The Rutles Poster

Release Date: September 12th, 2004

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary
This mock documentary riffing on the story of pop legends The Beatles follows a fictional band, The Rutles, as they climb to the top of the charts. Complete with jet-black bowl cuts, the four musicians become superstars with such hits as "I Am the Waitress," "Ouch!" and "Yellow Submarine Sandwich." Many celebrities make cameo appearances in a series of comedic sketches and interviews, including Bill Murray, John Belushi and real-life Beatles guitarist George Harrison.

Cast: Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Neil Innes, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Mick Jagger, George Harrison, Bianca Jagger

Director: Eric Idle, Gary Weis

Genres: Musical comedy

Keywords: Madcap, 1960s, 1970s, Rise