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10 Annoyingly On-The-Nose Songs In Movies

Comingsoon.net is turning up the volume to find out which movie needledrops are the most irritatingly on-the-nose. Check out our picks in the gallery below!

A movie’s soundtrack is key to establishing all kinds of aspects—the tone, the mood, even the setting can owe their development to the songs that play over the action taking place on-screen. It’s a subtle thing, the art of the movie soundtrack. If you lay the soundtrack on too thick, the end result can be far from subtle.

As a matter of fact, plenty of movies have laid things on way too thick. From action movies to dramas to romances, a heavy-handed song can completely remove the viewer from the immersive experience of moviegoing. It’s a bummer, but there are all kinds of instances of annoyingly on-the-nose songs in movies.


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