Madonna, Music And The Movies: From Desperately Seeking Susan To W.E.

W.E. hit select theaters this weekend and, though it wasn’t eligible for an Academy Award, “Masterpiece,” Madonna’s  musical contribution to the movie, snagged a Golden Globe and will also appear on her upcoming album, MDNA. (We’d like to see some DJ remix the song and give it an interesting dance-club beat.)

This got us thinking about Madonna’s other soundtrack songs—and there have been many. Some are films she starred in, others aren’t. But in every case she captured the spirit of a movie and turned out a memorable pop song that stands on its own.

So today we’re running through the films that have used Madonna songs, from Desperately Seeking Susan and With Honors to Austin Powers and Die Another Day.

Do you have a favorite? Is there one we missed? Strike a pose in the comments.

Click through for a look at Madonna songs in the movies

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  • Jesse


  • christopher di spirito

    Critics and fans agree, Madge’s ‘Die Another Day’, was the worst Bond song of all time.

  • Dan Avery

    worse than “All-Time High?” by Rita Coolidge?

  • andy

    The Next Big Thing: American Pie


    League of our own: this use to be our playground

    Who’s that Girl?

    My favorite is “crazy for you” from Vision Quest

  • Sean

    Into the Grove from Desperatly Seeking Suzan kills every song of GaGa’s career. Even Madonna haters have to love that one

  • Urethra Franklin

    CRAZY FOR YOU is my favorite M song too

  • Bryan

    @Sean: Haha no and grow the fuck up. No one brought Gaga into this, it’s a Madonna article, if this ends up turning into another Gaga-Madonna bitchfest, you’ll probably be one of the people bleating about it.

  • jason

    Madonna was never very talented. She had savvy marketing and the ability to pander to gays but, talent-wise, not much there. The other thing about her is that she is very narcissistic and somewhat cold of personality.

    There seems to have been a trend in recent years of gay men adopting fake talents as icons. In other words, women who use AutoTune and prerecord – and even outright miming – in their concerts. I wonder if this comes from years of admiring tragic drag queens on a stage.

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