The Best Movie Soundtracks of 2017

Movie soundtracks are not just supplementary to the films they score; they're works of art all their own. Artists and bands are chosen to complement the film's underlying tone and form a cohesive album. Each year, film soundtracks receive a great deal of hype and often garner critical acclaim. In 2017, a number of popular movies were accompanied by some seriously impressive soundtracks. 

Which movie soundtracks of 2017 are the best? The second installations of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise included both classics by Cat Stevens and George Harrison as well as songs by more modern artists like Electric Light Orchestra. The black comedy I, Tonya contains an eclectic mix of mostly classics, while Fifty Shades Darker features an original single recorded by Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik. Other good 2017 film soundtracks include Beauty and the Beast, Baby Driver, Wonder Woman, and Call Me By Your Name

Which stunning film soundtrack was the best of 2017? Vote up the best 2017 soundtracks below.

Looking for more soundtracks? Check out The Best Movie Soundtracks of 2019 list.

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  • Atomic Blonde
    1
    1. David Bowie - "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)"
    2. Peter Schilling - "Major Tom (Völlig Losgelöst)"
    3. Health - "Blue Monday"
    4. Tyler Bates - "C*cks*cker"
    5. Nena - "99 Luftballons"
    6. George Michael - "Father Figure"
    7. After the Fire - "Der Kommissar"
    8. Siouxie and the Banshees - "Cities in Dust"
    9. Re-Flex - "The Politics of Dancing"
    10. Marilyn Manson and Tyler Bates - "Stigmata"
    11. Tyler Bates - "Demonstration"
    12. A Flock of Seagulls - "I Ran (So Far Away)"
    13. Kaleida - "99 Luftballons"
    14. 'Til Tuesday - "Voices Carry"
    15. The Clash - "London Calling"
    16. Tyler Bates - "Finding the UHF Device"

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  • Baby Driver
    2
    43 votes
    1. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - "Bellbottoms"
    2. Bob & Earl - "Harlem Shuffle"
    3. Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - "Egyptian Reggae"
    4. Googie Rene - "Smokey Joe's La La"
    5. The Beach Boys - "Let's Go Away for Awhile"
    6. Carla Thomas - "B-A-B-Y"
    7. Kashmere Stage Band - "Kashmere"
    8. Dave Brubeck - "Unsquare Dance"
    9. The Damned - "Neat Neat Neat"
    10. The Commodores - "Easy (Single Version)"
    11. T. Rex - "Debora"
    12. Beck - "Debra"
    13. Incredible Bongo Band - "Bongolia"
    14. The Detroit Emeralds - "Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms)"
    15. Alexis Korner - "Early in the Morning"
    16. David McCallum - "The Edge"
    17. Martha and the Vandellas - "Nowhere to Run"
    18. The Button Down Brass - "Tequila"
    19. Sam & Dave - "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby"
    20. Brenda Holloway - "Every Little Bit Hurts"
    21. Blur - "Intermission"
    22. Focus - "Hocus Pocus"
    23. Golden Earring - "Radar Love"
    24. Barry White - "Never, Never Gonna Giva Ya Up"
    25. Young MC - "Know How"
    26. Queen - "Brighton Rock"
    27. Sky Ferreira - "Easy"
    28. Simon & Garfunkel - "Baby Driver"
    29. Kid Koala - "Was He Slow?" (feat. Kevin Spacey and Jon Bernthal)
    30. Danger Mouse - "Chase Me" (feat. Run the Jewels and Big Boi)

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    1. Pharrell Williams - "Yellow Light" 
    2. Pharrell Williams and Trey Parker - "Hug Me" 
    3. Michael Jackson - "Bad" 
    4. A-ha - "Take on Me"
    5. The Minions - "Papa Mama Loca Pipa" 
    6. Pharrell Williams - "There's Something Special" 
    7. The Minions - "Tiki Tiki Babeloo" 
    8. Pharrell Williams - "Freedom" 
    9. Pharrell Williams - "Doowit" 
    10. Nena - "99 Luftballons"
    11. Madonna - "Into the Groove"
    12. Pharrell Williams - "Chuck Berry"
    13. Pharrell Williams - "Fun, Fun, Fun"
    14. Pharrell Williams - "Despicable Me"
    15. Heitor Pereira - "Despicable Me 3 Score Suite"
    16. The Minions - "Malatikalano Polatina"
  • The Lego Batman Movie
    4

    The Lego Batman Movie

    18 votes
    1. Patrick Stump - "Who's the (Bat) Man"
    2. DNCE - "Forever"
    3. Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"
    4. Kirsten Arian - "Invincible"
    5. Harry Nilsson - "One"
    6. Alesso - "Heroes (We Could Be)" (Hard Rock Sofa and Skidka Remix) (feat. Tove Lo)
    7. Alex Aiono - "Man in the Mirror"
    8. Oh, Hush! - "Friends Are Family" (feat. Will Arnett and Jeff Lewis)
    9. Fraser Murray - "I Found You"
    10. Justin Tranter - "Forever"
    11. Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine - "Man in the Mirror"
    12. Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine - "Everything Is Awesome"
    13. Lorne Balfe - "Black"
    14. Lorne Balfe - "Your Greatest Enemy"
    15. Lorne Balfe - "The Arrival of Robin"
    16. Lorne Balfe - "Joker Crashes the Party"
    17. Lorne Balfe - "No Seat Belts Required"
    18. Lorne Balfe - "To Cage the Joker"
    19. Lorne Balfe - "The Phantom Zone"
    20. Lorne Balfe - "Open for Business"
    21. Lorne Balfe - "Chaos in Gotham"
    22. Lorne Balfe - "Lava Attack"
    23. Lorne Balfe - "For Your Own Good"
    24. Lorne Balfe - "Joker Manor"
    25. Lorne Balfe - "Batman's in the Zone"
    26. Lorne Balfe - "The Babs Signal"
    27. Lorne Balfe - "Battle Royale"
    28. Lorne Balfe - "A Long Farewell"

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    1. Electric Light Orchestra - "Mr. Blue Sky"
    2. Sweet - "Fox on the Run"
    3. Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah - "Lake Shore Drive"
    4. Fleetwood Mac - "The Chain"
    5. Sam Cooke - "Bring It On Home to Me"
    6. Glen Campbell - "Southern Nights"
    7. George Harrison - "My Sweet Lord"
    8. Looking Glass - "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"
    9. Jay and the Americans - "Come a Little Bit Closer"
    10. Silver - "Wham Bam Shang-A-Lang"
    11. Cheap Trick - "Surrender"
    12. Cat Stevens - "Father and Son"
    13. Parliament - "Flash Light"
    14. The Sneepers - "Guardians Inferno" (feat. David Hasselhoff)

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  • Beauty and the Beast
    6

    Beauty and the Beast

    43 votes
    1. Alan Menken - "Overture"
    2. Hattie Morahan - "Main Title: Prologue Pt. 1"
    3. Audra McDonald - "Aria"
    4. Hattie Morahan - "Main Title: Prologue Pt. 2"
    5. Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Ensemble - "Belle"
    6. Kevin Kline - "How Does a Moment Last Forever (Music Box)"
    7. Emma Watson - "Belle (Reprise)"
    8. Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ensemble - "Gaston"
    9. Ewan McGregor, Emma Thompson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen - "Be Our Guest"
    10. Adam Mitchell, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emma Thompson, Audra McDonald, Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Clive Rowe - "Days in the Sun"
    11. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, Gugu Mbatha-Raw - "Something There"
    12. Emma Watson - "How Does a Moment Last Forvever (Montmartre)"
    13. Emma Thompson - "Beauty and the Beast"
    14. Dan Stevens - "Evermore"
    15. Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ensemble, Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Nathan Mack, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ewan McGregor, Gerard Horan, Haydn Gwynne - "The Mob Song"
    16. Audra McDonald, Emma Thompson, Ensemble - "Beauty and the Beast (Finale)"
    17. Celine Dion - "How Does a Moment Last Forever"
    18. Ariana Grande and John Legend - "Beauty and the Beast"
    19. Josh Groban - "Evermore"

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