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Two of Us (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Music  -  1 February 2000 (USA)
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John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives, and if "The Beatles" will ever reunite. The movie takes place in 1976.

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Ric Reid ...
TV Interviewer
Martin Martinuzzi ...
Limo Driver
Neil Foster ...
Concierge
Joe Bostick ...
Elevator Attendant
Jeremy Tracz ...
Political Activist
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Dreadlocked Man (as Ian Ryan)
Scott Wickware ...
Officer Francis
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Second Officer
Louis Di Bianco ...
Luigi
Derek Aasland ...
Young Man
David Gardner ...
Older Man
Pixie Bigelow ...
Older Woman
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Woman with Dog
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Storyline

In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, Sean. Rumors are rampant that The Beatles are going to reunite to play a concert. Paul, the consummate entertainer, is intrigued by the possibilities. But John, still fighting his inner demons, is content keeping Beatlemania a thing of the past. But even though the two men are still at odds over the band, they rediscover that they still have bonds from the past that will never go away. Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for drug content and language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

When John Lennon offers Paul McCartney the chocolate, he says "Take this, brother. May it serve you well." This is a direct quote of a line Lennon spoke in the background to the song "Revolution 9" and in the scene, it is meant to be a joke between the two. See more »

Goofs

The movie begins with a message that the meeting it is dramatizing between John and Paul took place in April 1976 but when they got out into Central Park the leaves on the trees are yellow and the fact that there are yellow/brown leaves all over the ground indicate it would actually be late Sept or early Oct. See more »

Quotes

Concierge: Good afternoon, sir. You have a visitor.
John Lennon: Friend or foe?
Concierge: I believe he is an old friend, sir. He says he wishes to surprise you.
John Lennon: How do I know he is who he claims to be?
Concierge: I'll vouch for him, sir. He is a familiar face.
John Lennon: Check him for drugs and send him up.
[John hangs up]
Concierge: Take Mr. McCartney up to see Mr. Lennon.
Elevator Attendant: It's an honor to meet you, sir.
Paul McCartney: Oh, thank you.
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References Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) See more »

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A must-see for all Beatles fans.
9 February 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This film is worth seeing alone for Jared Harris' outstanding portrayal of John Lennon. It doesn't matter that Harris doesn't exactly resemble Lennon; his mannerisms, expressions, posture, accent and attitude are pure Lennon. Best scene: Lennon in a local cafe verbally sparring with a stuttering fan as to whether Paul McCartney & Wings' "Silly Love Songs" is worthy of #1 status in America.


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