The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
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Release Date: Mar 22, 1978 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
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A mockumentary of a Beatles-like singing group called the Rutles, The Rutles is a collaboration between Monty Python alumnus Eric Idle and Saturday Night Live filmmaker Gary Weis. The members of the "pre-Fab Four" are Nasty, Barry, Stig, and Dirk. There really isn't any plot, just a series of vignettes, unctuously narrated by Idle, which mercilessly skewer the Beatles mythology. Under the guidance of agent Leggy Mountbatten (before he tragically takes a teaching post in Australia), the Rutles
Mar 22, 1978 Wide
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Many sequences are modeled closely on news footage of key events in The Beatles' much-documented career, and the overall effect is so close to reality that it's downright eerie.
Wet yourself laughing!
Dead-on Beatles parody made with love and great pastiche songs by Bonzo Dog Band front man Neil Innes.
A modestly amusing Pythonesque riff on the Beatles phenomenon.
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