Can You Match the Film To Its Theme Song?


By: J.P. Naomi

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Across decades, some great films have brought even greater theme songs. Take this quiz to see how well you can match the theme song to the popular film!

"My Heart Will Go On"

"My Heart Will Go On" was recorded by Celine Dion as the title love song to James Cameron's "Titanic." It was recorded on May 22, 1997 and released on December 8th of the same year.


"Circle of Life"

"Circle of Life" was performed by Elton John on the soundtrack of "The Lion King" in 1994. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.


“Some Day My Prince Will Come”

"Someday My Prince Will Come" was recorded in 1937 by Adriana Caselotti. It was written by Larry Morey and Frank Churchill for "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."


"Mrs. Robinson"

"Mrs. Robinson" is an American classic written by Paul Simon and recorded by Simon & Garfunkel. It was released on April 5, 1968.


"Over the Rainbow"

"Over the Rainbow," from the 1939 film, "The Wizard of Oz," was performed by Judy Garland. It remains one of the most popular movie songs of all time.


"Stayin' Alive"

"Stayin' Alive" was recorded by the Bee Gees and landed a spot on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack in 1977.


"Danger Zone"

"Danger Zone" was performed by artist Kenny Loggins. It appeared on the "Top Gun" album and was released in 1986.


"Eye of the Tiger"

"Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor became the theme song of 1982's "Rocky III." The song was written by Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik.


"I Will Always Love You"

"I Will Always Love You" was originally recorded by Dolly Parton. However, in 1992, Whitney Houston sang it as the title love song to "The Bodyguard," in which she also starred.


"When Doves Cry"

Prince recorded "When Dove's Cry" for the 1984 film, "Purple Rain." The lyrics begin with, "How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that's so cold?"


“(I've Had) The Time of My Life”

"(I've Had) The Time of My Life" was performed by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes for the 1987 film, "Dirty Dancing." It received an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award that year.


"Wind Beneath My Wings"

"Wind Beneath My Wings, performed by Bette Midler, was the "Beaches" theme song. The movie was released on December 21, 1988.


"I Could Have Danced All Night"

"My Fair Lady" was a musical film released on November 9, 1964. It was based on "Pygmalion," a 1913 stage musical.


"Don't You (Forget About Me)"

"Don't You (Forget About Me)" was performed in 1985 by Scottish rock band Simple Minds. It is played during both the opening and closing credits of "The Breakfast Club."


"It Had to Be You"

"It Had to Be You" was released in 1924. Though it was used in many films through the decades, it was most notably used as the theme song of "When Harry Met Sally."


"Rainbow Connection"

"The Rainbow Connection" is from the 1979 film, "The Muppet Movie." It was performed by Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog.


"Up Where We Belong"

"Up Where We Belong" was a duet sung by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes. It was recorded in1982 for the film, "An Officer and a Gentleman," starring Richard Gere.


"Lose Yourself"

"Lose Yourself" was recorded in 2002 and was featured on the soundtrack of "8 Mile." Eminem sang the song, and also starred as the film's main character.


"Old Time Rock and Roll"

"Old Time Rock and Roll" was released in March of 1979. It gained popularity after being featured in "Risky Business" with Tom Cruise in 1983.


"All That Jazz"

From the Chicago soundtrack, "All That Jazz" gained further popularity when "Chicago" was adapted to the big screen. It was performed by actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in 2002.


"Unchained Melody"

"Ghost" was released in 1990 and was one of the most successful films, grossing more than $505 million at the box office. "Unchained Melody" was recorded in 1955, but gained popularity again as the film's feature song.


"The Power of Love"

"The Power of Love" was performed by Huey Lewis and the News in 1985. It was written for, and featured in, the 1985 film, "Back to the Future."


"Take a Look Around"

Perfomed by rock band Limp Bizkit, "Take a Look Around" became the theme song to "Mission Impossible II" and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.


"I'm Shipping Up to Boston"

Dropkick Murphy's classic hit "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" was released in 2005. In 2006, it was featured on the soundtrack to "The Departed."


"Bitter Sweet Symphony"

"Bittersweet Symphony" was performed by The Verve and released in 1997. It served as the theme and closing track to "Cruel Intentions" in 1999.


"It Must Have Been Love"

Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love" originally had Christmas references in the lyrics. They were removed specifically for the version that appeared in 1990's film, "Pretty Woman."


"Call Me"

"Call Me" was recorded by Blondie and became the theme song to "American Gigolo." The film was released on February 8, 1980.



"Maniac" was released in 1983. It was sung by Michael Sembello and appears in a memorable dance scene in "Flashdance."


"Stay (I Missed You)"

"Stay (I Missed You) was recorded by Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories. It was released on May 17, 1994 and was the lead single from the "Reality Bites" soundtrack in 1994.


"Kiss From A Rose"

Batman Forever was released in 1995 and featured "Kiss From A Rose," which had been released in July 1994. "Kiss From A Rose" was written and performed by Seal.


"I Just Called To Say I Love You"

"I Just Called To Say I Love You" was written and performed by Stevie Wonder. Wonder had six songs in total on the soundtrack to the 1984 film, "The Woman in Red."


"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"

"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" was performed by Jefferson Starship. The song was released in 1987 and was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe.


"Crazy For You"

"Crazy For You" was recorded by Madonna and released in 1985. Madonna appears in the film singing the song at a local bar.



"Evergreen" is the love theme from the 1976 film, "A Star is Born." It was performed by Barbara Streisand.


"Gangsta's Paradise"

Rapper Coolio recorded "Gangsta's Paradise" in 1995 for "Dangerous Minds." Coolio was born Leon Ivey Jr. in 1963.


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