I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)69K
I Wanna Hold Your Hand: Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With Nancy Allen, Bobby Di Cicco, Marc McClure, Susan Kendall Newman. In 1964, six teenagers from New Jersey run off to see The Beatles perform on Toast of the Town (1948) in the hope of meeting their idols. However, they don’t have tickets. Along the way, they learn new things about friendship and growing up.
“I remember seeing this film at three-thirty in the morning when I couldnu0026#39;t sleep and I was in the sixth grade. It was really funny and kept me awake until about five fifteen in the morning…and I had school to go to! Needless to say I never went back to sleep, and at school all I could talk about was this film. The film, directed by Robert Zemekis and produced by Steven Spielberg, is about the pandemonium that ensued when the Beatles came to America to play for Ed Sullivan. Naturally, this film being about teenagers, it appealed to a younger crowd, but an older one at this day and age, as it was the older crowd who were alive and witnessed this chaos. Nancy Allen and Theresa Saldana are great(what ever happened to her?) Wendie Jo Sperber as usual does a fine comedic performance, while Mark McClure and Eddie Deezen have funny little side roles. Written by Bob Gale and Zemeckis, this one is sure to be a laugh riot, almost as laugh out loud as 1941, but with more real life issues and realistic tones. A Funny Film!”