Let It Be
Let It Be (1970)

The dissolution of the Fab Four is captured on camera in Michael Lindsay-Hogg's documentary, a filmed record of the sessions for what would become the Beatles' final release, Let It Be. (Abbey Road, cut shortly after these sessions,… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: May 20, 1970
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Let It Be is a relatively innocuous, unimaginative piece of film.

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TV Guide

The scenes included in the film show the four simply trying to make music, and often as not having fun doing it.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Phoney documentary with great music. Notable for the bits of truth that get through

Time Out

The sycophancy of the direction notwithstanding, this survives as a fascinating record of both the Beatles' collapse and their unending power over their audience (us).

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

In many ways, it is the best Beatles film.

Shane Burridge

The only glimpse we will have of the world's most successful and influential musical group at work

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Sanitized it may well be, but agonizing nonetheless -- it's a domestic squabble that somehow touches history.

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Like the album it shares a name with, the film is not all it should have been.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Alvarez
The Beatles doing that they do best, making music. Never a bad thing.
Cameron Johnson
"Letter B, letter B, letter B, oh, letter B!" After a while of that song, it starts to sound like he's saying that, or at least it did, because… More
Stephen M
I wouldn't be surprised if the reason why "Let It Be" is so difficult to obtain legally has something to do with Paul McCartney's awareness… More
Leo L
Stella Dallas
i'm not sure i can objectively rate this but it was a joy to watch. it's alot of raw footage interspersed with amazing performances from the legends… More

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