2004 – The Rutles 2: Can’t Buy Me Lunch

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020
Directed by: Eric Idle
Written by: Eric Idle
Narrated by: Eric Idle
Production year: 2004
Original release: 2005
Running time: 1 hour, 24 minutes
Other cast: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Ricky Fataar
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Inspired by the mythology surrounding The Beatles, this sequel takes place more than 20 years after the original Beatles parody film, “The Rutles,” revisiting the fake pop band’s glory days through contemporary interviews with celebrities including David Bowie, Steve Martin and Robin Williams. This mock documentary features outtakes from the original 1978 film as well as new footage of band members Dirk McQuickly (Eric Idle), Ron Nasty (Neil Innes) and Stig O’Hara (Ricky Fataar).