The films featured in the below gallery of Top 10 Rock Soundtracks aren’t just movies with great music.

They are great movies because of how well that great music is employed within them. The movies were made by filmmakers who might not have been musicians, but had an understanding of how a rock song can heighten a scene – transform it into something utterly terrifying or enhance the most sublime moment.

As such, these flicks are not really “rock movies.” You won't find The Last Waltz, A Hard Day’s Night, Woodstock or anything like that.

They are feature films that display expert use of some of the best songs ever recorded. Both the scenes and the songs are better for being associated with each other.

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