Best film soundtracks by Duran Duran

Duran Duran songs are often used in various films. Their tracks fit perfectly into action films, comedies and melodramas, so the band's creativity is very diverse.

What British songs were played in the films

"Duran Duran." - British new wave and synth pop groupformed in 1978. By releasing debut album in 1981, the band has become one of the most popular in the music industry. The band has packed big arenas and won a huge number of awards over the years, so it's no surprise that the band's music has been used in numerous films.

The band Duran Duran at a photoshoot
The band Duran Duran at a photoshoot

"Drunken dawn" (1988) - "Do You Believe In Shame?"

This colourful criminal film Robert Towne tells the story of love triangle between best friends Nick, Mac and Jo Ann. Mack - a former drug dealer who's trying to get out of that kind of work, and. Nick - a powerful detective. A love triangle not only tests their friendship, but also jeopardises the main character's freedom.

Ballad "Do You Believe In Shame?" from the album 1988 plays Mac's tape recorder when he is pressured by his cousin to ask questions about drugs. Slow и emotional the song fits perfectly into the scene and emphasises seriousness of the situation the protagonist faces, as he is constantly being offered a come back back to his old criminal ways.

"Donnie Darko" (2001) - "Notorious."

In this one. gloomy controversial film plot revolves around bloke named Donny, who, as a teenager, realised what it was like death. In the film, the unfolding events remain obscuresuggesting that it could all be in Donnie's mind, or in a parallel universe, or in reality. Work has turned out to be so vaguethat there is a huge number theoriescentred around the film.

In one. dancing the stage performs "Notorious."while Donny ignites home of orator Jim Cunningham, and his little sister is dancing. That's the kind of thing contrasts between an innocent dance number and Donny setting Donny on fire creates frightening atmosphere appropriate to creepy tone of the film.

The band Duran Duran (Duran Duran) on the cover of their album Notorious
The band Duran Duran (Duran Duran) on the cover of their album Notorious

"Big fat liar" (2002) - "Hungry Like The Wolf"

In this one. family a 2000s film by an influential producer Marty Wolfe steals class work 14-year-old Jason and turns it into a high-budget Hollywood film film. Then Jason goes for everythingto prove that he's the author of the idea. To do this, he has to turn the producer's world upside down.

Ultra-catchy the song "Hungry Like the Wolf" is playing several times throughout the film, as it serves main composition Marty Wolf. The use of this track in the family film was acquaintance many new listeners to the work of "Duran Duran.".

"Monster" (2003) - "All She Wants Is"

Film "Monster." - it's a story about serial killer Eileen Wuornos and simple girl Selby Wall. It may seem surprisingIt is also worth noting that the song "Duran Duran", which is more associated with sailing in the Caribbean, was used as the soundtrack for this film. brutal и gloomy to the film. Nevertheless. dancing the 1988 single "All She Wants Is." perfectly fit into the film and his scenes.

Duran Duran ("Duran Duran") at a creative photo shoot
Duran Duran at a photo shoot.

"American Pie 3: The Wedding" (2003) - "The Reflex"

A film with a song in it "The Reflex"and he's talking about impending marriage Jim and Michelle. В cheerful dance the scene uses the perfect music to capture the vibrancy of the energy of the moment. You get the impression that the track "Duran Duran" was created specifically for American Pie.

"Layer cake" (2004) - "Ordinary World"

In the scene. fights in the café playing hit "Duran Duran's "Ordinary World." The song first muted in the background, but as a violent scuffle ensues, the tune is played on the full capacity for a few minutes.

In a memorable part of the scene. Mortyone of the main character's associates, called XXXX, pours on the enemy with hot liquid straight from the kettle. It's all set to the song "Ordinary World". Explosive rage in this scene contrasts with slow и mournful melody, creating a strangely poetic fight scene.

Cover of the single "Rio" by Duran Duran.
Cover of the single "Rio" by Duran Duran.

"Rambo's son" (2007) - "Wild Boys"

"Son of Rambo" tells the story of the British schoolchildren 80-х, Lee и Willewho, referencing Rambo: First Blood, are trying to make a film of their own. Musical accompaniment of the film consists of 80s hitsIt features songs by bands "The Cure", "Depeche Mode.", "Siouxsie and the Banshees." and, of course, "Duran Duran.".

The film features smash hit 1984 "Wild Boys"when Lee and Will go to school dances with a new friend, a French boy. The song fit in perfectly and emphasised contrastexisting between guys: the new friend is considered incredibly cool at school, while Lee is considered a loser.

"Rock 'n' rollers" (2016) - "Rio"

Title song from the album of the same name, which has been a resounding success since its release in 1982, "Rio" has been played in the many films and television shows, including in "Rock 'n' Rollers.". The film tells the story of an ordinary teenager Conoré. A guy falls in love with a girl and, to impress her, creates his own rock band. The song is performed by the band as they try to find their path to successgradually gaining certainty in his musical abilities.

"Bumblebee" (2018) - "Save a Prayer."

The film is about a girl Charliewho finds a nice yellow. machine in a junkyard in California. And the more time Charlie spends with her, the more she realises that this is no ordinary car, but a robotwhose name is Bumblebee. A friendship develops between a girl and a technician, and they have to fight evil together. The song soundswhen Charlie goes to the junkyard and meets Bumblebee. modify her life.

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