Anyone who loves campy B-rated movies with music themes and rather cheesy story lines might want to check out “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” – a fictional movie about the Beatles’ first performance on the Ed Sullivan show. Cheesy, but freakin’ hilarious (from Ellen Zuckerman).
The year is 1964. The Beatles are about to arrive in the U.S., and young America has gone completely wild. Hoping to be a part of this historical moment are six hysterical New Jersey teenagers who will stop at nothing to see the Fab Four in person. Embarking on the first road trip of their young lives, the friends reach New York City where they are determined to beat the odds and see the band in their first Ed Sullivan show appearance in this delightful coming-of-age comedy from Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis.
[Since February 9th is the 50th Anniversary of this true-life event, we thought this movie was the one to watch!]