over 6 years
Great songs, fun and silly film. Wonderfully re-watchable
Amazing journey through time and space to save a small group of natives from blue dangers.
A tuneful and boldly imaginative Beatles fantasy with the band at its finest.
over 7 years
Fans will enjoy this quite a bit. Non-fans will wonder what all of the hubbub is about.
over 7 years
rating entirely depends on variant alternatives to sobriety.
Yellow Submarine is a 1968 animated musical fantasy film based on the music of The Beatles. It is also the title for the film's soundtrack album, released as part of The Beatles' music catalogue. The film was directed by animation producer George Dunning, and produced by United Artists (UA) and King Features Syndicate. The real Beatles participated only in the closing scene of the film, with the fictional counterparts of The Beatles voiced by other actors.
The film received a widely positive reception from critics and audiences alike. It is also credited with bringing more interest in animation as a serious art form. Time commented that it "turned into a smash hit, delighting adolescents and esthetes alike".
In the beginning of the story, Pepperland is introduced by a narrator as a cheerful music-loving paradise under the sea, protected by Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. A yellow submarine rests on a somewhat Aztec-like pyramid on a hill. At the edge of the land is a range of...