20 Great Songs from Movie Trailers

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Nearly any two-hour film can be wrapped into a two-minute trailer and seem worthwhile. A large reason for this is the music, but in almost every circumstance, the songs within movie trailers go uncredited. But here we have 20 great songs from movie trailers, because it’s about time bands got their due for helping good movies look even better—and making some truly awful movies seem bearable… sort of (we’re looking at you, Charlie St. Cloud).

20. Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch – Sucker Punch

19. Fanfarlo – The Walls Are Coming Down – Win Win

18. Phoenix – 1901 – New York, I Love You

17. Dropkick Murphys – I’m Shipping Up To Boston – The Departed

16. The National – So Far Around The Bend – Charlie St. Cloud

15. Shout Out Louds – Very Loud – Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

14. The Black Keys – Tighten Up – Bad Teacher

13. The Hives – Hate To Say I Told You So – The Smurfs

12. David Gray – You’re The One I Love – Definitely, Maybe

11. Moby – Everloving – Requiem For A Dream