Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

Give My Regards to Broad Street

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Having written the music and screenplay for this film, Paul McCartney also plays himself in the leading role. When the sole copy of McCartney's latest album is misplaced, he must discover its whereabouts in less than 24 hours or else risk losing his recording company to the lowlife Mr. Rath (John Bennett). McCartney performs three new songs, along with a number of classic Beatles' tunes. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Rating: PG
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Drama
Directed By: , , , , , , , , , ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 8, 2005
Runtime:

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Cast


as Steve

as Ringo

as Journalist

as Mr. Rath

as Police Inspector

as Bag Lady

as Chauffeur

as Record Company Execu...

as Police Detective

as William

as Rath's Minder

as Company Accountant

as Record Company Execu...

as Tape Operator

as Producer

as Office Receptionist

as Tome the Roadie

as Gatekeeper

as Apache Dancer

as City Banker

as Assistant Director

as Teacup Child

as Apache Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Give My Regards to Broad Street

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Token attempt at street cred: if Paul doesn't get the tapes back, he'll be taken over by a sunglasses-wearing business shark.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Give My Regards to Broad Street is about as close as you can get to a nonmovie, and the parts that do try something are the worst.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

A lot of effort has gone into this film's production values, but continuity seems, at best, to have been a secondary concern.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

You could call it a self-serving film, were McCartney's complacency not so all-embracing: self-flattery requires at least a hint of self-doubt, but there's no trace of anything remotely that unsettling on McCartney's placid, Buddha-like brow.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

The acting here is weaker than the slender story, but intermingled with all the silliness are some fine performances of McCartney-Beatle standards as well as three new songs.

Full Review… | September 10, 2007
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Great music can't compensate for underdone plot and self-indulgent staging,

March 10, 2006
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Audience Reviews for Give My Regards to Broad Street

This is barely a film, it's more like a bunch of prolonged music videos, and a flimsy story holds them all together. Not good.

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AJ Verser

Super Reviewer

Paul McCartney tries to recreate the lovably scatterbrained antics of the Beatles in Hard Day's Night. The closest we get to "lovable" is Ringo telling some female reporter the he smokes weed.

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Brett Warren

Super Reviewer

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