The Bad Teacher Soundtrack Features Some Good Songs – 23 of Them


They didn’t release a Bad Teacher soundtrack album, but you can find all 23 songs from Bad Teacher, plus the downloads for them, here. The soundtrack is pretty much what you’d think, including a good collection of metal and hair band songs, from Judas Priest, Ronnie James Dio, Whitesnake and Joan Jett.

But there’s also an odd streak in there too, kind of like the movie itself. The soundtrack is rounded out with music from Coolio, Rooney, JT and Hall & Oates.

And what movie is complete without a little Schlittenfahrt, which as far as I can tell is an actual German Christmas song. Please, correct me if I’m wrong. The album cover looks pretty legit. A little Google Translator and, what do you know, it means sleigh ride. Well, that’s fun. The movie itself was fun at times, but dragged a bit too. I found it funny, then not funny, funny, then not funny. Not bad for a popcorn movie but I don’t think it will be jumping to the top of my queue anytime soon.

  • OpeningTeacher Teacher – Rockpile
  • Elizabeth driving like crazy out of the school parking lotYou’ve Got Another Thing Comin’ – Judas Priest
  • Speech at end of school year - Into My Mind – Charlie Wadhams
  • Showing the movie in class - Stand And Deliver (Main Title) – Craig Safan
  • Doctor’s office – Cafe Jazz – Tim Ziesmer
  • Seventh grade car washStill Of The Night – Whitesnake
  • Collecting money for operation - Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
  • Elizabeth smoking pot in her carRainbow In The Dark – Dio
  • Winter Dance867-5309 Jenny – Tommy Tutone
  • Russell arguing with kid about LebronI Can’t Get Enough – Rooney
  • (Unknown scene) – Chicago Beatdown – Tim Ziesmer
  • Elizabeth and Russell talking in the gymEverything You Need – Kate Booye and Jon-Michael Estep
  • Parent of student drives up in car, invites her to dinnerSchlittenfahrt – Die Flippers
  • Shows Scream the movie in the classroom – Mr Himbry Gets It from Scream – Marco Beltrami
  • School teacher band playing at the bar – Lullaby – Period 5
  • Justin Timberlake singing at the bar – Simpatico – Justin Timberlake, Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky
  • Restaurant with the test administrator – Swing Easy – Tim Ziesmer
  • Taking shots at the restaurant with the test administratorNothing From Nothing – Billy Preston
  • Internet radio in the test administrator’s office54-46 That’s My Number – Toots & the Maytals
  • Test administrator is about to pass outSara Smile – Daryl Hall and John Oates
  • (unknown scene) – Smoothie – Tim Ziesmer
  • Roommate smashes scooter into test administrator’s carThe Ripper – Judas Priest
  • End creditsReal Wild Child – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
  • Original music for Bad Teacher – Michael Andrews

There are also some great songs in the trailers/commercials for Bad Teacher, including:

  • Beggin - Madcon (this song was popularized in the Step Up 3D soundtrack)
  • Stroke Me – Mickey Avalon (this song samples the 80s song Strokin by Billy Squire. Mickey Avalon had his big movie break when his song “What Do You Say?” was featured in the pool scene of the first Hangover.)

Here’s White Snake in all their hair band glory:

Watch out for Joan Jett, she’s a Real Wild Child:

I don’t quite get the subtitles in this concert footage, but it’s Hall & Oates, so you can’t go wrong:

And last but not least, it’s Rooney singing I Can’t Get Enough:

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~ by montelutz on June 24, 2011.

One Response to “The Bad Teacher Soundtrack Features Some Good Songs – 23 of Them”

  1. there is an upbeat song on the trailer for Bad Teacher and it is a bit Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons…ish….. Do you know the song?

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