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10 Electric Light Orchestra Songs That Made Films Better

on November 13, 2015, 11:00am
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10. “All Over the World”

Paul (2011)

Greg Mottola’s blink-and-miss comedy from four years ago followed Cornetto trilogy co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as they traveled across America with the titular extraterrestrial. Upon its release, ELO’s feel good jam fueled the film’s trailers, as Jeff Lynne’s sound tends to do, but fortunately, Mottola taped the Xanadu single to the end of his movie, around the time the characters’ road trippin’ comes to an end. It’s not over yet, though, as Lyne insists, “There’s gonna be a party all over the world.” Or at least that’s what Paul would have you believe. –Michael Roffman

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