The Runaways Soundtrack

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 37 songs that can be heard in the movie “The Runaways”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 37 songs featured in “The Runaways”:

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"Roxy Roller" by Nick Gilder
Timestamp: 0:00 | Scene: Cherie (Dakota Fanning) and her sister, Marie, cross the road and go into the bathroom. They change their clothes and they ride in Marie's boyfriends' car.
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"Fujiyama Mama" by Wanda Jackson
Timestamp: 0:02 | Scene: Joan (Kristen Stewart) browses in a shop and asks for a leather jacket.
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"The Wild One" by Suzi Quatro
Timestamp: 0:03 | Scene: Joan admires her leather jacket in the window then runs along the street. Title screen. Cherie cuts her hair herself and paints her face.
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"The Wild One" by Suzi Quatro
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Joan sings and plays guitar with her friend.
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"Lady Grinning Soul" by David Bowie
Timestamp: 0:06 | Scene: Cherie performs on stage at her school talent show.
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"Old Smoky"
Timestamp: 0:09 | Scene: Joan learns guitar with her teacher.
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"It's A Man's Man's Man's World" by MC5
Timestamp: 0:10 | Scene: Joan leaves her guitar practice and sits in the dark with her guitar.
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"Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)" by Gary Glitter
Timestamp: 0:12 | Scene: Plays in the lib as Joan arrives. Joan sees Cherie in the bathroom.
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"Rebel Rebel" by David Bowie
Timestamp: 0:13 | Scene: 2nd song in the club. Cherie dances.
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"Wild Thing" by The Troggs
Timestamp: 0:16 | Scene: Joan jams as Kim shouts at them to pick up the phone.
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"I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:17 | Scene: Joan and the drummer practice but Kim interrupts them. He tells them to get dirty and they jam again.
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"Gimme Danger" by Iggy & The Stooges
Timestamp: 0:18 | Scene: Kim walks through the club. Joan compliments a girl on her pants. Kim sees Cherie and approaches and introduces Joan.
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"Fever" by Peggy Lee
Timestamp: 0:21 | Scene: Cherie puts the record on in her room and sings along with a hairbrush.
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"Cherry Bomb" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:24 | Scene: Cherie sings the song that Kim has made up in the trailer.
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"Hollywood" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:27 | Scene: The girls mess around climbing on a car and walking into the trees.
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"California Paradise" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:31 | Scene: Cherie sings in the trailer and the band play. Later guys throw cans at them as they practice.
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"California Paradise" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:33 | Scene: Later they play a small gig in a house. Upstairs, Kim is on the phone.
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"You Drive Me Wild" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:38 | Scene: The band drive through the mountains and eventually arrive at a hotel. Hanging by the pool.
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"Queens Of Noise" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:43 | Scene: The band do a sound check before some guys unplug them.
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"Dead End Justice" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:45 | Scene: The band play live on stage.
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"Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)" by Don McLean
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: The band driving at night. Someone turns it over and Cherie tells them to put it back.
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"I Love Playin' With Fire" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:48 | Scene: The band play live on stage with Joan singing.
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"I Wanna Be Your Dog" by The Stooges
Timestamp: 0:49 | Scene: Joan blows smoke into Cherie's mouth then kisses her.
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"School Days" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:52 | Scene: Joan and Cherie celebrate in the hotel room after they get a record deal.
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"I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:53 | Scene: After they sign the record deal. Shots of newspaper/magazine headlines.
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"Pretty Vacant" by Sex Pistols
Timestamp: 0:55 | Scene: Joan makes a custom Sex Pistols T shirt.
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"Don't Abuse Me" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 0:56 | Scene: The band practice in the trailer.
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"Secrets" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 0:59 | Scene: Cherie has photos taken for a Japanese magazine.
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"I Want You" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:01 | Scene: Joan and Cherie take drugs in the plane bathroom. Driving in Japan. Mobbed by fans.
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"C'Mon" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 1:04 | Scene: Eating in a japanese restaurant.
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"Cherry Bomb" by The Runaways
Timestamp: 1:07 | Scene: The band perform in Japan live on stage.
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"Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)" by Don McLean
Timestamp: 1:28 | Scene: Cherie shops in a supermarket but they won't serve her alcohol.
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"Love Is Pain" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:32 | Scene: Joan sings briefly when she's lying in the bath.
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"I Love Rock N' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:34 | Scene: Joan sits on her mattress, playing the guitar and practicing the song. Plays in the cake shop where Cherie is working.
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"Crimson And Clover" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:37 | Scene: Plays on the radio after Cherie hangs up the phone. Where are they now? Continues into end credits.
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"Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:39 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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"Love Is Pain" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Timestamp: 1:42 | Scene: 3rd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
A coming-of-age biography about the 1970s teen rock band The Runaways. It also looks at the relationship between band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett.

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