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For 31 hour-and-a-half low-budgeted movies, the Carry On film series was full of awesome music — whether the theme song or just background music in general. Fans often argue over what movie had the best theme tune and others struggle to find a copy of the tune on the internet. Either way, no matter what theme tune you preferred over the other, whenever you turned on a Carry On movie, you're guaranteed to be excited for what's to come regardless. The movies' music is so awesome, The BBC Proms did a compilation of the popular films' theme tunes.


  • The Matron's tune travelled through the majority of the movies that featured the character, which gave out the haughty battle-axe feeling.
  • Carry On Cabby. If you listen carefully, you could sing "Call me a cab" along parts of the harmonica line.
  • Don't Lose Your Head had ... "Don't Lose Your Head", which mashed in a cameo from the French National Anthem.
  • Carry On Abroad also featured the French National Anthem as the intro, but also has elements of other European music throughout.
  • As much as it's loathed by so many, everyone admits that Carry On Emmannuelle has a great disco sound.
  • Carry On Matron:
    • Who knew that you could create a jazzy piece to the tune of "Rockabye Baby"?
    • The electric guitar leitmotif for the gangsters is a good parody of many leitmotifs for the bad guys in gangster movies.
  • Carry On Loving did a jazzy mash-up of the Wedding March.
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  • Carry On Camping has one of the most recognised Carry On theme tunes. Many would've heard it on the Advertising segments of Screenwipe.
  • Carry On Girls' theme, based on the music at beauty pageants.
  • Carry On Again, Doctor:
    • The film has a similar introduction to Camping, but is just as toe-tapping.
    • The general "Excuse Me" song, which is a brass band version of Carry On Cabby. It's just as good, and awesome to hear the harmonica line being performed on a clarinet.
  • The Recurring Riff from the first four movies are catchy as hell.
  • Carry On Henry had a jazzy "Greensleeves", which was rumoured to have been composed by Henry VIII himself (or at least his orchestra's conductor).
  • The title track from "CAARRY ON SCREAMIIING!!!", suitably punctuated by shrieks from a female chorus, may have an unmistakeably 1960s atmosphere, but it sets the scene perfectly for a Carry On film that actually packs a few scares amid the ribald humour and Hurricane of Puns.
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  • Carry On... Up the Khyber's theme deserves to be included here. Also all the background music with the woodwind instrument stings that give out the Arabian feel.
  • Carry On Cruising's nautical tune.
  • Carry On Cleo, obviously "parodying" the music from Cleopatra.

Alternative Title(s): Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Teacher, Carry On Constable, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising, Carry On Cabby, Carry On Jack, Carry On Spying, Carry On Cleo, Carry On Cowboy, Carry On Screaming, Dont Lose Your Head, Follow That Camel, Carry On Doctor, Carry On Up The Khyber, Carry On Camping, Carry On Again Doctor, Carry On Up The Jungle, Carry On Loving


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