Magical Mystery Tour
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)

After the success of the Sgt. Peppers LP, the Beatles decided to hire a psychedelic bus, take a trip into the English countryside, and film the results, no matter how bizarre or boring. With a motley cast of characters, the group basically… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: November 14, 1997
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

As 60 minutes of self-indulgent psychedelics, it's nearly impossible to watch.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A must-see for Beatles buffs and anyone interested in how the '60s looked as they were happening (rather than in slick, retrospective recreations); others might want to take a pass.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Here's a clue for you all...the Walrus was Paul!

Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Entirely larky...for Beatlefans, what's not to like? [Blu-ray]

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Fun, psychedlic, and great Beatles music.

Collin Souter
eFilmCritic.com

I would recommend a new generation of Beatle fans to put MMT: The Movie near the bottom of their to-do list, but never to scratch it off entirely. It remains a necessary curiosity item and slightly ahead of its time.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A big, nasty, ugly, boring mistake. With killer musical numbers.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Cough.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Bizarre, plotless, mishmash that still fascinates

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
The worst Beatles movie, of the Beatles movies which star the Beatles. The story is really much too silly, and stupid. Plus, the Beatles don't play a big… More
Sean Gillespie
Very campy at times. It's basically an early concept for MTV. They do videos for their songs from the album of the same name and try to string them… More
Apeneck Fletcher
okay...maybe the only proof you'll ever need that "this is yer brain on drugs" and "just say no"...okay, i admit it. i'll still… More
David Sayers
Dear God, what a shambles! First off, I'm a massive Beatles fan. Always have been, always will be. But this has to definitely be their lowest moment (as a… More
Cameron Johnson
"I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together; see how they run like pigs from a gun, see how they fly. I am the Eggman, they are the… More
Marion Ravenwood
Not very good. Really neat cameo by Bonzo Dog Band.

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