Karaoke Like a Movie Star

An I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS inspired karaoke playlist

Karaoke Like a Movie Star

Written by Shannon Rednour

One of our favorite moments fromI'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, is when Carol and Lloyd step out to karaoke. Lloyd (Martin Starr) certainly entertains with his rendition of "I Think We're Alone Now", but it's Carol's (Blythe Danner) soulful rendition of the jazz standard "Cry Me a River," that truly caught our attention.

Full Disclaimer: Some of us in the Bleecker Street offices are (very) serious about our karaoke. Some may have even been inspired enough by DREAMS to pull out our own interpretations of "Cry Me a River" during our last karaoke excursion. In fact, it has us thinking about some of our favorite songs from movies and realizing what a perfect karaoke theme night that would be!

This Is Your Karaoke Challenge:

No songs may be sung unless they are from a movie.

Uh oh! What are you going to do now that you can't fall back on your rendition of "Love Shack?" To be fair, "Love Shack" is probably in a movie somewhere, but that's not keeping with the spirit of this challenge. Your song should be a "featured" song from a movie soundtrack. And "classic" songs are always popular.

No ideas? Need some help? We've got ya covered with the following karaoke gems which will delight the crowd, while letting you hold onto your precious karaoke cred.

Up Where We Belong

- Joe Cocker
from An Officer and a Gentleman
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Lose Yourself

- Eminem

8 Mile

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Power Of Love

- Huey Lewis and the News

Back to the Future

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Cups (You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone) ­

- Anna Kendrick

Pitch Perfect

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- Jeff Buckley


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(Yes we know it was Rufus Wainright’s version in the movie...


Call Me

- Blondie

American Gigolo

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Don’t You (Forget About Me)

- Simple Minds

The Breakfast Club

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Falling Slowly

- Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová


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Another Brick In The Wall

- Pink Floyd

The Wall

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Rainbow Connection

- Kermit the Frog

The Muppet Movie

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