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Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Rescued by Ruby’

Rescued by Ruby Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Rescued by Ruby soundtrack includes music by Danny B. Harvey and Grace Gaustad. This info article contains spoilers for Katt Shea’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Rescued by Ruby stars Grant Gustin as Daniel, a trooper for the Rhode Island State Police-Wickford Barracks. Kaylah Zander co-stars as the protagonist’s wife, Melissa, while Scott Wolf rounds out the main cast as the captain of a K-9 unit. The storyline follows Daniel as he attempts to overcome financial and confidence issues while training a street dog. Composer Joy Ngiaw (June and Kopi) scored the family-friendly film; music supervisor Valerie Biggin (Sweet Magnolias) handled the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Rescued by Ruby, an adaptation of Squire Rushnell and Louise DuArt’s short story “Dogwink Ruby” from the 2021 book Dogwinks: True Godwink Stories of Dogs and the Blessings They Bring.

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Rescued by Ruby Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

Rescued by Ruby Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2022 Netflix Movie

  • “Johnny B. Goode” by Danny B. Harvey (00:48:00): Daniel plans for a one-on-one learning session with Ruby. The Rescued for Ruby soundtrack song plays as Melissa states “I’ll be your audiobook.” Daniel trains Ruby during a training montage; he teaches her lessons that will hopefully benefit the Rhode Island State Police. The Rescued by Ruby soundtrack song fades as the titular dog learns to sniff the scents of humans; a moment that correlates with one of the film’s most tense scenes.
  • “Hero” by Grace Gaustad (01:26:00): Daniel holds hands with Melissa after locating a missing boy from the community. The music sets in as Ruby sits nearby and observes the couple. An overhead shot follows Daniel and Melissa as they enter a vehicle, not long after speaking with Pat Inman (Camille Sullivan), the missing boy’s grateful mother and a kennel owner who saved Ruby from being put down. The Rescued for Ruby soundtrack song scores the final moments and end credits.

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