A Hard Day's Night Synopsis
John, Paul, George and Ringo (The Beatles) are loose in London.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Wit, joy, imagination, and sensational mid-'60s music.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
One of the most excitingly contemporary musicals ever made.
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Miami Herald

By Howard Cohen
Lester managed to come up with a movie that not only holds together as a film but one that has proven timeless and rewards repeat viewings.
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Slant Magazine

Even when the band plays away from private eyes or songs simply play over disconnected footage of them having fun, the strength of their...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Bursting with energy and originality even after 36 years, A Hard Day's Night is easily the best show in town.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
They're like gods at play, paragons of pure delight, as they mock and feign their way through a universe of mere mortals. To see the movie...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
No movie has had a greater impact on the way people looked. The music of course is immortal.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
In a crisply restored print, it's as joyous as ever. We loved them - yeah, yeah, yeah. Now we can love them all over again.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As joyously energetic now as the day it arrived.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's inspired fun.
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By Bronte333
It was great to see "A Hard Day's Night" on a big screen. Angelika is the perfect venue for music, for movies and getting together with friends....

It never gets old.

By roxannedsamuels
Had a great time watching this on the big screen 50 years after my first time seeing it at 6 years old! Love these boys and the music was awesome, as always. So funny! 5 stars....

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By pashentz2002
Fifty years after I saw this the first time, I have to say I loved it even more! My brother won a poster from the trivia contest, my husband and my niece saw it for the first time. Great fun!!!...

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By sockknitter
FABULOUS AGAIN, JUST LIKE 50 years ago!!! FABULOUS AGAIN, JUST LIKE 50 years ago!!! <3...

By DirtbagDaz

Great Movie

By kinglouix
I'm a new fan of the Beatles, just about two years. Was a great movie!...

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Rated G | For Mild Sex References and Mild Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Beatles classic is Fab-ulous, but expect lots of smoking.
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