AC/DC’s Back in Black is one of the most overused songs in film
It’s Oscar time again, which has me thinking about movies. Using the power of the Internet Movie Database, I attempted to figure out the most-used songs in films and television. Click on the gallery to see the top 20 songs used in movies/television shows starting from least to most.
Along with his secret identity and clever detective skills, Batman hides a checkered musical legacy under his famed cape and cowl. The musical scores and Batman-inspired songs are as varied as the cinematic chapters of the character’s long narrative.
So as Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises opens in theatres, we thought it a fine time to re-discover the music and musicians – from composers to goth bands, from pop stars to Japanese electronic artists – that have soundtracked Batman’s caped crusading over the years.