All 16 Songs from the Cop Out Soundtrack
The movie Cop Out has 16 songs in it, but only one of them is on the soundtrack album released by the studio. It’s a strange mix, but one that fits the film. The soundtrack includes the theme songs from Knight Rider and Fletch as well as the Spanish version of Insane in the Membrane and Black Betty by Ram Jam, which can be found on an album called Mullet Rock. But it doesn’t stop there. Cop Out also features music from Poison, the Beastie Boys, Run DMC and Eric B & Rakim.
Update: But the funniest part of the music experience that is Cop Out, is that Kevin Smith called on Harold Faltermeyer to recreate the buddy cop/intrepid investigator movie music vibe from 80s classics such as Beverly Hills Cop and Fletch. It kept on cracking me up through the entire movie. The irony of Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan debating the word “homage” just before playing the first homage to 80s buddy cop synthesizer music was perfect. The whole movie wasn’t perfect, but that part was.
Throw in a little Wang Chung (Dance Hall Days, which I actually much prefer to the Wang Chung standard Everybody Have Fun Tonight) and you have quite a musical mix. Not to mention, there’s “Soul Brother” by Patti LaBelle, the only song from the movie that’s actually on the soundtrack album for Cop Out.
Here’s the complete list of songs from Cop Out. Hope you enjoy. Update 2: I’ve added the scenes that I remember off the top of my head and will post additional scene info when I review my notes.
- Opening scene – No Sleep Till Brooklyn – Beastie Boys
- Ringtone in interrogation room – Knight Rider – Stu Phillips
- Chase dressed as a cellphone – Follow the Leader – Eric B & Rakim
- Going through the trash - Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison
- Teddy bear cam – King of Rock – Run DMC
- Dance Hall Days – Wang Chung
- Rhythm Is A Dancer – Snap
- Big Boi – Basko
- Take Me Out to the Ball Game – Albert Von Tilzer
- Drag Sean William Scott behind car - Duelin’ Banjos – Arthur Smith
- Breaking into the house - Black Betty – Ram Jam
- Po boy driving back from the funeral - Vato Sencillo – Cartel de Santa
- Po boy arrives at his house – Loco En El Coco – Cypress Hill
- Wedding song – Don’t Disturb This Groove – The System
- Bit By Bit – Harold Faltermeyer, Franne Golde and Stephanie Mills [this is the theme from the movie Fletch]
- End credits – Soul Brother – Patti LaBelle
Original music for Cop Out – Harold Faltermeyer