The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)

Hilarious parody of the history of the Beatles, in the form of a documentary about "the Rutles," complete with songs, interviews, critical analyses, etc.

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Critic Score
90%
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83%


Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Many sequences are modeled closely on news footage of key events in The Beatles' much-documented career, and the overall effect is so close to reality that it's downright eerie.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Dead-on Beatles parody made with love and great pastiche songs by Bonzo Dog Band front man Neil Innes.

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

If you've never heard of the Rutles, you'll be astounded to discover all they gave to the world of entertainment... and the realm of snarky, witty comedy.

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Empire Magazine

Dated and only intermittently amusing.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

One to help you reminisce over a hot cup of cocoa.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

Wet yourself laughing!

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A modestly amusing Pythonesque riff on the Beatles phenomenon.


Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Unique satire of The Beatles.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Funny movie! It makes a joke of the Beatles perfectly. "Rutles" is a dumb name for a band. I like their cheap songs which throw fun at the originals.
Daniel Mumby
In the years since Monty Python slowly drifted apart, Eric Idle has gained a reputation for being the most cynical and money-minded member of the group.… More
AJ Verser
A hilarious all star spoof of the Beatles movies and image in general. If you're a fan of the Beatles and/or of Monty Python and Saturday Night Live type… More