"A Hard Day's Night" quotes

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Over two "typical" days in the life of The Beatles, the boys struggle to keep themselves and Sir Paul McCartney's mischievous grandfather in check while preparing for a live TV performance.

Director: Richard Lester
Writer: Alun Owen
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, musical
Year: 1964
MetaScore: 96/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $1,480,356
Released: 07 Jul 1964
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 7 nominations total

82 Clips

Well when I plugged her in she just blew up - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 Well when I plugged her in she just blew up And where would they be without the steady support of your drumbeat - A Hard Day's Night 00:15 And where would they be without the steady support of your... Hey Pauly they're trying to fob you off with this musical charlatan - A Hard Day's Night 00:13 Hey Pauly they're trying to fob you off with this musical... Come in number seven Your time's up - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 Come in number seven Your time's up The old fella said that could he have these pictures and Norm said no - A Hard Day's Night 00:18 The old fella said that could he have these pictures and... Control yourself or you'll spurt He must be here somewhere - A Hard Day's Night 00:05 Control yourself or you'll spurt He must be here somewhere And we're lookin' after him are we I look after meself - A Hard Day's Night 00:13 And we're lookin' after him are we I look after meself Hey have you seen Paul's grandfather - A Hard Day's Night 00:20 Hey have you seen Paul's grandfather I won an award A likely story - A Hard Day's Night 00:10 I won an award A likely story Now look if you think I'm unsuitable let's have it out in the open - A Hard Day's Night 00:20 Now look if you think I'm unsuitable let's have it out in... Well you got me here so do your worst - A Hard Day's Night 00:42 Well you got me here so do your worst Hey he's reading The Queen That's an in joke you know - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 Hey he's reading The Queen That's an in joke you know I won't - A Hard Day's Night 00:17 I won't Where you going I'm going parading before it's too late - A Hard Day's Night 00:07 Where you going I'm going parading before it's too late You don't know what this means to me - A Hard Day's Night 00:18 You don't know what this means to me Shake take that wig off It suits you - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 Shake take that wig off It suits you There you go hiding behind a smoke screen of bourgeois clich s - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 There you go hiding behind a smoke screen of bourgeois clich... He's been gone a long time - A Hard Day's Night 00:17 He's been gone a long time Yeah where's the old mixer Here Pauly - A Hard Day's Night 00:15 Yeah where's the old mixer Here Pauly Yeah funny really 'cause I never thought - A Hard Day's Night 00:19 Yeah funny really 'cause I never thought My name's Betty - A Hard Day's Night 00:05 My name's Betty No This is a battle of nerves between John and me - A Hard Day's Night 00:20 No This is a battle of nerves between John and me I've been thinking It's not my fault What isn't - A Hard Day's Night 00:09 I've been thinking It's not my fault What isn't Get me a bottle of milk and some tranquilizers - A Hard Day's Night 00:13 Get me a bottle of milk and some tranquilizers Do you think these haircuts have come to stay - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 Do you think these haircuts have come to stay Honestly me mind boggles at the very idea - A Hard Day's Night 00:14 Honestly me mind boggles at the very idea Ringo what are you up to Page five - A Hard Day's Night 00:09 Ringo what are you up to Page five You should've gone west to America - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 You should've gone west to America Before you go gentlemen there's a little matter of the bill - A Hard Day's Night 00:21 Before you go gentlemen there's a little matter of the bill The older generation are leading this country to galloping ruin - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 The older generation are leading this country to galloping... Come out you lot Get your pens out Why - A Hard Day's Night 00:28 Come out you lot Get your pens out Why My turn - A Hard Day's Night 00:14 My turn I now declare this bridge open - A Hard Day's Night 00:07 I now declare this bridge open Who's that little old man - A Hard Day's Night 00:10 Who's that little old man Have they roughed you up yet What - A Hard Day's Night 00:39 Have they roughed you up yet What Aye Norm There's only one thing I've gotta say to you John Lennon - A Hard Day's Night 00:16 Aye Norm There's only one thing I've gotta say to you John... What You're a swine - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 What You're a swine Stop being taller than me It's not my fau - A Hard Day's Night 00:05 Stop being taller than me It's not my fau Lookit I thought I was supposed to be getting a change of scenery - A Hard Day's Night 00:24 Lookit I thought I was supposed to be getting a change of... Hey you won't interfere with the basic rugged concept - A Hard Day's Night 00:09 Hey you won't interfere with the basic rugged concept Oh that this too too solid flesh would melt - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 Oh that this too too solid flesh would melt This will keep you busy It's your nose you know - A Hard Day's Night 00:18 This will keep you busy It's your nose you know None for me then Sorry - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 None for me then Sorry What's the matter with you then - A Hard Day's Night 00:19 What's the matter with you then Gear costume - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 Gear costume What's Le Circle Club - A Hard Day's Night 00:32 What's Le Circle Club It's my considered opinion that you're a bunch of sissies - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 It's my considered opinion that you're a bunch of sissies I bet you're a great swimmer - A Hard Day's Night 00:05 I bet you're a great swimmer I thought I told you lot to stop here Well - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 I thought I told you lot to stop here Well You've got about an hour but don't leave the theater - A Hard Day's Night 00:37 You've got about an hour but don't leave the theater I fought the war for your sort - A Hard Day's Night 00:15 I fought the war for your sort Look I've had a marvelous idea - A Hard Day's Night 00:26 Look I've had a marvelous idea Hey Ringo you know what just happened to me - A Hard Day's Night 00:16 Hey Ringo you know what just happened to me Split up and look for him - A Hard Day's Night 00:13 Split up and look for him God knows what you've unleashed on the unsuspecting South - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 God knows what you've unleashed on the unsuspecting South He's very fussy about his drums you know - A Hard Day's Night 00:09 He's very fussy about his drums you know Anyway if you don't cooperate you won't meet Susan - A Hard Day's Night 00:44 Anyway if you don't cooperate you won't meet Susan Must've cost you a fortune in stamps Ringo - A Hard Day's Night 00:17 Must've cost you a fortune in stamps Ringo He's very clean - A Hard Day's Night 00:07 He's very clean We've broken out Ah the blessed freedom of it all - A Hard Day's Night 00:16 We've broken out Ah the blessed freedom of it all Put your tongue away - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 Put your tongue away Ah yes Well - A Hard Day's Night 00:19 Ah yes Well Has success changed your life Yes - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 Has success changed your life Yes I don't snore You do repeatedly - A Hard Day's Night 00:28 I don't snore You do repeatedly We know how to behave We've had lessons - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 We know how to behave We've had lessons And we'll have that thing off as well Thank you - A Hard Day's Night 00:28 And we'll have that thing off as well Thank you They've gone potty out there The place is surging with girls - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 They've gone potty out there The place is surging with girls We'd like you to give us your opinion on some clothes for teenagers - A Hard Day's Night 01:15 We'd like you to give us your opinion on some clothes for... Hey any of you lot put a man in the cupboard - A Hard Day's Night 00:24 Hey any of you lot put a man in the cupboard What would you call that hairstyle you're wearing - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 What would you call that hairstyle you're wearing Yeah a proper little aborigine I demand to see my solicitor - A Hard Day's Night 00:11 Yeah a proper little aborigine I demand to see my solicitor What do you call that collar Oh - A Hard Day's Night 00:08 What do you call that collar Oh Wait a minute Don't tell me No I'm not - A Hard Day's Night 00:58 Wait a minute Don't tell me No I'm not Would you look at him sitting there with his hooter scraping away at that book - A Hard Day's Night 01:07 Would you look at him sitting there with his hooter scraping... Hey look at the talent Let's give 'em a pull - A Hard Day's Night 00:15 Hey look at the talent Let's give 'em a pull Ah there he goes Look at him - A Hard Day's Night 00:19 Ah there he goes Look at him Sorry we hurt your field mister - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 Sorry we hurt your field mister Do you often see your father - A Hard Day's Night 00:13 Do you often see your father Don't take that tone with me young man - A Hard Day's Night 00:12 Don't take that tone with me young man Tell me How did you find America - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 Tell me How did you find America Are you a mod or a rocker - A Hard Day's Night 00:06 Are you a mod or a rocker That's not your grandfather It is you know - A Hard Day's Night 00:25 That's not your grandfather It is you know

Cast

The Beatles - The Beatles
Ringo - Ringo Starr
Grandfather - Wilfrid Brambell
Shake - John Junkin
T.V. Director - Victor Spinetti
Millie - Anna Quayle
Police Inspector - Deryck Guyler
Man on Train - Richard Vernon
Hotel Waiter - Edward Malin
T.V. Floor Manager - Robin Ray
T.V. Choreographer - Lionel Blair
Secretary - Alison Seebohm
Young Boy - David Janson
Casino Patron - Lewis Alexander
Sound Man - Tony Allen
Lead Makeup Woman - Bridget Armstrong
Policeman Following Ringo - Roger Avon
Reporter - Sheila Aza
Actor in Canteen - Del Baker
Reporter - Roy Beck
Man Talking to Casino Manager - Bruce Beeby
Pub Patron - Jack 'Kid' Berg
Groundskeeper - Charlie Bird
Actress - Isla Blair
Car Thief - John Bluthal
Minor Role - Andrea Brett
Urchin - Terry Brooks
Sweeper - Robin Burns
Pub Patron - Alf Casha
Champagne Waiter at Casino - Andre Charisse
Actor in Canteen - John Clifford
Journalist - Anne Clune
Seated Fan with Necktie - Phil Collins
Barman - Maxwell Craig
Casino Manager - Fred Davis
Pub Patron - Billy Dean
Security Guard - Hugh Elton
Man in Crowd - Brian Epstein
Stagehand - Mal Evans
Casino Patron - Peter Evans
Reporter - Roy Everson
Makeup Lady - Sheila Fearn
Reporter - Suzanne Fleuret
Club Doorman - Norman Florence
Reporter in Theatre Lobby - Chick Fowles
Brunette Showgirl - Rosemarie Frankland
Party Guest - Caron Gardner
Actor in Canteen - Alan Gibbs
Man in Pub - Bob Godfrey
Simon Marshall - Kenneth Haigh
Dancer at Disco - Susan Hampshire
Man at Casino - Victor Harrington
Man in Police Station - George Hilsdon
Casino Croupier - Terry Hooper
Minor Role - Ric Hutton
Dancer at the Disco - Gerry Judge
Barmaid - Clare Kelly
Man on Train - Juba Kennerley
Minor Role - Lavinia Lang
Man in Back of the Stage - Richard Lester
Casino Patron - Aileen Lewis
Gambler - Al Lewis
Audience Member - Linda Lewis
Tall Dancer at the Disco - Jeremy Lloyd
Girl at Disco - Maggie London
Minor Role - Jane Lumb
Train Passenger - Fred Machon
Club dancer - Terence Maidment
Man in Studio Canteen - Jack Mandeville
Reporter - Mary Maxfield
Pub Patron - Manny Michael
Casino Patron - Richard Neller
Minor Role - Peter Newton
Leslie Jackson - Derek Nimmo
Grandfather's Girl at Casino - Margaret Nolan
Pub Patron - Jim O'Brady
Reporter - Gerald Paris
Security Guard - Chalmers Peddie
Girl at Disco - Charlotte Rampling
Stagehand - Bob Raymond
Man with Sandwich in Pub - Gordon Rollings
Girl at Disco - Edina Ronay
Security Guard - Len Saunders
Minor Role - Sally Sheridan
Girl Outside Secondhand Shop - Geraldine Sherman
Workman - Stan Simmons
Party Guest - Sadie Slade
Party Goer - Guy Standeven
Society Reporter - Marianne Stone
Stagehand - Bill Strange
Pub Patron - Fred Stroud
Policeman - John Tatham
Ringo's Pothole Girlfriend - Laura Thurlow
Journalist - Noel Trevarthen
Casino Manager - Michael Trubshawe
Minor Role - Hedger Wallace
T.V. Studio Audience Member - Shalini Waran
Minor Role - Carol White
Doorman - Neil Wilson
Pub Patron (Animated Drinker Behind Ringo) - Fred Wood
Police Constable - Jeremy Young