What’s The Most Expensive Rock Song To Use In A Movie?

Have you ever wondered what the most expensive rock song to use in a movie is? If so, influencer Daniel Wall has your answer. According him, the track is none other than AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck.”

Wall said the following about that in a new TikTok video:

“What is the most expensive song to include in a movie? This song was in movies like Deadpool 2 [2017], Battleship [2012] and Thor: Ragnarok [2017]. We’re talking about ‘Thunderstruck‘ by AC/DC. Keep in mind that sync fees are usually anywhere between $15,000 and $60,000. So how much does this song cost to put in your movie? Half a million dollars.“

He went on to say that the $500,000 was paid for “Varsity Blues” in 1999, so the price is “definitely much, much higher now.” The music supervisor for that film, Thomas Golubic, previously commented on the hefty price himself:

“I remember being absolutely horrified when I heard that number. And we spent a lot of time coming up with what we thought were great alternates, but there was going to be no budget on that, and they had money so they paid for it.”

[via Loudwire]

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