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All You Need Is Cash (1978)
"The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  22 March 1978 (USA)
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Charts the adventures of the prefab four, possibly the most famous band of all time.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dirk McQuickly / The Narrator / Stanley J. Krammerhead III, Jr.
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Ricky Fataar ...
Stig O'Hara (as Rikki Fataar)
Neil Innes ...
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Eric Manchester, Rutle Corp. Press Agent / Lawyer
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The Interviewer
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Martini McQuickly
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Ron Decline, The most feared promoter in the world
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Brian Thigh, Ex-Record producer who turned down the Rutles
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Mrs. Emily Pules
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Mrs. Iris Mountbatten / Chastity
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Hells Angel
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Leggy Mountbatten
Henry Woolf ...
Arthur Sultan, The Surrey Mystic
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Rutland Weekend Television takes a look at the Pre-fab Four: Dirk, Barry, Stig and Nasty; better known as the Rutles. This documentary follows their career from their early days in Liverpool and Hamburg's infamous Rat-Keller, to their amazing worldwide success. A parody of Beatlemania and the many serious documentaries made about the Beatles. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Eric Idle was inspired to make the film when George Harrison showed him a rough cut of a documentary on The Beatles titled "The Long and Winding Road". That documentary eventually became The Beatles Anthology (1995). See more »

Goofs

While the Rutles are on stage playing "Between Us", Stig's guitar changes from an acoustic to an electric, and then quickly changes back. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: And you turned down the Rutles.
Brian Thigh: Yeah, yeah.
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Narrator: What's it like being an asshole?
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Brian Thigh, Ex-Record producer who turned down the Rutles See more »


Soundtracks

Living In Hope
Written and Produced by Neil Innes
Parody based on "Don't Pass Me By", Written by Ringo Starr (as Richard Starkey)
Performed by Neil Innes, Ollie Halsall, Ricky Fataar and John Halsey
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I must be in luv
16 August 2003 | by (Long Island, NY) – See all my reviews

I just picked up this Dvd and I can't stop watching it. It brought back such good memories. The first time I saw this I must have been 13 and I had just become a Beatles fan. I was like "what the ...?" I then bought the soundtrack on vinyl ( which I still play ) Its just great to see all those people up there having fun, Neil Innes and Erics Idle are brilliant.


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