Special Report

Most Popular Movie Soundtrack Since 1964

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

1984
> Movie: The Big Chill
> Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 10/22/1983
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 17
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1984: 52

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1985
> Movie: Beverly Hills Cop
> Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 1/12/1985
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 1
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1985: 51

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1986
> Movie: Top Gun
> Starring: Tom Cruise, Anthony Edwards, Kelly McGillis
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 6/7/1986
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 1
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1986: 30

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1987
> Movie: La Bamba
> Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 7/25/1987
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 1
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1987: 23

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1988
> Movie: Dirty Dancing
> Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach
> First Billboard 200 appearance: 9/19/1987
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart 1
> Weeks spent on Billboard 200 chart in 1988: 53