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Bad To The Bone
You're watching a movie and abruptly you hear a familiar song. From the cue you know that shit is going to go down and it is going to go down hard. This trope is humbly dedicated to any song that has been used in so many movies that playing it in a new movie tells the audience exactly what's going to happen in the scene. Similar in spirit to Ominous Latin Chanting or Standard Snippet, but using modern songs.

See also Standard Snippet.

Not to be confused with Bad with the Bone.

Examples:


Award SnubFilm TropesThe Bad Guy Wins
Background MusicScore and Music TropesBattle Theme Music

alternative title(s): Standard Movie Song
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