Everyone loves music. Everyone loves movies. And everyone loves cars. Mash them all together and what do you have?
But rather than just list a bunch of great car songs or music playing in car movie, this is a list of some of the greatest movie scenes featuring characters singing songs while in/on vehicles. Just try to keep from singing along at your desk.
Great Outdoors – Yakety Yak – John Candy plays a mean air sax.
Step Brothers – Sweet Child of Mine by Guns ‘N’ Roses – Nice vibrato, buddy!
Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke – Low Rider by War – Take a Little Trip
Dumb and Dumber – Mockingbird – Si!
Men in Black – Promised Land – Elvis is NOT dead, son.
Almost Famous – Tiny Dancer by Elton John – We’ll see you all in 1974!
Ferris Beuhler’s Day Off – Danke Schon/ Twist and Shout by The Beatles – Now THAT’S a parade!
Jerry Maguire – Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty – We’ve all sang this at the top of our lungs
The Big Lebowski – Looking Out My Back Door by Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) – The Dude drives…badly.
Rush Hour – War by Edwin Starr – What is it good for? Huh!
Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Mess Around by Ray Charles – This time, John Candy plays a little dashboard piano.
Tommy Boy – Superstar by The Carpenters – I can live with it if you can.
Baby Driver – Is he slow?
Parenthood – Diarreha song – Gross, but great.
Waynes World – Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen – The G.O.A.T. Ever. Don’t bang your head on anything.
This is far from a definitive list, so let us know what songs we are missing by commenting below.