The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Enter the Dragon — or at least the first peek at the wildly anticipated remake, due this Christmas — with a scorching cover of Led Zeppelin’s ”Immigrant Song,” courtesy of Trent Reznor and Yeah Yeah Yeahs banshee Karen O.
Find the Song For now, it’s unreleased — look for it on the official movie soundtrack.
Three working stiffs with beastly supervisors (sexually voracious dentist Jennifer Aniston among them) conspire to commit boss-icide to the blistering guitar riffs of Kentucky rockers Cage the Elephant’s ”Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked.”
Find the Song On their self-titled 2007 debut.
Shark Night 3D
It’s all beer, bikinis, and the breezy reggae-pop bounce of Sean Kingston’s ”Party All Night (Sleep All Day)” — until the giant homicidal fish get hungry.
Find the Song As a stand-alone single on iTunes.
George Clooney plays schlumpy, in his own still-Clooneyish way, as a cuckolded husband and floundering father; U.K. chamber-folkies Noah & the Whale’s gently jangling ”Blue Skies” provides the melancholic sound-track.
Find the Song On 2009’s The First Days of Spring.
Romance — and Anne Hathaway’s British accent — is intermittent in this decades-spanning tale of a toggling friendship/loveship (based on the best-seller of the same name), played out against OneRepublic’s prettily atmospheric ”Good Life.”
Find the Song On 2009’s Waking Up.
What’s Your Number?
Bumbling singleton Anna Faris revisits a smorgasbord of boyfriends past, including Andy Samberg, Zachary Quinto, and her real-life husband, Chris Pratt, while singer-songwriter Jess Penner’s sweetly bubbly ”Life Is Rosy” bops along.
Find the Song On Penner’s third album, Growing in the Cold.