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  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
  • PG
    104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
PG
104 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

In 1964, six teenagers from New Jersey run off to see The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show 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.
Director
Writers
Robert Zemeckis (written by) | Bob Gale (written by)
Producers
Tamara Asseyev (produced by) | Alexandra Rose (produced by) (as Alex Rose)
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Director
Sally Dennison (casting)
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Release date
Apr 21, 1978 (United States)

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Cast

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64 cast members
Name Known for
Nancy Allen
Pam Mitchell Pam Mitchell   See fewer
Bobby Di Cicco
Tony Smerko Tony Smerko   See fewer
Marc McClure
Larry Dubois Larry Dubois   See fewer
Susan Kendall Newman
Janis Goldman Janis Goldman   See fewer
Theresa Saldana
Grace Corrigan Grace Corrigan   See fewer
Wendie Jo Sperber
Rosie Petrofsky Rosie Petrofsky   See fewer
Eddie Deezen
Richard 'Ringo' Klaus Richard 'Ringo' Klaus   See fewer
Christian Juttner
Peter Plimpton Peter Plimpton   See fewer
Will Jordan
Ed Sullivan Ed Sullivan   See fewer
Read Morgan
Peter's Father Peter's Father   See fewer
Dick Miller
Sgt. Bresner Sgt. Bresner   See fewer
Vito Carenzo
CBS Security Guard CBS Security Guard   See fewer
Luke Andreas
Police Officer in Alley Police Officer in Alley   See fewer
Roberta Lee Carroll
Cafeteria Girl #1 Cafeteria Girl #1   See fewer
Sherry Lynn
Cafeteria Girl #2 Cafeteria Girl #2   See fewer
Irene Arranga
Flatbush Club: Sheet Girl Flatbush Club: Sheet Girl   See fewer
Carole H. Field
Club Leader Club Leader   See fewer
Nancy Osborne
Amazon Amazon   See fewer
Newt Arnold
Barber (as Newton Arnold) Barber (as Newton Arnold)   See fewer
Wil Albert
Mr. Goldman Mr. Goldman   See fewer
Troy Melton
Hotel Guard-Lobby Hotel Guard-Lobby   See fewer
Nick Pellegrino
Lou The Guard Lou The Guard   See fewer
Martin Fiscoe
Elevator Operator Elevator Operator   See fewer
Marilyn Stader
Woman in Elevator (as Marilyn Moe) Woman in Elevator (as Marilyn Moe)   See fewer
Michael Ross Verona
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
Marilyn Fox
Hysterical Interviewee Hysterical Interviewee   See fewer
Kristine DeBell
Cindy The Hooker Cindy The Hooker   See fewer
Gene LeBell
Theatre Cop: Reese Theatre Cop: Reese   See fewer
Victor Brandt
Theatre Cop: Foley Theatre Cop: Foley   See fewer
Roger Pancake
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
Kimberly Spengel
Sheet Girl Sheet Girl   See fewer
Bob Maroff
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Ivy Bethune
Foreign Woman Foreign Woman   See fewer
Craig Spengel
Beatle Protester #1 Beatle Protester #1   See fewer
Frankie Verroca
Beatle Protester #2 (as Frank Verroca) Beatle Protester #2 (as Frank Verroca)   See fewer
Derek Barton
Smerko's Driver Smerko's Driver   See fewer
Ed Call
Reporter (as Edward Call) Reporter (as Edward Call)   See fewer
John Malloy
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Larry Pines
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Dave Adams
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Poppy Lagos
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Robyn Petty
Autograph Girl #1 Autograph Girl #1   See fewer
Paula Watson
Autograph Girl #2 Autograph Girl #2   See fewer
The Romanos Dog Act
Dog Act (as The Romanos) Dog Act (as The Romanos)   See fewer
The Beatles
Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited) Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Brian Epstein
Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
George Harrison
Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Leslie Hoffman
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Cary Huff
Nightclub Partier (uncredited) Nightclub Partier (uncredited)   See fewer
John Lennon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
William Malone
George Harrison (uncredited) George Harrison (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul McCartney
Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Nickerson
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Leoda Richards
Old Woman Getting Into Cab (uncredited) Old Woman Getting Into Cab (uncredited)   See fewer
George Sawaya
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Rick Sawaya
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Ringo Starr
Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (in New York) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Marty Thomas
New York Door Man (uncredited) New York Door Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Waters
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeffrey Weissman
Ringo Fan (uncredited) Ringo Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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