Best Soundtracks

A great movie is made even better by a powerful soundtrack. And sometimes the soundtrack is better than the movie itself! Here is a collection of some of our favorite compilations. Find something that will make kids of any age happy.

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Wondrous songs -- even for kids too young to see the movie.
By Karen O and the Kids
(2009)
 
These pirates rock! Fun tunes for mateys of all ages.
By Various Artists
(2011)
 
This is lyrical, beautifully textured music.
By Various Artists
(2000)
 
Gentle, mellow songs are ideal for quiet moments.
By Various Artists
(2010)
 
Beloved music still enchants; great for families.
By Various Artists
(2011)
 
Super-clean, cute soundtrack has something for everyone.
By Various Artists
(2011)
 
Typical Phineas and Ferb humor plus great music.
By Various Artists
(2011)
 
Funny, poignant songs showcase sisterly love and acceptance.
By Various Artists
(2013)
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Fun, upbeat soundtrack to inspiring Pixar flick.
By Various Artists
(2012)
 
Positive messages that'll get you movin'.
By Various Artists
(2007)
 
Squeaky-clean soundtrack to popular tween movie.
By Various Artists
(2006)
 
Disney soundtrack offers inspiring rap, hip-hop, and gospel.
By Various Artists
(2012)
 
Fab Four hit top form in first all-original soundtrack.
By The Beatles
(1964)
 
Collection of classic tracks still best intro to reggae.
By Various Artists
(1972)
 
Classic '50s hits bring back fun, yearning of the era.
By Various Artists
(1986)
 
Huge hit introduces new generations to old-time music.
By Various Artists
(2000)
 
Great tween-friendly mix from popular Nick show.
By Various Artists
(2008)
 
Big, fun ABBA musical featuring Hollywood actors.
By Various Artists
(2008)
 
Small-town, early '60s innocence frozen in time forever.
By Various Artists
(1998)
 
Stellar showcase of rock, soul, pop from '50s, '60s, '70s.
By Various Artists
(1994)
 
Great, Motown-heavy intro to catchy '60s pop.
By Various Artists
(1998)
 
Soundtrack of disco classics still stayin' alive!
By Bee Gees, Various Artists
(1977)
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Soulful songs inspire and shine on Houston's final album.
By Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston
(2012)
 
Lots of vibrant music amidst a heavy storyline.
By Various Artists
(1992)
 
Much less "dirty" than the movie, lots of fun to dance to.
By Various Artists
(1987)
 
Catchy hits fill soundtrack to 1984 teen dance movie.
By Various Artists
(1984)
 
Dark, eclectic soundtrack features top-notch artists.
By Various Artists
(2013)
 
Terrific singing captures old-school Motown.
By Various Artists
(2006)
 
Clever mix of Simon & Garfunkel songs, '60s cocktail music.
By David Grusin, Paul Simon, Simon & Garfunkel
(1968)
 
Memorable but dated '80s rock.
By Various Artists
(1986)
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Classic and indie songs have sarcasm and charm.
By Various Artists
(2008)
 
Must-see movie's soundtrack is a mix of love and heartbreak.
By Various Artists
(2014)
 
A deliciously dark taste of Twilight.
By Various Artists
(2008)
 
Young love and adolescent angst: Something for every teen.
By Various Artists
(2009)
 
Popular alt-folk score speaks to angst-ridden teens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
 
Soundtrack features pensive songs, one with harsh lyrics.
By Various Artists
(2012)

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