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  • 10.01.08

Six Movie Soundtracks that Topped the Charts, and the Box Office

Lia Vollack and Sony look for song soundtracks that can not only sell CDs but drive people to the theaters. Here are some of their greatest hits.

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

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Breakout hit: “Independent Women Part I,” Destiny’s Child

Soundtrack sales: 3 million

Worldwide box office: $264 M

A Knight’s Tale (2001)

Breakout hit: “We Are the Champions,” Robbie Williams and Queen

Soundtrack sales: 1 million

Worldwide box office: $117 M

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50 First Dates (2004)

Breakout hit: “Forgetful Lucy,” Adam Sandler

Soundtrack sales: 500,000

Worldwide box office: $196 M

Bad Boys II (2003)

Breakout hit: “Shake Ya Tailfeather,” Nelly and P. Diddy

Soundtrack sales: 1 million

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Worldwide box office: $273 M

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Breakout hit: “Vindicated,” Dashboard Confessional

Soundtrack sales: 1 million

Worldwide box office: $784 M

Spider-Man (2002)

Breakout hit: “Hero,” Chad Kroeger featuring Josey Scott

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Soundtrack sales: 2 million

Worldwide box office: $822 M

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