Memorable Soundtracks from OK Movies

by peaspot | created - 10 Dec 2014 | updated - 20 Nov 2015 | Public

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While not all these movies are really that bad, their soundtracks are superior to the movies themselves. If not, these films are best remembered for their soundtracks.

To be considered just "OK" here, the movie at least has less than 6.9 ratings.

Which of these OK movies have the best soundtrack?

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1. Twilight (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

56 Metascore

Bella Swan moves to Forks and encounters Edward Cullen, a gorgeous boy with a secret.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Sarah Clarke

Votes: 407,178 | Gross: $191.47M

Songs from: Muse, Radiohead, The Killers, Paramore, Linkin Park, Collective Soul, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

2. City of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

54 Metascore

An angel on Earth, a doctor unable to believe, a patient with a secret, a love story made in Heaven.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Votes: 110,119 | Gross: $78.69M

Songs from: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, U2, Frank Sinatra, Goo Goo Dolls, Alanis Morissette, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

3. The Beach (I) (2000)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 215,479 | Gross: $39.79M

Songs from: New Order, All Saints, Moby, Sugar Ray, The Chemical Brothers, Blur, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

4. Marie Antoinette (2006)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

65 Metascore

The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Rip Torn, Judy Davis

Votes: 96,345 | Gross: $15.96M

Songs from: Air, The Radio Dept, The Strokes, The Cure, New Order, Phoenix, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

5. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

35 Metascore

Upon being fired, a desperate guy kidnaps a daughter of his former boss. Two angels are sent to Earth to check if love is possible in this case.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 33,515 | Gross: $4.27M

Songs from: Diana Ross & The Supremes, Beck, The Prodigy, R.E.M., The Cardigans, Oasis, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

6. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 48,184

Songs by Queen

7. Empire Records (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

30 Metascore

Twenty-four hours in the lives of the young employees at Empire Records when they all grow up and become young adults thanks to each other and the manager. They all face the store joining a chain store with strict rules.

Director: Allan Moyle | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 47,320 | Gross: $0.30M

Songs from: The Gin Blossom, AC/DC, The Cranberries, Edwyn Collins, etc. (Soundtracks List Here)

8. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 202,734 | Gross: $46.35M

Songs from: Radiohead, The Cardigans, Craig Armstrong, Des'ree, Garbage, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

9. Batman Forever (1995)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman

Votes: 227,775 | Gross: $184.03M

Songs from: U2, Seal, The Flaming Lips, Lenny Kravitz, etc (Soundtrack List Here)

10. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music

39 Metascore

A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 113,312 | Gross: $121.95M

Songs from: Whitney Houston, Lisa Stansfield, Kenny G and Aaron Neville, etc. (Soundtracks List Here)

11. Elizabethtown (2005)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 65,790 | Gross: $26.84M

Songs from: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Elthon John, Henry Mancini, James Brown, U2, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

12. Queen of the Damned (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

30 Metascore

The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend, Marguerite Moreau, Vincent Perez

Votes: 51,050 | Gross: $30.34M

Songs from: Chester Bennington, Jonathan Davis, Disturbed, Papa Roach, Deftones, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

13. Vanilla Sky (2001)

R | 136 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

45 Metascore

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

Votes: 240,434 | Gross: $100.61M

Songs from: Radiohead, Paul McCartney, R.E.M., Sigur Rós, The Rolling Stones, U2, Bob Dylans, The Chemical Brothers, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

14. Singles (1992)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 26,614 | Gross: $18.47M

Songs from: Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Chris Cornell, Pixies, R.E.M., Alice in Chains, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

15. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 383,557 | Gross: $201.57M

Songs from: Aerosmith, Jon Bon Jovi, Chantal Kreviazuk, Journey, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

16. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History

44 Metascore

A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

Votes: 302,080 | Gross: $198.54M

Songs from: Faith Hill, Louis Armstrong, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

17. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young movie fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action movie character.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

Votes: 131,160 | Gross: $50.02M

Songs from: Alice in Chains, Megadeth, Def Leppard, AC/DC, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

18. Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Music

Sir Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Director: Peter Webb | Stars: Paul McCartney, John Burgess, Bryan Brown, Philip Jackson

Votes: 1,340 | Gross: $1.39M

Songs from: The Beatles. (Soundtrack List Here)

19. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

27 Metascore

Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

Votes: 5,712 | Gross: $20.38M

Songs from: The Beatles and The Bee Gees, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

20. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Musical

66 Metascore

A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the figurehead of a cult.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

Votes: 18,492 | Gross: $34.25M

Songs from: The Who, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

21. Mortal Kombat (1995)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Votes: 97,212 | Gross: $70.45M

Songs from: The Immortals, Stabbing Westward, Napalm Death, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

22. The Mambo Kings (1992)

R | 104 min | Drama, Music

Two Cuban brothers bring a new music to the 1950s USA. They are as different as the problems that await them.

Director: Arne Glimcher | Stars: Armand Assante, Antonio Banderas, Pablo Calogero, Scott Cohen

Votes: 4,906 | Gross: $6.74M

Songs from: Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Duke Ellington, Linda Ronstadt, Benny Moré, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

23. Pretty in Pink (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Votes: 70,887 | Gross: $40.47M

Songs from: Barry Manilow, New Order, Echo & The Bunnymen, INXS, The Smiths, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

24. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

64 Metascore

High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

Director: Peter Sollett | Stars: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Rafi Gavron

Votes: 86,560 | Gross: $31.49M

Songs from: Devendra Banhart, Bishop Allen, Vampire Weekend, We Are Scientists, Billy Joel, Spice Girls, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

25. Dan in Real Life (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.

Director: Peter Hedges | Stars: Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill

Votes: 95,657 | Gross: $47.64M

Songs from: Sondre Lerche, Earth Wind & Fire, Regina Spektor, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

26. Beyond the Sea (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

46 Metascore

A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin and specifically his relationship with wife Sandra Dee.

Director: Kevin Spacey | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 14,233 | Gross: $6.32M

Songs from: Kevin Spacey & The John Wilson Orchestra, The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

27. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

Votes: 18,812 | Gross: $24.20M

Songs from: Stevie Wonder, The Impressions, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

28. Duets (2000)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

40 Metascore

A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

Director: Bruce Paltrow | Stars: Huey Lewis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti, Andre Braugher

Votes: 8,949 | Gross: $4.73M

Songs from: Larry Klein, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Bublé, Babyface, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

29. Streets of Fire (1984)

PG | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

59 Metascore

A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

Votes: 16,940 | Gross: $8.09M

Songs from: The Ry Cooder Band, The Blasters, Laurie Sargent, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

30. Sucker Punch (2011)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

33 Metascore

A young girl institutionalized by her abusive stepfather retreats to an alternative reality as a coping strategy and envisions a plan to help her escape.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone

Votes: 223,559 | Gross: $36.39M

Songs from: Emily Browning, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Queen, Björk, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

31. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Votes: 101,542 | Gross: $32.54M

Songs from: Gunjan, Basement Jaxx, Mel C, Victoria Beckham, Blondie, Texas, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

32. Eagle vs Shark (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

55 Metascore

The tale of two socially-awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love: through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Loren Taylor, Jemaine Clement, Craig Hall, Joel Tobeck

Votes: 21,976 | Gross: $0.22M

Songs from: The Phoenix Foundation, Devendra Bernhardt, The Stone Roses, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

33. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Directors: Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami, Barrie Nelson, Paul Sabella, Jack Stokes, Pino Van Lamsweerde, Harold Whitaker | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

Votes: 29,914

Songs from: Journey, Cheap Trick, Nazareth, Don Felder, Black Sabbath, etc. (Soundtrack List Here)

34. FM (1978)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

When a liberal music station's owners decide to introduce army recruitment ads, despite the protests of its manager, the rebellious DJs are determined to fight back, no matter the cost.

Director: John A. Alonzo | Stars: Michael Brandon, Eileen Brennan, Alex Karras, Cleavon Little

Votes: 824

Songs from: Steely Dan, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band , Steve Miller, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Boston, Linda Ronstadt, Billy Joel, Queen, etc (Soundtrack List Here)

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