Yellow SubmarineNovember 13, 1968
The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant blue glove. As the only survivor, the Lord Admiral escapes in the yellow submarine and goes to Liverpool to enlist the help of the Beatles.
Help!August 25, 1965
This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no longer believes in human sacrifice, and the London police who are trying to help.
Living Is Easy With Eyes ClosedOctober 31, 2013
The unforgettable friendship between three people: an English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there, a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from something.
George Harrison: Living in the Material WorldOctober 5, 2011
Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage, featuring commentary from the likes of Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and Yoko Ono.
Magical Mystery TourDecember 25, 1967
A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Good Ol’ FredaSeptember 6, 2013
The story of Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work for a young local band hoping to make it big: The Beatles. Their loyal secretary from beginning to end, Freda tells her tales for the first time in 50 years.
Imagine: John LennonOctober 7, 1988
John Lennon, David Bowie, Julian Lennon, and Yoko Ono Lennon are featured in this portrait of the life of musician John Lennon. A documentary about former Beatle John Lennon, narrated by Lennon himself, with extensive material from Yoko Ono's personal collection. This feature-film biography of the legendary rock musician includes previously unseen footage from Lennon's private archives, as well as interviews with his first wife Cynthia, second wife Yoko Ono and sons Julian and Sean. Narrated in Lennon's own voice, IMAGINE was taken from the 240 hours of personal film and video from the star's private collection. Directed by Andrew Solt (who is also responsible for the rockumentary THIS IS ELVIS,) this unique film gives fan a look at the enigmatic, innovative, and often changing pop revolutionary that is unavailable anywhere else.
The Beatles: Let It BeMay 13, 1970
Documentary film about The Beatles rehearsing and recording songs for the album Let It Be in January 1969. The film features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last performance in public. Released just after the album, it was the final original Beatles release. This film has not been commercially available since the 1980s.
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?)October 26, 2010
The documentary explores the enigmatic life and music of Harry Nilsson in an attempt to answer the question, "Who is Harry Nilsson?" The film includes new and archive audio and film including interviews with Robin Williams, Yoko Ono, Van Dyke Parks, Randy Newman, Ray Cooper, the Smothers Brothers, and Micky Dolenz. "Who is Harry Nilsson?" uses promotional films, music videos, and home movies; segments from the unreleased documentary made during the recording of Son of Schmilsson (Did Somebody Drop His Mouse?); and excerpts from Nilsson's rare TV appearances in his BBC specials, the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", "Playboy After Dark", and in an episode of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir".
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandJuly 24, 1978
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
My GenerationOctober 8, 2017
The swinging sixties presented by Michael Caine himself, featuring an era-defining soundtrack.
Lennon or McCartneyDecember 12, 2014
550 Artists were interviewed over the last ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. That question... Lennon or McCartney.
Deconstructing the Birth of the BeatlesJuly 16, 2018
In the late '50s, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Richard Starkey were just four Liverpudlian teenagers who decided to play music. With no formal training and no ability to read or write music, they tried to emulate their American rock heroes. Within a few years, they would change music history (and the world) forever. Scott Freiman traces the birth of the Beatles from their days as the Quarrymen to their first visit to EMI Studios and the recording of “Love Me Do.”
All This and World War IINovember 12, 1976
Beatles' "significance" pushed to the breaking point in this bizarre documentary that juxtaposes their songs (sung by a number of rock stars) with World War II newsreel footage. Helen Reddy sings "Fool On The Hill" while Hitler relaxes at Bertchtesgaden, and Rod Stewart husks "Get Back" while Nazi troops goose step. (IMDb)
All You Need Is LoveSeptember 13, 2019
A man wakes up in a world where The Beatles never existed, but he remembers them clearly. Believed to be musically themed and be set around the 1960s or 1970s.
British Rock: The First WaveOctober 10, 1985
A history of the rise of rock and roll in England from the 1950's through 1970 and its effects on American popular music. Beatles - "She loves You", "Twist and Shout", "I Saw Her Standing There", "Can't Buy Me love", "She's a Woman" Gerry & The Pacemakers - "It's Gonna be Alright", "Ferry Cross the Mersey" Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - "Do you Love me" The Hollies - "Just One Look" The Rolling Stones - "I Just Wanna Make Love To You", "I Wanna be Your Man", "Around and Around" The Animals - "The House Of The Rising Sun", We ve Gotta Get out of This Place" The Kings - "All Day and all of the Night" Freddie & the Dreamers - "I'm Telling You Now" Manfred Mann - "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" Herman's Hermits - "Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter" Spencer Davis Group - "I'm a Men The Who - "Can't Explain", "My Generation" Yardbirds - "Heart Full of Soul" Cream - "Tales of Brave Ulysses"
Featuring interviews with former employees, fellow musicians, family members and journalists, and supported by original and exclusive never-seen-before footage, this star-studded rockumentary offers a fascinating insight into the creation and recording of one of the most ground-breaking and influential albums in pop history.
SecretsDecember 3, 1992
Five teens get stuck in the basement in an attempt to see the Beatles in a local hotel.
American Experience: 1964January 14, 2014
1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year when Berkeley students rose up in protest, African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem, and Barry Goldwater’s conservative revolution took over the Republican Party. In myriad ways, 1964 was the year when Americans faced choices: between the liberalism of Lyndon Johnson or Barry Goldwater’s grassroots conservatism, between support for the civil rights movement or opposition to it, between an embrace of the emerging counterculture or a defense of traditional values.
The Compleat BeatlesOctober 1, 1982
A documented account of the life and career of the Fab Four, from their early years in Liverpool to their breakup, featuring rare interview and concert footage.