Soundtrack: The Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement movie poster
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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 21 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Five-Year Engagement”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album, but are used in the movie.


All 21 songs featured in “The Five-Year Engagement”:

Song:Listen on:
Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile) - Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners
Timestamp: 0:01 | Scene: The song can be heard right at the beginning of the film.
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Valerie - Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse
Timestamp: 0:04 | Scene: Song can be heard at the superhero party. Tom and Violet get to know each other.
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Sweet Thing - Van Morrison
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Tom is proposing to Violet.
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We Didn't Start the Fire - Billy Joel
Timestamp: 0:11 | Scene: Alex gives his presentation about the past lovers of Tom.
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Simon Was - Petrojvic Blasting Company
Timestamp: 0:12 | Scene: Song can be heard at the engagement party.
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Cu-Cu-Rru-Cu-Cu Paloma - Julio Iglesias
Timestamp: 0:23 | Scene: Alex sings this song at the wedding.
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Bright Side of the Road - Van Morrison
Timestamp: 0:28 | Scene: Tom and Violet are on their way to Michigan.
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Baby, You're On Your Own - The Steepwater Band
Timestamp: 0:30 | Scene: Tom's looking for jobs.
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Wandering - The Greyboy Allstars
Timestamp: 1:04 | Scene: Song can be heard in the bar.
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End of a Spark - Tokyo Police Club
Timestamp: 1:05 | Scene: Song can be heard in the bar. Violet and Winton kiss.
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When That Evening Sun Goes Down - Brett Dennen
Timestamp: 1:10 | Scene: Tom and Violet are planning their wedding.
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Into the Mystic - The Swell Season
Timestamp: 1:26 | Scene: Tom and Violet are ending their relationship.
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Don't Worry Baby - Los Lobos
Timestamp: 1:38 | Scene: Tom starts his business.
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Crazy Love - Audra Mae & The Forest Rangers
Timestamp: 1:53 | Scene: Violet and Tom start dating again.
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Sweet Thing - Van Morrison
Timestamp: 2:02 | Scene: Tom and Violet get married.
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Give Me a Kiss - Van Morrison
Timestamp: 2:03 | Scene: Song can be heard after Tom and Violet get married.
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Unidentified:

Call Me Up In Dreamland - Van Morrison
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The Courage to Carry On - Aiden
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White Night - The Postelles
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Jingle Bells - US Air Force Singing Sergeants
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Little Sheri - Stanley Turrentine
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What’s the movie about?
The comedy “The Five-Year Engagement” is about Tom (Jason Segel) and Violet (Emily Blunt), who are newly engaged. When Violet gets a two-year job offer she moves to another town. The two years become four and finally five years. Her engagement gets longer and longer and the expectations of her families get bigger and bigger. Tom and Violet go through the ups and downs of a relationship. In the end they come to the realization that the journey to promising happiness is often different than planned.

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