Note:Below is a complete playlist of all 26 songs that can be heard in the movie “Funny People”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.
All 26 songs featured in “Funny People”:
"Great Day" by Paul McCartney Timestamp:0:02 | Scene: George Simmons (Adam Sandler) wakes up his house and gets out of bed. He walks out onto the balcony and looks at the sea. Cut to George being greeted by fans on his way to the doctor. Sitting in the doctor's office.
"Joanna" by Kool & The Gang Timestamp:0:05 | Scene: Ira (Seth Rogen) talks to his co-worker about his stand-up comedy and persuades him to come to his next gig.
"All The King's Horses" by Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation Timestamp:0:08 | Scene: George flicks through old magazines and movie posters about him. Then photographs and videos of Laura (Leslie Mann). He then calls her.
"Cat Song" Timestamp:0:21 | Scene: Leo's (Jonah Hill) youtube video with cats.
"Wires" by Coconut Records Timestamp:0:24 | Scene: Ira writes jokes for George's MySpace gig. Leo helps him. Instrumental.
"Carolina on My Mind" by James Taylor Timestamp:0:25 | Scene: Ira and George travel in the limo to the MySpace gig. They get on a private jet. At the MySpace party James Taylor is performing live on stage.
"Fire And Rain" by James Taylor Timestamp:0:27 | Scene: James Taylor finishes his set at the MySpace thing.
"Photograph" by Ringo Starr Timestamp:0:32 | Scene: After the MySpace set George and Ira talk. George pays him and asks him to be his assistant. They meet James Taylor.
"Diamond Dave" by the bird and the bee Timestamp:0:33 | Scene: Two girls in the pool back at George's house. George leaves with one.
"I Will Be Here For You" by Al Jarreau Timestamp:0:34 | Scene: George makes love to one of the girls from the MySpace thing. She talks about her dad.
"Man In The Box" by Alice In Chains Timestamp:0:43 | Scene: George and Ira with all the free stuff he's gotten over the years in his garage. George tells him to sell the cars he has in storage.
"Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley & The Wailers Timestamp:0:47 | Scene: 1st song on the iTunes playlist that Ira has made for George.
"(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes Timestamp:0:48 | Scene: 2nd song on the playlist.
"Keep Me In Your Heart" by Warren Zevon Timestamp:0:48 | Scene: 3rd song on the playlist. George gets angry and leaves.
"Real Love" by John Lennon Timestamp:1:11 | Scene: George jams with his bandmates. Song continues as he compliments the gardner and plays basketball with Ira and others. His parents come over and he does more stand-up.
"Nighttiming" by Coconut Records Timestamp:1:25 | Scene: George talks to a 'normal girl' in the bar but mentions the holocaust which doesn't go down well.
"Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)" by George Harrison Timestamp:1:26 | Scene: George talks to Eminem in the bar.
"We" by Neil Diamond Timestamp:1:38 | Scene: George having peanut butter licked off his face. Playing with Laura's kids as Ira looks on.
"I'm In The Mood For Love" by The King Cole Trio Timestamp:1:51 | Scene: George, Laura and Clarke drink and talk outside. They talk about films and TV.
"Memory" from Cats by Maude Apatow and Christopher Wong Timestamp:2:04 | Scene: Laura, George and Ira watch her kids perform in a musical on the TV.
"I Am Young" by Coconut Records Timestamp:2:07 | Scene: Laura goes to see Clarke at the airport. Ira races there too. Instrumental.
"Jesus, Etc. (Live Summer '08)" by Wilco Timestamp:2:20 | Scene: Ira and Daisy sit on top of a jeep and look down at the city below.
"Walk Like An Egyptian" by The Bangles Timestamp:2:22 | Scene: Ira back working his old job. George turns up.
"Watching the Wheels (Acoustic)" by John Lennon Timestamp:2:26 | Scene: George and Ira laughing and joking as they drink coffee. Continues into end credits.
"Numb as a Statue" by Warren Zevon Timestamp:2:28 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
"Memory" from Cats by Maude Apatow and Christopher Wong Timestamp:2:31 | Scene: 3rd song in end credits.
What’s the movie about?
When veteran comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal health condition, his desire for a true friendship prompts him to take a relatively inexperienced performer under his wing as an opening act.