Action Movie Music – “Shakedown” From Beverly Hills Cop II

You know, I love the 80’s! It had cool action movies, the best soundtracks, and of course Eddie Murphy when he made good films.  Seems so long ago, doesn’t it? Kinda depressing! To brighten up our  nostalgic spiri...
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Action Movie Music: Sinner’s Prayer by Sully Erna from The Expendables Director’s Cut

I do prefer the Director’s Cut of The Expendables, mainly for the entirely different opening scene with this awesome tune playing in the background. It’s atmospheric and with a few shots of the camera you get to fin...
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Action Movie Music: Friday Night’s a Great Night For Football

The Last Boy Scout is my second favourite Bruce Willis film after Die Hard; the script is top notch, the violence is hardcore and Willis has never been cooler. This song plays over the opening scene before Billy Blanks goes cra...
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Action Movie Music: It’s a Long Road from First Blood

Thanks to one of our fans in Bulgaria, Tommy Lee for suggesting this idea; this is a new section where we will post all the classic songs from your favourite action movies, no matter how cheesy said song may be. Here is one of ...
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Action Movie Music: One Man Force (1989)

David Michael Frank was a composer who could add electric guitar flavoured greatness to any old-school action movie. He scored Best of the Best 2, Hard to Kill, Out for Justice, Above the Law, Street Knight, Showdown in Little ...
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Action Movie Music: Bad to the Bone from Terminator 2

“I need your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle.” I always loved this moment in the film as it’s such an epic entrance scene for the T-800 played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. This classic song by George Thor...
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Confrontation Theme from Thief (1981)

Thief may well be my favourite Michael Mann film; James Cann is fantastic in it but as with all Mann films where would they be without some classic music? The score to Thief was provided by Tangerine Dream who were one of the m...
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Action Movie Music: NEST from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

No matter what you think of the movies, no one can tell me that the music isn’t fantastic. Steve Jablonsky creates an exciting and tuneful score and this is one of my favourite tracks from the Trilogy. It’s also got...
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Action Movie Music: H-blockx – The Power from Unleashed

Unleashed is one of my favourite Jet Li movies and this song caused a party in my pants the first time I heard it. It’s a fantastic update of the classic Snap tune. I also didn’t know Scott Adkins was in the movie u...
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Action Movie Music: I Stand Alone by Godmsack from The Scorpion King

I’ve always loved this song and it’s frankly my anthem; I love the lyrics and it also worked well for the Scorpion King movie starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson. Prepare to rock out below!
by Eoin Friel