Watchmen Soundtrack

Each song is provided with a scene description and timestamp, as well as a full-length audio playback.

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Note: Below is a complete playlist of all 14 songs that can be heard in the movie “Watchmen”. Some of these commercial songs are not included on the official soundtrack album but are used in the movie.


All 14 songs featured in “Watchmen”:

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"Unforgettable" by Nat 'King' Cole
Timestamp: 0:02 | Scene: Plays on the TV in Edward Blake's / The Comedian's (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) apartment. A figure enters and a fight begins between the two. The Comedian is thrown out of the window.
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"The Times They Are A-Changin'" by Bob Dylan
Timestamp: 0:05 | Scene: Opening credits. Montage of the original watchmen.
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"99 Luftballons" by Nena
Timestamp: 0:31 | Scene: Laurie / Silk Spectre enters a restaurant to meet with Daniel Dreiberg / Nite Owl II.
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"The Sound of Silence" by Simon & Garfunkel
Timestamp: 0:34 | Scene: The Comedian's funeral. The coffin is carried into the grave yard as the other Watchmen, erm, watch.
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"Ride of the Valkyries" by Richard Wagner (by The Budapest Symphony Orchestra)
Timestamp: 0:41 | Scene: Doctor Manhattan appears on the horizon and marches towards the enemy in Vietnam. The Comedian shoots from a helicopter. The comedian fights with a flame-thrower on the ground.
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"Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin
Timestamp: 0:42 | Scene: In a Vietnam bar Doctor Manhattan and the Comedian talk. People celebrate outside. The Comedian has some trouble from a local woman.
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"I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC & The Sunshine Band
Timestamp: 0:47 | Scene: Riots in the street against vigilantes. The Comedian and Daniel arrive in the ship. The Comedian drops onto the street and starts dishing out punishment.
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"You're My Thrill" by Billie Holiday
Timestamp: 0:58 | Scene: Doctor Manhattan's and Laurie have sex.
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"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Studio Group (originally by Tears for Fears)
Timestamp: 1:29 | Scene: Adrian Veidt talks to businessmen in his foyer. A woman talks to him about toys.
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"Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen
Timestamp: 2:00 | Scene: Laurie and Daniel make love on the ship.
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"Clyde" by Waylon Jennings
Timestamp: 2:17 | Scene: Rorschach and Nite Owl II enter a bar. Rorschach interrogates a guy.
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"All Along the Watchtower" by Jimi Hendrix
Timestamp: 2:33 | Scene: Rorschach and Nite Owl II arrive in Antarctica in the ship. They crash land and set out for Adrian Veidt's hideout.
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"Desolation Row" by My Chemical Romance
Timestamp: 2:59 | Scene: 1st song in end credits.
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"First We Take Manhattan" by Leonard Cohen
Timestamp: 3:02 | Scene: 2nd song in end credits.
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What’s the movie about?
In 1985, where there are former superheroes, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own far-reaching investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

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