- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 28, 2004
- Originally Released: 1978
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Robert Zemeckis - Director, Bob Gale - Writer
- Text/Photo Galleries:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 04/19/1978
"...A good-natured, lighthearted backward glance at a 1960s phenomenon -- Beatlemania....I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND is a fresh, clever comedy..."
Entertainment Weekly - 09/30/1994
"...A genial slapstick comedy..." -- Rating: B
New York Times - 04/21/1978
"...Quite successful....The whole film sparkles with a boisterous lunacy..."
USA Today - 10/01/2004
"Director Robert Zemeckis' feature debut truly encapsulates that time."
A comedy chronicling 24 hours in the lives of six teenagers from Maplewood, New Jersey, who descend on Manhattan the day The Beatles premiered on the "Ed Sullivan Show," February 8, 1964. Each has a personal agenda: Grace Corrigan is looking for her big break as a photographer; Rosie Petrofsky is the quintessential Beatles fan, and Janice Goldman and Tony Smerko, would do anything to see the performance end in disaster.
- "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" was director-screenwriter Robert Zemeckis' feature film debut.
- Color by Technicolor; using Panavision Equipment.
- Following songs used in the film: "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "Please, Please Me," "I Saw Her Standing There," "Thank You Girl," "Boys," "Twist and Shout," "Misery," "Till There Was You," "Love Me Do," "Do You Want to Know a Secret'" "P.S. I Love You," "Please Mr. Postman," "From Me to You," "Money," "There's a Place," "I Wanna Be Your Man," and "She Loves You."
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- UPC: 025192543821
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