"Don't You (Forget About Me)", Favorite Songs from Movies, Songs Beginning with P
Movies in the eighties had some of the best soundtracks, and the most memorable and popular songs at the time seem to have sometimes outshone the movies themselves. As I get time I'll add more songs to this list, feel free to send me your additions to the list. If you want, try and list which scene during the movie the song appears during. Oh, and the whole "Valley Girl" soundtrack get's an honorable mention since it's packed full of great eighties songs. I also rank and review other eighties soundtracks on my Soundtracks of the Eighties Page in case you are interested.

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"Paint It Black" by the rolling stones used in the movie Salem's Lot
played when rob lowe's died on the last scene
"Papa, Can You Hear Me?" by Barbra Streisand used in the movie Yentl
A most touching song - a lonely and desperate woman wishes her deceased father were there with her and "illuminate her soul" as before.
"Paradise" by Phoebe Kates used in the movie Paradise
"Partyman" by Prince used in the movie Batman
"Partytime" by 45 Grave used in the movie Return of the Living Dead
This songs plays as the zombies rise from their graves!
"Peace in Our Life" by Frank Stallone used in the movie Rambo: First Blood Part II
Played at the end of the movie.
"People Are Strange" by Echo & The Bunnymen used in the movie Lost Boys
A great band covering another great one!
"Perfect" by Jermaine Jackson used in the movie Perfect
John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis
"Perfect World" by Alias used in the movie Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Tremendous power ballad by Alias! Freddy Curci & company who scored with "More Than Words Can Say" and "Waiting For Love" among others This is an awesome rarity found only on this release until Freddy redid it for a hard to find solo CD.The powerful bass & drums,killer guitar and soaring vocals will flat fire you up! To this day it remains an all time favorite! Could listen to it a million times(Almost have LOL!) and never get tired of it! Recommend anything by these guys and recommend this soundtrack as one of the best!
"Pet Semetary" by The Ramones used in the movie Pet Semetary
"Pick Up the Pieces" by Average White Band used in the movie Superman II
"Playing With The Boys" by Kenny Loggins used in the movie Top Gun
"Please Answer Me" by Broken Edge used in the movie Karate Kid
This is the song at the Halloween dance when Danny and Ali are dancing in the 'shower'. The actual band broken edge is playing at the dance.
"Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want" by The Smiths used in the movie Pretty In Pink
"Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want " by Dream Academy (Instrumental Version) used in the movie Ferris Buhler's Day Off (Museum Antics Scene)
The listing above incorrectly attributes the Smith's original version of this song with Ferris Buhler's D.O. It's the Dream Academy's insrumental version that was on the soundtrack and still makes me a little misty when I hear it.
"Poor Rich Boy" by Ambrosia used in the movie Arthur
Used in the movie, but not with the lyrics. Still though, this song screams out 80s!
"Positively Lost You" by Rave- Ups used in the movie Pretty In Pink
At the club where Andy and Ducky hang out a band is playing. However ,the song never made it to the soundtrack.
"The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and the News used in the movie Back to the Future
Awesome song! Opening credits to Back to the Future
"The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and the News used in the movie Back to the Future
I wanna cry now...
"Power Of Love" by Huey Lewis And The News used in the movie Back To The Future
"The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and the News used in the movie Back to the Future
This is by far my favorite song by Huey Lewis and the News! It's featured in both the first and third BTTF films.
"Power of the Night" by Mann used in the movie Critters (1986)
Terrence Mann played an alien Ug who comes on Earth and impersonates a rock star Johnny Steele who sings Power of the Night. I loved the song but I never managed to find it. If anyone has it (I don't think it was ever released) please send it to tqfw@tqfw.com
"Power To Believe" by Dream Academy used in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Song playing over Steve Martins flashback on the train.
"Pretty In Pink" by Psychadelic Furs used in the movie Pretty In Pink
theme tune.......excellent
"The Price of Love" by Roger Daltrey used in the movie The Secret of My Success
Very, very cheesy softrock, but SOOO eighties ;-)
"The Promise" by When in Rome used in the movie Napoleon Dynamite
I recently saw this and it just feels so 80s especially with the soundtrack. It also had Cyndi Lauper and Alphaville songs.
"Pump Up The Volume" by M/A/R/R/S used in the movie Bright Lights, Big City
I really miss this song. It starts out, "Come on, all you home-boys, this one's for you...Pump up the volume, pump up the volume, pump up the volume, yes--yes..." I used to have a full copy of it on cassette tape, but since have misplaced it.
"Purple Rain" by Prince used in the movie Purple Rain
Awesome Song! It's sang by Prince so need I say anymore?!
"Purple Rain" by Prince and the Revolution used in the movie Purple Rain
I saw this movie my Junior year in H.S. I remember cheering, singing, and dancing in the theater with everyone else. I still love this movie and soundtrack 20 years later.
"Push It To The Limit" by Paul Engemann used in the movie Scarface
Classic early 80s electro-rock from Giogio Moroder with great lyrics that is just dying for a harder rock cover version
"Pushin'" by Frank Stallone used in the movie Rocky III
Montage song when Rocky is showboating and Clubber Lang is training hard.
"Put A Little Love In Your Heart" by Annie Lennox & Al Green used in the movie Scrooged
The song at the end of this Christmas flick that brings a tear to their eyes!
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