The Killer Soundtrack: Every Song Featured in the Netflix Movie – David Fincher’s most recent film, “The Killer,” is a masterful example of how great acting and direction can come together to create something truly remarkable. This is the first joint project from director David Fincher and critically acclaimed actor Michael Fassbender. Fassbender’s portrayal of the film’s enigmatic protagonist, simply referred to as “The Killer,” gives the picture an unmatched complexity.
The events of “The Killer” develop with the accuracy of a masterfully carried out plan, revealing an assassin who goes by only one name yet is extremely proficient. The story deftly navigates the assassin’s daily grind, highlighting the unremarkable aspects of his work in contrast to sudden, chaotic occasions. A carefully thought-out assassination goes wrong, starting a series of events that drive The Killer to pursue the truth no matter what, giving the story a fascinating twist.
Fassbender’s interpretation of The Killer is completely irresistible. Through his method acting, he gives the character a stoic yet hauntingly compelling quality that helps the audience relate to a hitman navigating a world of disguises and identities. Viewers are kept on the edge of their seats by the subtleties of The Killer’s interactions with supporting characters, including the handler Hodges, which add levels of intricacy to the story.
The movie takes viewers on a global journey, from a Parisian hotel room to the Dominican Republic and the vibrant cityscape of New Orleans, Louisiana. The cinematography captures the essence of each location, immersing the audience in the atmospheric tension that accompanies The Killer’s pursuit of justice.
The Killer Soundtrack: All songs featured in the Netflix movie
One distinguishing feature of “The Killer” is its exceptional soundtrack. In a departure from conventional action-thrillers, Fincher opts for a predominantly British indie rock band from the 1980s to set the mood. The soundtrack serves as a sonic companion, enhancing the emotional resonance of each scene and contributing to the overall immersive experience.
- “Well I Wonder” by The Smiths (3:30)
- “I Know It’s Over” by The Smiths (Various Points in the Film)
- “How Soon Is Now?” by The Smiths (Throughout the Film)
- “Hand In Glove” by The Smiths (During Flight to the Dominican Republic)
- “Bigmouth Strikes Again” by The Smiths (47:20 Mark in the Film)
- “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” by The Smiths (During the Sprinter Van Scene)
- “Girlfriend In A Coma” by The Smiths (Curbside Pickup Scene)
- “Shoplifters of the World Unite” by The Smiths (Outside the Law Office in New Orleans)
- “Unhappy Birthday” by The Smiths (1:03:45 Mark in the Film)
- “This Charming Man” by The Smiths (1:05 Mark in the Film)
- “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out” by The Smiths (1:51:00 Mark)
- “Glory Box” by Portishead (Throughout the Dominican Republic Hideout Scene)
- “Chopstick” by Orlando Angelo (During The Killer’s Visit to The Brute)
- “Pop Pop” by Avalanche the Architect (1:09:30 Mark in the Film)
- “Another Level” by Crewsnot (During The Killer’s Break-in at The Brute’s Home)
- “Pray” by Ryden (1:40:00 Mark in the Film)
- “Stray Beast” by James Saaib (After Leaving Baliquinox)