May 25, 2012
Below is a short list of the most clever and/or original songs that were performed in movies by characters that appeared in the actual movie.
Matt Damon – “Scotty Doesn’t Know” – Eurotrip – Matt Damon made a cameo in this movie as a small town rock star who was secretly banging Scotty’s girlfriend.
Will Ferrell – “Pimps Don’t Cry” – The Other Guys – Will Ferrell plays a cop with a desk job that was desperately trying to get to the big leagues. He had to channel his inner pimp to get the job done.
Will Ferrell – “Love Me Sexy” – Semi Pro – Jackie Moon (Ferrell) is an owner and player on his own ABA basketball team. He payed for the team with the money from his number one hit, “Love Me Sexy.”
Russell Brand – “Inside of You” – Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Aldous Snow (Brand) is a bonafide rockstar married to Jackie Q and making hits full of sexy double undertones.
Rose Byrne – “Ring Around” – Get Him to the Greek – Jackie Q (Byrne) was even more overt with her song.
Will Ferrell, Steve Carrill, Paul Rudd, David Koechner – Cover of “Afternoon Delight” – Anchorman – When asked what love is, Ferrell broke into song and answered.