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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

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Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

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Mark Henderson
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Dave Henderson
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Bob Henderson
Frankie Howerd ...
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Dougie Shears
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B.D. Hoffler
Sandy Farina ...
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Aerosmith ...
Future Villain Band (FVB)
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Themselves
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Marvin Sunk (the 'Sun King')
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Stargard ...
The Diamonds
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Storyline

A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith. Written by Aaron Sherman <ajs@ajs.com>

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Only their music could conquer the forces of evil See more »


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PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 July 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$12,900,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Frankie Howerd's final film. See more »

Goofs

Donald Pleasence's character is called B.D. Hoffler. In the credits, his character is called B.D. Brockhurst. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Mean Mr. Mustard
Music and Lyrics by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by Frankie Howerd
Produced by George Martin
By Arrangement with Northern Songs Limited
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User Reviews

 
People seriously do not like this movie?
7 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have a very hard time believe that people do not like this movie. The storyline isn't wonderful, but it is passable. You can't watch this movie and expect it to be like an Oscar winner.

You WILL be disappointed.

I am sure of that.

The music is AMAZING, though, and that is what counts. Not to mention the star studded cast. Earth Wind and Fire, Peter Frampton, The Bee Gees, Aerosmith, and more. It is one of my favorite movies of all time. Any fan of the Beatles or music in general probably feels the same way.

To all the people that voted 10, I salute you. To all the people that voted 1, rethink your lives.


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