Movies @ Main: Movies Named After Song Titles

Movies Named After Song Titles

Now with free popcorn; we've got entertainment covered.

Got an open Friday and are in the mood for a free matinee? Stop by for our Movies at Main film series.

Where: Woodbridge Main Library Meeting Room

When: 2:00 PM


Jan 3

P.S. I Love You (2007)

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Stars: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Song: "P.S. I Love You" is a song recorded by English rock band the Beatles in 1962.


Jan 10

Reign Over Me (2007)

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Director: Mike Binder

Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith 

Song: "Love, Reign o'er Me", subtitled "Pete's Theme", is a song by English rock band The Who.


Jan 17 

De-Lovely (2004)

Inspecting a magical biographical stage musical, composer Cole Porter reviews his life and career with his wife, Linda.

Director: Irwin Winkler

Stars: Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce 

Song: "It's De-Lovely" is one of Cole Porter's hit songs, originally appearing in his 1936 musical, Red Hot and Blue.


Jan 24 

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.

Director: Andy Tennant

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Lucas 

Song: "Sweet Home Alabama" is a song by Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd that first appeared in 1974 on their second album, Second Helping.


Jan 31

Cinderella Man (2005)

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko 

Songs: “Cinderella Man" is a 1977 release from Canadian band RUSH’s album A Farewell to Kings.  Also, “Cinderella Man” is a track on Recovery, the seventh studio album by American rapper Eminem. 


Feb 7

Yesterday (2019)

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

Director: Danny Boyle

Stars: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino

Song: "Yesterday" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney.


Feb 14

Blinded By the Light (2019)

In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.

Director:  Gurinder Chadha

Stars: Billy Barratt, Ronak Singh Chadha Berges, Viveik Kalra 

Song: "Blinded by the Light" is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, which first appeared on his 1973 debut album Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.