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Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | | Drama, Music | 23 October 1984 (USA)
Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

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Harry
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Valerie
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Paul McCartney plays himself in another exaggerated "Day In the Life." Included are fictional scenes of the star preparing to film two videos, rehearsing in a loft, playing for the BBC, and even dreaming up a rather horrific nightmare. A loosely developed plot about missing master tapes ties all these events together Written by Ed Chen <echen@bcm.tmc.edu>

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When the music stops, the mystery begins. See more »

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Drama | Music

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Broad Street  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$540,534 (USA) (28 October 1984)

Gross:

$1,393,501 (USA)
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The plot is slightly based upon the real fact that Paul McCartney once lost a recording tape during a traffic jam. See more »

Quotes

Paul: It's gonna be one of those days.
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Referenced in Let's Get Real! (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

No More Lonely Nights
Written by Paul McCartney
Performed by Paul McCartney, Eric Stewart and David Gilmour
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Not for every Beatles fan
24 February 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I don't like reviews that take the liberty of speaking for me. Most of the previous reviews say things like, 'if you're a Beatles fan, you'll love this movie'; or 'this movie is for every McCartney fan,' etc.

I may be the biggest Beatles fan in the state and probably the biggest Paul McCartney fan in the country, but the fact remains that this movie is terrible. It's just plain boring, no two ways about it.

Two of the three new songs, "No Values" and "Not Such a Bad Boy" are mediocre at best. The script drags, the acting is sub-par, and the plot is uninteresting.

The only part I liked was when Paul was buskin' it on the street with his guitar, a glimpse of how easy music comes to him. That's also my favorite version of "Yesterday." I wish I could get it on CD.

Paul is the best, but Give my Regards to Broadstreet is garbage. Not every Beatles fan will enjoy it. This one didn't.


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