Ranking the 25 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All Time

25. Top Gun (1984)


Featuring legendary artists like Kenny Loggins and Berlin, The Top Gun soundtrack was symbolic of the mid-1980s — mirroring the era’s blend of patriotism and rock music. In fact, no movie popularized this specific genre of rock no better than Top Gun. Following the films release, its songs became anthems for fighter pilots during the Gulf War, capturing the spirit of the time with hits like “Danger Zone.” This album sold millions to date and remains one of the most iconic film soundtracks ever.