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Two of Us (2000)

In 1976, John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives and discuss whether The Beatles will ever reunite.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aidan Quinn ... Paul McCartney
Jared Harris ... John Lennon
Ric Reid ... TV Interviewer
Martin Martinuzzi Martin Martinuzzi ... Limo Driver
Neil Foster ... Concierge
Joe Bostick ... Elevator Attendant
Jeremy Tracz Jeremy Tracz ... Political Activist
Ian Eugene Ryan ... Dreadlocked Man (as Ian Ryan)
Scott Wickware Scott Wickware ... First Officer
Robert Seeliger ... Second Officer
Louis Di Bianco ... Luigi
Derek Aasland Derek Aasland ... Young Man
David Gardner David Gardner ... Older Man
Pixie Bigelow Pixie Bigelow ... Older Woman
Heather Hodgson ... 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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En el apartamento de Lennon See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

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 lip-syncing is off while John and Paul are singing "Tumbling Tumbleweeds". See more »

Quotes

John Lennon: [greeting Paul] The ghost of Christmas past.
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Connections

References Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969) See more »

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Nice Surprise
1 February 2000 | by tibejordanSee all my reviews

I admit I had some trepidation when I first saw the previews for this film. Was VH-1 treading on hollow ground here? I mean, Harris and Quinn don't really look or even sound like John or Paul. But I have to admit, this film really surprised me. It's far from the exploitation film I expected. Instead, it's a character study, a low-key, whimsical, and ultimately bittersweet look at friendship, and the ultimate lesson we all learn: it's hard, if not impossible, to capture what we once had, and what has passed us by.


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