A Hard Day's Night (1964) Poster

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  • The Beatles—John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr—travel from Liverpool to London for a concert, but things become complicated by Paul's "clean" grandfather (Wilfrid Brambell) and by drummer Ringo's sudden disappearance a half-hour before air time.

  • A Hard Day's Night is based on an original screenplay by British screenwriter Alun Owen. However, a novelization of the film by English author John Burke was released in 1964.

  • (1) "A Hard Day's Night", (2) "I Should Have Known Better", (3) "I Wanna Be Your Man", (4) "Don't Bother Me", (5) "All My Loving", (6) "If I Fell", (7) "Can't Buy Me Love", (8) "And I Love Her", (9) "I'm Happy Just to Dance with You", (10) "This Boy" (instrumental), (11) "Tell Me Why", and (12) "She Loves You".

  • John, Paul, and George rescue Ringo from the police station, making it back to the TV studio just before their show is about to air. After playing their music to an audience filled with screaming and crying fans, the lads board a helicopter prepared to take them immediately to Wolverhampton where they are scheduled for a midnight matinee. Paul orders his grandfather to get rid of the forged pictures. In the final scene, as the helicopter ascends into the sky, dozens of photos rain to the ground.


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