Soundtrack: Collateral (2004)

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 18 songs that can be heard in the movie “Collateral (2004)”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 18 songs featured in “Collateral (2004)”:

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"Briefcase" by Tom Rothrock
Timestamp: 0:01 | Scene: Vincent picks up the briefcase and walks away. Max works on his taxi in the garage, cleaning the dash and steering wheel and checking the lights.
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"Debestar" by The Green Car Motel
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Max pulls onto the freeway with a couple in the back arguing. Aerial shots of the cab on the freeway (short clip).
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"Love Me So Bad" by Lyrics Born
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Max still driving his cab. Aerial shots of him driving through the city (short clip).
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"En Mi Pueblo" by Bandidos de Amor
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Max cleans his rear window at a petrol garage and talks to the bloke there.
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"The Seed 2.0" by The Roots
Timestamp: 0:04 | Scene: Max's cars reflection in a building. Some guy asks Max where he can find the shuttle in the day time.
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"Hands Of Time" by Groove Armada (Feat. Richie Havens)
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Max driving his cab at night with Annie in the back. Max says he was lucky with the lights. Annie asks him to turn the radio up. They talk a bit.
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"Air" by Johann Sebastian Bach (performed by Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion)
Timestamp: 0:14 | Scene: Max takes Vincent to his first destination. Vincent explains why he doesn't like LA. As Vincent leaves the car Max eats a sandwich and looks at car brochures.
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"Spanish Key" by Miles Davis
Timestamp: 0:38 | Scene: Played by the band at the jazz club.
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"Max Steals Briefcase" by James Newton Howard
Timestamp: 0:50 | Scene: Max picks up Vincent's briefcase and runs out of the hospital.
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"Island Limos" by James Newton Howard
Timestamp: 0:56 | Scene: Max tells Vincent about Island Limos.
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"Güero Canelo" by Calexico
Timestamp: 1:01 | Scene: Max (as Vincent) walks through the bar/club on his way to see Felix. The guards pat him down and he sits next to Felix.
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"Ven Aca Bonita" by Bandidos de Amor
Timestamp: 1:03 | Scene: Felix talks to Max (as Vincent) about the list.
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"Destino De Abril" by The Green Car Motel
Timestamp: 1:08 | Scene: Max (as Vincent) walks through the bar after meeting with Felix.
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"Moxica & His Horse" from 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) by Vangelis
Timestamp: 1:09 | Scene: Vincent accesses the list from the memory stick and tells Max to drive to the Fever night club. The police organise their operation. The police disagree on whether Max is Vincent or not.
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"Shadow On The Sun" by Audioslave
Timestamp: 1:13 | Scene: Max stops the cab as a coyote walks across the road. He drives off again as the police follow behind. Max pulls in front of the nightclub where the next target is. The police are close behind.
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"Ready Steady Go (Korean Style)" by Oakenfold
Timestamp: 1:15 | Scene: Inside the nightclub Vincent looks for the target, he tells Max to walk somewhere and the police look for their own target. Vincent eyes the guards and takes them down in turn. Vincent kills the target and escapes.
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"Shadow On The Sun" by Audioslave
Timestamp: 1:27 | Scene: Vincent drives fast and through red lights despite Vincent telling him to slow down. He deliberately crashes the cab soon after the song ends.
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"Destino De Abril" by The Green Car Motel
Timestamp: 1:50 | Scene: End credits.
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What’s the movie about?
A cab driver finds himself hostage to a hired hit man as he makes his rounds from stop to stop one night in Los Angeles.

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