March Music Madness: Greatest Soundtracks

March Music Madness: Greatest Soundtracks of All Time.
March Music Madness: Greatest Soundtracks of All Time. (MPR)

It's time for March Music Madness, brought to you by The Current and sponsored by GoBros! This year's theme is Greatest Soundtracks of All Time. Whether the songs are original, previously released, or a mix, music curation can make a great film iconic. What soundtrack album sits atop the tower of all-time best movie music?

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Starting on Monday, March 23 and continuing on through Friday, March 27 — from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; ending at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday) — we'll be pitting these soundtracks against each other in head-to-head brackets on our airwaves. The winners will be determined by you, via live online voting that determines which soundtrack will advance to the next round.

Download your bracket now and fill it in with your predictions, then snap a pic and share using the hashtag #MarchMusicMadness. Also, scroll down to enter for a chance to win a $200 gift card from GoBros!

Enter the Giveaway

GoBros is giving away a $200 gift card to use on its site. Enter using the form below between March 5 and 6 p.m. Central on Friday, March 27, for your chance to win. One winner will be drawn at random. The Current will notify the winner on Monday, March 30. Use the form below to enter for your chance to win.

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Soundtracks in this competition

Here's the complete list of soundtracks in the mix this year, in order of their appearance on the initial bracket. In picking the soundtracks, we drew one line: we didn't include any biopics.

Purple Rain (1984): Amazon (rent/buy), Netflix, YouTube (rent/buy)
The Crow (1994): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Cinemax
Empire Records (1995): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
24 Hour Party People (2002): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Pretty in Pink (1986): Amazon Prime, YouTube (rent/buy)
The Breakfast Club (1985): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Clueless (1995): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Boyz n the Hood (1991): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Showtime
Rushmore (1998): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Singles (1992): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Vudu
Garden State (2004): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Above the Rim (1994): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
The Last Waltz (1978): Amazon Prime, YouTube
The Harder They Come (1972): Amazon Prime, YouTube (rent/buy)
Tommy (1975): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Do the Right Thing (1989): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Stand By Me (1986): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Vudu
Once (2007): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Ghostbusters (1984): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
The Bodyguard (1992): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Juice (1992): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
The Graduate (1967): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Criterion
Woodstock (1970): Amazon Prime, Netflix, YouTube (rent/buy)
"O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Almost Famous (2000): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Waiting to Exhale (1995): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Hulu
Batman (1989): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Dirty Dancing (1987): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Juno (2007): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Lost in Translation (2003): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
10 Things I Hate About You (1999): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Disney+
Super Fly (1972): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Baby Driver (2017): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Boogie Nights (1997): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Saturday Night Fever (1977): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
High Fidelity (2000): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Forrest Gump (1994): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
A Star is Born (2018): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), HBO
This is Spinal Tap (1984): Amazon Prime, YouTube (rent/buy)
Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
American Graffiti (1973): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Showtime
Romeo + Juliet (1996): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
The Big Chill (1983): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Crackle
Footloose (1984): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
A Hard Day's Night (1964): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Help! (1965): Amazon (rent/buy), DailyMotion
Trainspotting (1996): YouTube (rent/buy)
The Big Lebowski (1998): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Stop Making Sense (1983): Amazon Prime, Criterion, YouTube
Wattstax (1973), YouTube
Dazed and Confused (1993): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Pink Floyd — The Wall (1982), Vimeo
Repo Man (1984): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Good Will Hunting (1997): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy),Showtime
Reality Bites (1994): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), HBO
Brown Sugar (2002): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy)
Black Panther (2018): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Disney+
Easy Rider (1969): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Crackle
Shaft (1971): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), Showtime
Judgment Night (1993): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
Pulp Fiction (1994): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ
The Blues Brothers (1980): Amazon (rent/buy), YouTube (rent/buy), STARZ

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