When the music hating Blue Meanies take over Pepperland and freeze everyone within it, including the protectors, Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. Captain Fred and his Yellow Submarine recruit The Beatles to help save Pepperland. Along the way, they fall through the Sea of Time, Sea of Nothing, Sea of Holes and more. They meet Jeremy Hillary Boob Ph.D. and take him with them along the adventure. When at Pepperland, the Beatles "rally the land to rebellion" and take down the Blue Meanies, the four-headed Meanie dog and the Dreadful Flying Glove (with the songs "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band", "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Hey Bulldog", "All You Need is Love"). In the end, we see all four live-action Beatles singing "All Together Now". Written by
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In 2009, Disney and Apple Corps announced a 3-D computer animated remake of Yellow Submarine (1968), with Robert Zemeckis to direct. Motion capture would be used as with Zemeckis' previous animated films The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007), and A Christmas Carol (2009). Disney planned the film for a summer 2012 release to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Comedian Peter Serafinowicz was cast to voice Paul, Dean Lennox Kelly as John, Cary Elwes as George, and Adam Campbell as Ringo. California-based Beatles tribute band Fab Four was cast to do the motion capture performance for The Beatles. In May 2010, Disney shut down Zemeckis' digital film studio, ImageMovers Digital (where the film would have been produced) due to the successful yet unsatisfactory performance of A Christmas Carol (2009). In March 2011, Disney pulled the plug on the project due to the massive failure of ImageMovers' Mars Needs Moms (2011). Criticism towards motion capture technology was also a factor. See more »
In the beginning when the Chief Blue Meanie is holding up Max and scolding him, the colors/stripes on Max's boots switch back and forth a couple times. See more »
Well, in my humble opinion, we've become involved in Einstein's time space continuum theory.
Relatively speaking, that is.
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The lyric "All Together Now" is shown in several different languages while the song plays at the end. See more »
'Yellow Submarine' is a visual stunner and an extremely well-scripted movie. There are lots of Beatles in jokes, George's fascination with Indian music and John's fascination with scientific theories are lampooned, the Beatles' power is joked about ("Nothing's Beatle Proof!") and poor old Ringo is just plain made fun of. The movie itself is arguably the most psychedelic ever made. The Beatles' descent into Pepperland is just one psychedelic scene after the other. The animation isn't great, but everything is just done so strange and fun that it becomes absolutely irresistible. The colors, landscapes, and creatures are just really different and vivid and vibrant. The songs are fit in very, very well (although "Nowhere Man" is undoubtedly the best sequence). Overall this works great as a musical or as an animated film, and there's definitely a lot of priceless, subtle dialog. I would name it one of the top 20 animated films of all time, really. Definitely worth watching, just because there simply isn't any movie like it.
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