Top 7 Soundtracks Ever

Behind every great movie is a great soundtrack.

When you have truly memorable music, you have a movie that sticks with you and the certain tunes are guaranteed to transport you back to the film when it first started.

There are many sensational musical accompaniments to films in this last decade and here is a list made up of the classic entries.

7. Grease (1978)

John Travolta and Olivia Newton John

Olivia Newton John and John Travolta

This movie is set in the 1950s in California with a tough guy named Danny Zuko and a girl named Sandy Olson. They follow them during their summer holidays and they think they will never see each other again. They find out they attend the same high school and now it seems their two worlds can only be reconciled in one way and that is through elaborate song and dance.

Copies sold: 8 million

Best track: Greased Lightning

6. Titanic (1997)

James Horner and Celine Dion

84 years after the sinking of the Titanic, a survivor of the disaster named Rose Dewitt Bukater tells her story of how she met the love of her life on that ship and fled from her suffocating upper-class family and how her heart managed to go on.

Copies sold: 11 million

Best track: My heart will go on

5. Dirty Dancing (1987)

Various Artists

Dirty Dancing

When Baby goes with her family to the Catskill Mountain Resort she develops a crush on the dance instructor, Johnny. When Johnny needs a replacement dance partner, she steps into the role to find herself falling in love.

Copies sold: 11 million

Best track: I've had the time of my life

4. Forest Gump (1994)

Various Artists

Forest Gump

This is a story of a man with a low IQ but a big heart and has a roller coaster of a life, which includes a lonely childhood, heroism in Vietnam, sporting glory and entrepreneurial success. He has more adventures that cement his legend but all he is really searching for is love.

Copies sold: 12 million

Best track: Respect

3. Purple Rain (1984)


Prince Purple Rain

This is a young musician who discovers there's more to life than music when he meets the love of his life, Apollonia. His world is threatened when a new guy arrives on the scene who is out to steal his thunder and his girl.

Copies sold: 13 million

Best track: Purple Rain

2. Saturday Night Fever (1977)

The Bee Gees

Staying Alive The Bee Gees

Tony Manero is stuck in a dead-end job and gets no respect at home from his father. But on Saturday night on the dance floor, he’s a king. When someone spots an equally talented dancer at the club he finds a way to win an upcoming dance competition and earn his way out of his humdrum life.

Copies sold: 15 million

Best track: Staying Alive

1. The Bodyguard (1992)

Whitney Houston

A pop singer starts receiving threatening messages so decides to hire a reputable bodyguard to protect her. His cautiousness is over the top according to his new employer, until the stalker strikes close to home.

Copies Sold: 17 million

Best Track: I will always love you