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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
John Lennon
Paul McCartney
George Harrison
Ringo Starr
Directors
Richard Lester
Screenwriters
Charles Wood
Marc Behm
Running Time
90 minutes

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Not content with being bigger than Jesus, the Beatles try to save the world in their second feature.


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Plot
John, George and Paul try to keep Ringo out of the clutches of Kaili cultist Clang and mad scientist Professor Foot, who are after the powerful sacrificial ring that has become stuck on the drummer's finger.


Verdict
The music, even after a quarter of a century, is the film's redemption.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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