1. Paper Planes by M.I.A. – Slumdog Millionaire
2. Whole Wide World by Wreckless Eric – Stranger Than Fiction
3. Good Man by Josh Ritter – House
4. Anything Could Happen by Ellie Goulding – Girls
5. Something Is Not Right with Me by Cold War Kids – Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant
6. Turn Me On by Norah Jones – Love Actually
7. Somewhere Only We Know by Keane – He’s Just Not That Into You
8. La Mer by Julio Iglesias – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
9. Dreams by The Cranberries – You’ve Got Mail
10. The whole Shrek 2001 soundtrack (Seriously, I mean–Smash Mouth, Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, AND Joan Jett? Gold.)
For more information on how to make a great mix tape, or how to (sort of) break up with someone slowly over two hours, see John Cusack in High Fidelity.
Got any good movie music recommendations? I’d love to hear ’em.