First recorded by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell in 1967 and later by Diana Ross in 1970, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" became a staple of films where a feeling of togetherness and overcoming struggle is needed.
The song can be seen in countless films from "Guardians of the Galaxy" through "Stepmom," "Sister Act 2" and "Remember the Titans." There may be no mountain high enough, but maybe the ceiling is the roof for using this classic for awhile.
Part of what makes a film a memorable experience is often the music attached to it.
You start as the “mentor”, and your friend is the person who is mentored.Bill Withers' 1971 soul classic is often used in films wherever there's a need to show a breakup or other significant loss.In small doses in films like "Flight" or "Munich," it's fine, but when overused, it can lead to some overly sappy scenes like in "Old School" and "Notting Hill," which ends up cheapening what is truly a classic song of loss and regret.The publication City Weekly proposed that actor Chris Pine receive a special award for "Best Performance in an Otherwise Inexplicable Film." Danny Waldesakee (Chris Pine) is an intelligent, handsome, charming boy who happens to be blind.Having been blind from birth, he volunteers for a risky experimental visual prosthesis that may restore his sight—having a microchip installed in the visual cortex of his brain that connects to a camera that would give him only, at best, fuzzy black and white images.