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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.

Director:

Peter Webb

Writer:

Paul McCartney (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Burgess John Burgess ... Chauffeur
Bryan Brown ... Steve
Philip Jackson ... Alan
Ian Hastings Ian Hastings ... Harry
Marie Collett Marie Collett ... Valerie
Paul McCartney ... Paul
Graham Dene Graham Dene ... Disk Jockey (voice)
Anthony Bate ... City Banker
Leonard Fenton Leonard Fenton ... Company Accountant
Jeremy Child ... Record Company Executive 1
Richard Kane Richard Kane ... Record Company Executive 2
Antony Brown ... Police Inspector (as Anthony Brown)
Donald Douglas ... Police Detective
Alison McGuire Alison McGuire ... Blue-Rinsed Lady
Rosina Stewart Rosina Stewart ... Blue-Rinsed Lady
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Storyline

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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Six million dollars says that they won't find Harry by midnight [Australia theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broad Street See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$540,534, 28 October 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,393,501
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

As of 2018 the film has only been released as a Region 1 DVD in the USA, in 2004. It is still unavailable in the rest of the world apart from old VHS copies. See more »

Quotes

Police Inspector: [charged with finding the tapes] This is a pretty cool caper. I wouldn't trust any of them.
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Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Eleanor Rigby
Performed by Paul McCartney, The Gabrieli String Quartet
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Great music, fun movie, weak plot.
6 November 2002 | by CalamarDHSee all my reviews

If you're a big enough fan of Paul McCartney's to get past the fact that there's not too much to the plot, I would recommend for you to see it. The music is fantastic (he even kept the classics such as Eleanor Rigby, Here, There, And Everywhere, and The Long and Winding Road) and it's also just a fun little movie to watch if you're in a good mood. It's certainly not the greatest thing our Paul has ever done, but it not the worst either (Yeah, remember the Magical Mystery Tour same story: good music, bad plot). I give it a 7/10.


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