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Help! (1965)

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Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.

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An Eastern cult discovers that the sacrificial ring is missing. Ringo, drummer of The Beatles band has it; sent by the girl (who's to be sacrificed) as a gift. Clang, Ahme, Bhuta and several cult members leave for London to retrieve the ring. After several failed attempts to steal the ring, they confront him in an Indian restaurant. Ringo learns that if he does not return the ring soon, he will become the next sacrifice. Ringo then discovers that the ring is stuck on his finger. Its a race against time; John, Paul, and George try to protect their friend while they're all being chased not only by Clang and his minions, but also by two mad scientists and the chief inspector of Scotland yard. Will Ringo be saved, or will he be sacrificed? Written by Erin Pelicano

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Stop Worrying! HELP! Is On The Way! See more »


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25 August 1965 (USA)  »

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¡Socorro!  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Richard Lester said that at the store Aspreys in Bond Street, John Lennon spent £8,000 during a two minute break. See more »

Goofs

When the boys are at the piano in the Alps at the end of the "Ticket to Ride" sequence, a hand appears on Ringo's right shoulder which obviously was a crew member giving the signal for the guys to leave. As the boys turn to leave and ride away, the hand is resting on the top corner of the piano. See more »

Quotes

Algernon: [fumbling with wires and plugs] I'm better with animals than plugs and transistors they trust me! I should've gone into vivisection.
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Crazy Credits

"I Need You" by George Harrison is the only song title credited in the end credits. As this is shown you can hear George say '"I Need You" by George Harrison'. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Supermarket (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ticket to Ride
(1965) (uncredited)
Written by John Lennon with Paul McCartney
Performed by The Beatles
Published by Capitol Records
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THE BEST MOVIE OF ITS KIND...
5 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

...What kind of movie, you might ask? Comedy? Spy Thriller? Or just zany madcap nonsense? It doesn't matter. I've seen it many times over the past 30 years and it just gets better with age. The music of course, is phenomenal-and you don't have to be a die-hard Beatles fan to appreciate this musical comedy masterpiece.

Rating: ***** out of *****


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