11 Great Movie Music Moments

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A great music moment in a movie can send the film firmly into the pop culture history books. 

Try to imagine Pulp Fiction without Uma Thurman and John Travolta dancing to Chuck Berry? You can't! 

Now, these aren't movie musicals, these are scenes in some of our favorite movies that utilize music as more than simply a background score!

Click through and check out our 11 favorite music moments from the movies!

1. John Travolta Dances in Pulp Fiction

John Travolta dancing in the movies is nothing new. But, when he and Uma Thurman did the twist to Chuck Berry in Pulp Fiction, the movie moment became iconic.

2. In Your Eyes from Say Anything

Is there a more iconic romantic movie music moment than John Cusack hoisting that boombox over his head and playing In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel?

3. Sweet Emotion from Dazed & Confused

What better way to open your movie about the last day of school in 1976 than by jamming to Aerosmith's Sweet Emotion!

4. Twist and Shout from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off was already a fun movie. Toss in this scene with Ferris dancing in the Chicago St. Patrick's Day parade to the Beatles' Twist and Shout and the fun factor goes through the roof!

5. Layla from Goodfellas

Martin Scorsese is a master at using music in his movies. But there are few music moments in his films that are as powerful as when we hear Eric Clapton's guitar wailing on Layla in Goodfellas.

6. Stuck in the Middle with You from Reservoir Dogs

Another filmmaker who loves his music movie moments is Tarantino. Who could forget the scene in Reservoir Dogs with Michael Madsen being satanic with Stuck in the Middle with You?

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