"Tommy" quotes

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A psychosomatically blind, deaf, and mute boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the figurehead of a cult.

Director: Ken Russell
Writer: The Who, Ken Russell, Pete Townshend
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, musical
Year: 1975
MetaScore: 66/100
ImdbRating: 6.6
BoxOffice: $34,251,525
Released: 26 Mar 1975
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 2 wins & 5 nominations total

45 Clips

A Tommy Camp in every city Millions flocking in like sheep - Tommy 00:15
A Tommy Camp in every city Millions flocking in like sheep
Gotta feeling '51 is gonna be a good year - Tommy 00:35
Gotta feeling '51 is gonna be a good year
These pricy gips don't teach us Your freedom doesn't reach us - Tommy 00:30
These pricy gips don't teach us Your freedom doesn't reach...
Outside the house Mr Simpson announced That Sally couldn't go to the meeting - Tommy 00:12
Outside the house Mr Simpson announced That Sally couldn't...
Tommy can you see me Can I help to cheer you - Tommy 00:13
Tommy can you see me Can I help to cheer you
Do you think it's alright Leaving Tommy by the mirror - Tommy 00:15
Do you think it's alright Leaving Tommy by the mirror
I think it's alright Yes I think it's alright - Tommy 00:08
I think it's alright Yes I think it's alright
But what's it all worth - Tommy 00:29
But what's it all worth
It rains champagne A son was born again - Tommy 00:30
It rains champagne A son was born again
Do you think it's alright To leave the boy with Uncle Ernie - Tommy 00:25
Do you think it's alright To leave the boy with Uncle Ernie
I'm your wicked Uncle Ernie I'm glad you won't see or hear me - Tommy 00:33
I'm your wicked Uncle Ernie I'm glad you won't see or hear...
And Tommy doesn't know what day it is - Tommy 00:19
And Tommy doesn't know what day it is
What about the boy What about the boy - Tommy 00:18
What about the boy What about the boy
I'm free I'm free - Tommy 00:34
I'm free I'm free
I often wonder what it is he's feeling Has he ever heard a word I've said - Tommy 00:32
I often wonder what it is he's feeling Has he ever heard a...
There is no chance no untried operation All hope lies with him and none with me - Tommy 00:16
There is no chance no untried operation All hope lies with...
We're on our own cousin All alone cousin - Tommy 00:28
We're on our own cousin All alone cousin
She knew from the start Deep down in her heart - Tommy 00:19
She knew from the start Deep down in her heart
From you I get opinions From you I get the story - Tommy 00:23
From you I get opinions From you I get the story
See me feel me touch me heal me - Tommy 00:09
See me feel me touch me heal me
Gather your wits and hold on fast Your mind must learn to roam - Tommy 00:14
Gather your wits and hold on fast Your mind must learn to...
Do you think it's alright To leave the boy with Cousin Kevin - Tommy 00:27
Do you think it's alright To leave the boy with Cousin Kevin
If your child ain't all he should be now This girl will put him right - Tommy 00:31
If your child ain't all he should be now This girl will put...
Ever since I was a young boy I've played the silver ball - Tommy 00:17
Ever since I was a young boy I've played the silver ball
Got a feeling '51 is gonna be a good year - Tommy 00:44
Got a feeling '51 is gonna be a good year
These pricey deals don't teach us - Tommy 00:54
These pricey deals don't teach us
Outside the house Mr - Tommy 00:37
Outside the house Mr
Can I help to cheer you - Tommy 00:22
Can I help to cheer you
Can you hear me - Tommy 00:22
Can you hear me
Been staring half the night - Tommy 00:22
Been staring half the night
I think it's alright - Tommy 00:13
I think it's alright
Today it rained Champagne - Tommy 00:58
Today it rained Champagne
What about the boy - Tommy 00:33
What about the boy
And Tommy doesn't know what day it is - Tommy 00:38
And Tommy doesn't know what day it is
No untried operation - Tommy 00:43
No untried operation
I'm glad you won't see or hear me - Tommy 00:49
I'm glad you won't see or hear me
We're on our own - Tommy 04:10
We're on our own
She knew from the start deep down in her heart - Tommy 00:40
She knew from the start deep down in her heart
Listening to you I get the music - Tommy 00:55
Listening to you I get the music
He seems to be completely unreceptive - Tommy 02:13
He seems to be completely unreceptive
Gather your wits and hold on fast - Tommy 00:19
Gather your wits and hold on fast
Do you think it's alright - Tommy 00:36
Do you think it's alright
Pay me before I start - Tommy 00:27
Pay me before I start
If your child ain't all he should be now - Tommy 00:48
If your child ain't all he should be now
Ever since I was a young boy - Tommy 00:58
Ever since I was a young boy

Cast

Frank - Oliver Reed
The Pinball Wizard - Elton John
The Preacher - Eric Clapton
Uncle Ernie - Keith Moon
Cousin Kevin - Paul Nicholas
The Specialist - Jack Nicholson
Captain Walker - Robert Powell
The Acid Queen - Tina Turner
The Priest - Arthur Brown
Sally Simpson - Victoria Russell
Reverend Simpson - Ben Aris
Mrs. Simpson - Mary Holland
Rock Musician - Gary Rich
President Black Angels - Dick Allan
Young Tommy - Barry Winch
Bovver Boy - Eddie Stacey
Vocal Chorus - Liza Strike
Vocal Chorus - Gillian McIntosh
Vocal Chorus - Simon Townshend
Vocal Chorus - Vicki Brown
Vocal Chorus - Mylon LeFevre
Vocal Chorus - Kit Trevor
Vocal Chorus - Billy Nicholls
Vocal Chorus - Helen Shappel
Vocal Chorus - Jeff Roden
Vocal Chorus - Paul Gurvitz
Vocal Chorus - Margo Newman
Vocal Chorus - Alison Dowling
Nurse #1 - Jennifer Baker
Nurse #2 - Susan Baker
Man with Knife - Peter Brace
Nurse at the Specialist's Practice - Imogen Claire
Lady in Black Beauty Chocolate Commercial - Christine Hewett
Handmaiden to the Acid Queen - Gillian King
Handmaiden to the Acid Queen - Juliet King
Tommy accolyte - Steven Longhurst
Man in Strip Club Collecting a Program - James Payne
Cripple - Ken Russell
Girl at Christmas Party - Lisa Vanderpump