John Parr – St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) – Official Music Video. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the U.S. and #6 in the Official UK Singles Chart in 1985. The song is know as the main theme for Joel Schumacher’s film St. Elmo’s Fire. The song was originally written for the athlete Rick Hansen, who was going around the world in his wheelchair to raise awareness for spinal cord injuries. His journey was called the “Man in Motion Tour”.