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Music Videos Inspired by Films

by Willy Aditya
Music Videos Inspired by Films by Willy Aditya
It’s always fun to watch our favorite musician/band’s music video and realize that they has been watching the same movies we have. So, here are a few music videos that have been inspired by movies: Faith No More – Last Cup Of Sorrow (dir. Joseph Khan) Inspired by Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) | Trailer for Vertigo: here The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done (dir. Anton Corbijn) Inspired by Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Russ Meyer, 1965) | Trailer for Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!: here Kate Bush – The Red Shoes (dir. Kate Bush) Inspired by The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948) | Trailer for The Red Shoes:… Read more

It’s always fun to watch our favorite musician/band’s music video and realize that they has been watching the same movies we have. So, here are a few music videos that have been inspired by movies:

Faith No More – Last Cup Of Sorrow (dir. Joseph Khan)
Inspired by Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) | Trailer for Vertigo: here


The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done (dir. Anton Corbijn)
Inspired by Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Russ Meyer, 1965) | Trailer for Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!: here


Kate Bush – The Red Shoes (dir. Kate Bush)
Inspired by The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948) | Trailer for The Red Shoes: here


R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts (dir. Joseph Kahn)
Inspired by (Federico Fellini, 1963) | 8½’s opening scene: here


The Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight Tonight (dir. Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris) | video can be seen here
Inspired by A Trip to the Moon (Georges Méliès, 1902) | The film can be seen here


Blur – To The End (dir. David Mould)
Inspired by Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961) | Trailer for Last Year at Marienbad: here


Blur – The Universal (dir. Jonathan Glazer)
Inspired by A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971) | Trailer for A Clockwork Orange: here


Berlin – No More Words
Inspired by Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967) | Trailer for Bonnie and Clyde: here


Foo Fighters – Everlong (dir. Michel Gondry) | The video can be seen here
Inspired by The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981) | Trailer for The Evil Dead: here


Slipknot – Spit It Out (dir. Chris Jordan & Robert Piser)
Inspired by The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980) | Trailer for The Shining: here


Marilyn Manson – Dope Hat (dir. Tom Stern)
Inspired by Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Mel Stuart, 1971) | The trailer: here


Madonna – Material Girl (dir. Mary Lambert)
Inspired by Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Howard Hawks, 1953) | Clip from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: here


Madonna – Express Yourself (dir. David Fincher)
Inspired by Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927) | Trailer for Metropolis: here


Madonna – Justify My Love (dir. Jean-Baptiste Mondino)
Inspired by The Night Porter (Liliana Cavani, 1974) | Trailer for The Night Porter: here


Sixpence None the Richer – Kiss Me
Inspired by Jules et Jim (François Truffaut, 1962) | Trailer for Jules et Jim: here


Company of Thieves – Oscar Wilde
Inspired by Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998) | Rushmore’s yearbook montage: here


Madonna – Ray of Light (dir. Jonas Åkerlund)
Inspired by Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio, 1982) | Trailer for Koyaanisqatsi: here


The Fiery Furnaces – Even in the Rain (dir. Scott Jacobson)
Inspired by Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, 1969) | Trailer for Easy Rider: here

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