Bob Dylan is a pop culture icon.His songs (as either writer/composer or performer) are used in close to 400 movies and TV shows. Bob Dylan has been very liberal with his licensing (not like the Beatles or Tom Waits). The rules are, no cover songs, no performances, but scenes where the music of Bob Dylan is used in a way that enhances the action and/or mood. These are my three favorites.
Tell us about what you favorite Dylan cues in movies are (in the comments).
The best western ever made (some days I think it is the best film, period.) This is classic!
1) Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid – Knockin on Heaven’s Door (starts about 1.50 in,but it is so good you should see it all):
The Man in me is used twice in the title sequence and when the Dude gets knocked out and his rug is taken, I chose the knock out scene.
2) The Big Lebowski – The Man in Me:
Very literal but a great sequence and use of an iconic song.
3) The Watchmen – The Times They are a changing: