Soundtrack: Adventureland

Movie poster Adventureland
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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 30 songs that can be heard in the comedy film “Adventureland”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 30 songs from “Adventureland”:

Song:Listen on:
Bastards Of Young - The Replacements
Timestamp: 0:01 | Scene: The first song to be heard in the movie.
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Here She Comes Now - The Velvet Underground & Nico
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: The opening credits are visible.
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Modern Love - David Bowie
Timestamp: 0:11 | Scene: James starts working at the amusement park. Bobby shows him what to do.
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Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
Timestamp: 0:13 | Scene: Some guys talk to James to distract him so they can cheat.
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Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely - Hüsker Dü
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: Em is driving James home. She plays this song in the car.
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Looking For A Kiss - New York Dolls
Timestamp: 0:21 | Scene: Song can be heard at Em's party.
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I'm In Love With A Girl - Big Star
Timestamp: 0:24 | Scene: Song can be heard at Em's party. Em asks for James' underwear. They talk about their stepmother.
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Taste of Cindy (Acoustic Version) - The Jesus and Mary Chain
Timestamp: 0:26 | Scene: Em plays this song.
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Tops - The Rolling Stones
Timestamp: 0:27 | Scene: Lisa P has returned.
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Hot Blooded - Foreigner
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: James and Em are in a bar. The band plays this song.
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Pale Blue Eyes - The Velvet Underground & Nico
Timestamp: 0:33 | Scene: Em and James are driving. They listen to this song.
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So It Goes - Nick Lowe
Timestamp: 0:38 | Scene: Mike plays this song in his house.
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Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
Timestamp: 0:41 | Scene: The fireworks are on.
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Let The Music Play - Shannon
Timestamp: 0:45 | Scene: Lisa P dancing.
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Satellite Of Love - Lou Reed
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: James and Mike are talking in the car. He tells him he may be in love with Em.
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I Want Action - Posion
Timestamp: 0:48 | Scene: Song playing on Em's TV.
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Point Of No Return - Expose
Timestamp: 0:49 | Scene: Lisa P dancing at the club.
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Obsession - Animotion
Timestamp: 0:50 | Scene: James and Em dance to this song in the club.
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Your Love - The Outfield
Timestamp: 0:56 | Scene: Joel brings Sue a book.
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Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Timestamp: 1:05 | Scene: James and Em eat brownies filled with marijuana.
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Breaking The Law - Judas Priest
Timestamp: 1:07 | Scene: James is chased through the amusement park by some visitors.
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Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: James tells Em about his date with Lisa P.
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In My House - Mary Jane Girls
Timestamp: 1:20 | Scene: James and Lisa P go to a club. They talk about Mike and Em.
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Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Timestamp: 1:22 | Scene: Em quits her job. Song can be heard in James' car.
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Unsatisfied - The Replacements
Timestamp: 1:33 | Scene: James travels to New York.
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Don't Change - INXS
Timestamp: 1:39 | Scene: Song can be heard at the end of the movie. The credits follow.
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Unidentified:

In The Ether - Black Swan Lane
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Limelight - Rush
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Down To Rio - Daniel May
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Adventureland Theme Song - Ian Berkowitz
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What’s the movie about?
The comedy “Adventureland” is about the teenager James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg). He plans to travel to Europe after college. But when his father is transferred and earns much less, he has to postpone his trip to Europe. Instead he works during the summer in the local theme park “Adventureland”. There he meets bad-tempered guests, the crazy bosses (Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig) and annoying strange colleagues.

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