolls into the credits what is the song that is being played? It sounds like a rock/alternative song. What was the context ...
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Music In The House Of The Undying

When Danaerys "reunites" with Drogo in the House of the Undying in S2E10: "Valar Morghulis" what is the wind instrument playing? Some kind of horn or flute thing?
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Short soundbite (4-tone-pattern) from “Troy” (2004) used anywhere else?

The movie "Troy" from 2004 uses a 4-tone-soundbite quite a lot. It is at the beginning of this: as well on the 1:12 mark: timestamped link to youtube I could SWEAR I ...
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Why hasn't Scarlett Johansson performed either of her Oscar-nominated songs at the Oscars?

This might be too tangential for the Movies Stack Exchange, but I think it's an interesting question. Scarlett Johansson is a singer as well as an actress. She's made two albums and been nominated for ...
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What's the opening song of Jessica Jones? [closed]

I've checked the credits, the german as well as english wikipedia articles, even the (rather short) official website and I've unfortunately found no mention of the title used in the opening :/ What ...
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What is the song in 'Mars Attacks!' that killed the Martians?

The evil Martians were killed by a song near the end of the Mars Attack! movie. What is the title of the song? A youtube link will be helpful.
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What is the opening song in the Nickelodeon TV movie “Best Player”?

Long time back I watched the Nickelodeon tv movie Best Player. A song comes in the starting and it goes like... always the lucky one. It's been a month and I can't find the full version of this song ...
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Did the soundtrack of Pitch Perfect cheat and use instruments?

Pitch perfect is a movie based on competitive acapella singing where the only sounds should come from the human voice. It is a great movie and a great soundtrack. But some critics (including Mark ...
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When are film soundtracks made?

At what point in the process of film creation are the soundtracks/scores usually made? I'm particularly interested in modern blockbusters, especially those with symphonic scores like Pirates of the ...
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What is the Music Playing Behind Monty Python's Spanish Inquisition Closing Credits?

At 1:28 in the included video, our Spanish Inquisition heroes rush to catch the bus to the studio. Hurried chase music plays in the background as the credits roll. What is the name/composer of that ...
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What song from the LOST soundtrack is this? Couldn't place it [closed]

https://clyp.it/qfavcszv I remember this one melody and I thought it was from Exodus Part 1 when the group was leaving from the beach. It may come up one other time throughout the series. I looked up ...
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Soundtrack Variations Per DVD Zone?

In terms of DVD zoning, I am in Zone 4. I noticed a tune being played in S1E12 of The Sopranos when Tony was driving his car. It was extremely Stevie Ray Vaughan-ish, but as much as I searched for ...
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Why was the swearing taken out of “Gods and Monsters” in American horror story?

In American Horror story: Freak show Elsa Mars sings a version of Lana Del Rey's "Gods and Monsters" in which, amongst other things, all of the bad language is changed for more... suitable(?) ...
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Music Before Eric Idle's “Storytime/Children's Stories” in Monty Python Season 1 Episode 3?

There's some springy orchestral music that plays as an introduction to Eric Idle's "Children's Stories" sketch in Season 1 Episode 3. This is the sketch where Rumple Tweezer lives by Dingly Dell and ...
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What is the opening tune in Four Lions?

Four Lions (2010) has an opening tune. It can be listened to here (if somewhat distorted). It doesn't seem to be on the IMDB soundtrack list for the film. Does anyone know what the tune is, and who ...
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Can you use a certain song in a trailer, that has been used in a different movie-trailer as well?

I'm making a trailer about a story i've written and wanted to use a song in it from the band Muse. This song has most likely been used in other movie trailers as well so i wondered, If i get a license ...
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What do Hans and Anna mean when they Jinx each other in “Love Is an Open Door”?

I'm used to the word jinx referring to bringing bad luck on someone, which would be out of character for Hans and Anna to openly do to each other. So I'm guessing that jinx in this context is slang ...
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Identifying the movie theme from the soundtrack [closed]

Some films make finding the main theme easy. You buy the soundtrack, and look for the song titled 'X Main Theme' or similar (e.g. 'Main Title (Theme from Jaws)'). However, a lot of movie themes don't ...
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Highway battle background score

What is the background score played in Captain America: The Winter Soldier when Captain America attacks the Winter Soldier right after Black Widow was shot?
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What song is in movie Vacation (2015) [closed]

I can't identify what song is playing in Vacation (2015) movie during the moment when nice lady on red cabriolet was smashed by truck on the road? I remember some words which can be like: "mala ...
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The Reaping alternate soundtrack

I liked the film 'The Reaping'. However, the John Frizell soundtrack seemed a safe choice compared to the usually suspenseful work of Philip Glass which was rejected for some reason. Why was the ...
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Did Pocahontas quote Greek philosophy?

In the Disney movie Pocahontas, the titular character sings about the river in Just around the River Bend: [Pocahontas] What I love most about rivers is: You can't step in the same river twice ...
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What is the theme music of Breaking Bad?

Where does the theme of Breaking Bad (intros and sometimes during the episodes) come from? Is it a song or a short piece written specifically for this show? Also can it be found on any official CD ...
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Who composed the soundtrack to My Girlfriend is a Gumiho?

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho is a Korean TV series that had a very versatile soundtrack. There was a number of insert songs and a number of songs from various movies (for example theme song from A Better ...
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Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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Why did the Gilligan's Island theme song change between seasons?

There was a variation of the Gilligan's Island theme song between seasons. In the first season, the theme song lists the castaways as {...} Gilligan, the Skipper too; the millionaire and his ...
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Background Soundtrack In Movie Mardaani [closed]

Can somebody let me know the music played in background in the Bollywood Movie Mardaani? That song played during the pool party while deal finalizing for women trafickking and villian Karan Bhasir ...
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In the Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) Marlon Brando's character plays what piece on the piano?

In the 1996 film adaptation of the Island of Dr. Moreau, starring Val Kilmer and Marlon Brando. Brando's character, Dr. Moreau, plays a duet with one of his deformed creations. What is the piano piece ...
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Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)?

Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)? I searched, but I did not find his the name. IMDB
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Who is the musical group that performed at the end of an David Letterman show that I am describing (they performed probably in the 2000s)?

There was a musical act that closed a David Letterman episode quite a few years back. It might have been in around 2000s or even before in the 90s. The act had a soulful brunette girl as the singer, ...
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Why did Ennio Morricone write the soundtrack of “The Thing” (1982) instead of John Carpenter?

There is something I have always found odd about the soundtrack of John Carpenter's 1982 version of "The Thing". It has a very atmospheric and fitting, subtle synthesizer soundtrack, which is indeed ...
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Did the actors sing for Pitch Perfect?

I was quite baffled after watching Pitch Perfect because the songs were really enticing. Moreover, I felt that the songs in the movie were much better than the original songs. Did the actors really ...
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Music from old Tom & Jerry episode [closed]

I've searched for the names of the pieces from this episode: for a couple of times in the past and accumulated quite a few hours trying to find out the names of ...
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What are the lyrics to the Game of Thrones theme?

In S04E10 of Game of Thrones as Arya is sailing to Bravos, the show's theme begins to play, only it is accompanied by a choir singing a song. This was quite unusual as we never heard that theme music ...
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What song is playing during Quicksilver's first appearance?

When Professor X and the others first meet Quicksilver in his basement in X-Men: Days of Future Past, there is a song playing in the background. Anyone know what that song is, and why it might have ...
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Which song is playing on the radio in Wild (2014)?

During the first 15 minutes of the 2014 movie Wild, Cheryl sets off from her motel and takes lift in a man's truck whose son is sitting in the front seat with him. In that scene the man turns on the ...
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Why is the Beatles music appropriate in American Beauty?

In the original script for the movie American Beauty Beatles songs are used numerous times, such as when Ricky is in his jail cell and when Lester sees Ricky's music when getting pot from him. I can ...
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Does Jane Kaczmarek actually whistle in “Mrs. Tri-County”?

In the finale to season 6 of Malcolm in the Middle, Lois whistles impressively on stage. I can't seem to find a credit for who actually did the whistling: was it recorded (and from whom), or does the ...
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What is the song played in the radio station just before the semi-finals? [closed]

This song was a remix composed by Beca in the movie. What is the song played in the radio station just before the semi-finals?
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Trick Or Treat - What gives with the soundtrack?

Anyone know why Trick Or Treat (1986) (which stars Gene Simmons and Ozzy Osbourne) didn't have a single track by either artist on the soundtrack? And why they chose Fastway (of all bands) to do the ...