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Two of Us (2000)

In 1976, John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives and discuss whether The Beatles will ever reunite.

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Mark Stanfield
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aidan Quinn ... Paul McCartney
Jared Harris ... John Lennon
Ric Reid ... TV Interviewer
Martin Martinuzzi Martin Martinuzzi ... Limo Driver
Neil Foster ... Concierge
Joe Bostick ... Elevator Attendant
Jeremy Tracz Jeremy Tracz ... Political Activist
Ian Eugene Ryan ... Dreadlocked Man (as Ian Ryan)
Scott Wickware Scott Wickware ... First Officer
Robert Seeliger ... Second Officer
Louis Di Bianco ... Luigi
Derek Aasland Derek Aasland ... Young Man
David Gardner David Gardner ... Older Man
Pixie Bigelow Pixie Bigelow ... Older Woman
Heather Hodgson ... Woman with Dog
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Storyline

In this purely fictional story, Paul McCartney drops by The Dakota to visit John Lennon in 1976. Paul is still on top of the music world, reaching #1 with his new band, Wings. John, however, has retired from public life, choosing to raise his son, Sean. Rumors are rampant that The Beatles are going to reunite to play a concert. Paul, the consummate entertainer, is intrigued by the possibilities. But John, still fighting his inner demons, is content keeping Beatlemania a thing of the past. But even though the two men are still at odds over the band, they rediscover that they still have bonds from the past that will never go away. Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com

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Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug content and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En el apartamento de Lennon See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When John Lennon offers Paul McCartney the chocolate, he says "Take this, brother. May it serve you well." This is a direct quote of a line Lennon spoke in the background to the song "Revolution 9" and in the scene, it is meant to be a joke between the two. See more »

Goofs

The movie begins with a message that the meeting it is dramatizing between John and Paul took place in April 1976 but when they got out into Central Park the leaves on the trees are yellow and the fact that there are yellow/brown leaves all over the ground indicate it would actually be late Sept or early Oct. See more »

Quotes

Paul McCartney: You look very thin.
John Lennon: Mother's got us on the macrobiotic diet.
Paul McCartney: Mother?
John Lennon: Yoko.
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Features Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

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Moving Tribute to Two of the Best!

When this movie was first advertised on VH1, I was extremely sceptical. But, the closer the day came for airing, the more the advertising gave us different teaser glimpses and it intrigued me. By the time of broadcast, I was determined to watch it, albeit with my sharp critique in tact. Well, to my utmost surprise, I was absolutely amazed at the acting and simple premise of the flick. I actually had to stop several times to remind myself that this wasn't really Lennon and McCartney, but extremely talented actors with a very accurate (in spirit) script. Both Aidan Quinn and Jared Harris deserved awards for their touching performances of two of history's most talented and prolific songwriters.


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