Live Poll: Favorite Beatles Song That Inspired a Movie Title

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The Beatles are often considered the most influential band of all time, but this influence goes beyond music.

Their music has also inspired films, and it has given their titles to several movies.

Here you can find a list of titles named after Beatles songs.

Which of the Beatles songs that titled them is your favorite?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls049461091/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/0QN5JW3d8jU/
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I'm sure there are more.


Do you think I should also add songs that inspired movie titles, even if they were not used exactly?

For example

All You Need is Love which became All You Need is Cash.
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Maybe, tweak it a bit so more answer options fall under the scope and it doesn't have to be an exact match but still obviously Beatles-inspired.Would Strawberry Fields (2012) qualify or does it have to be Strawberry Fields Forever? Likewise for The Man from Nowhere (2010) vs. Nowhere Man? Plus the question needs to be a bit clearer, I am not sure whether you are asking about my favorite song or my favorite movie .

The Beatles are considered one of the most influential bands of all time. Their influence reaches far beyond music into just about every facet of pop culture, including film..

Which of these Beatles related titled movies inspired by a Beatle's song is your favorite?

FYC
Yesterday (2019) - IMDb

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013) - IMDb
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013) - IMDb
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) - IMDb
Hey Jude (2018) - IMDb
P.S. I Love You (2007) - IMDb
Norwegian Wood - IMDb
A Day in the Life (2009) - IMDb
Helter Skelter (TV Movie 2004) - IMDb
You Know My Name (1999 TV Movie)
Dear Prudence (2010) - IMDb
Penny Lane (in development)
Strawberry Fields (2012) - IMDb
Post Grad (2009) aka  working title "Ticket to Ride"
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
The Daytrippers (1996) - IMDb

28 June 2019 (USA) debut of Yesterday (2019) makes this an appropriately timed poll suggestion. I am looking forward to seeing this movie. FYI, Your poll list needs a backlink. i love the poll suggestion by the way. It might even be worth it to type Beatles song titles List of songs recorded by the Beatles - Wikipedia into the IMDb search box, as I am sure there are more too. The issue seems to be finding well-voted titles, so 1000-5000 vote floor might be needed.

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Thanks for the feedback.


The idea is to vote for the song. I have edited the description so hopefully it is clearer now.


I have also opened the poll to include songs that are not exact matches. I'll check your suggestions later today to update the list.
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Yes, it is clearer now. I kinda thought you were asking about songs, but wasn't sure. Since, its a movie website it is probable worth being abundantly clear. Maybe, also put the song in the notes This will account for exact matches, inexact matches, and alternate song names. Plus it helps poll takers make the connection between the two and provides some consistency.

FYC: For Example,
Strawberry Fields (2012)  Beatles Song: "Strawberry Fields Forever"
The Man from Nowhere (2010) Beatles Song: "Nowhere Man"
The Daytrippers (1996) - IMDb Beatles Song: "Day Tripper"
Yesterday  (2019) Beatles Song: "Yesterday"
You Know My Name (1999 TV Movie) Beatles Song: "You Know My Name" aka Look Up the Number

FYI, you probably should list only once as the combined POV version, Them
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013)
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014) Beatles Song: "Eleanor Rigby"

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby - Wikipedia
All three films follow the same time period, but are told from the differing perspectives of Conor Ludlow (James McAvoy) and Eleanor Rigby (Jessica Chastain), a young married couple living in New York. Him looks at their relationship from Conor's angle, while Her follows Eleanor's. Them has the two separate films edited into a linear story; this is the version used for DVD and Blu-ray releases and broadcasting.
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I added some of your suggestions, but not all. While there are many films with a title that is exactly as one from a Beatles song, I pretend to make the poll only with movies whose title was directly inspired by the group music.


Besides the name similarity, I could find no evidence that A Day in the Life, The Daytrippers, You Know My Name, or P.S. I love You got their name from the Beatles songs.


In the case of Strawberry Fields, I added the song due to a Spanish film that takes part of its lyrics as a title 'living is easy with eyes closed'.
I also added Nowhere Man, but through a different title, Nowhere Boy, which is about John Lennon.

The rest of the films you suggested have been added.

And it was precisely the release of Yesterday that inspired the poll, I hope is as interesting as the trailer promises, altought early reviews seem dissapointing.

Thanks.
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A few more leads, I will let you vet them, as I have no idea whether they are Beatles connected.

Hello, Goodbye (I) (2008)
From Me to You (2010)
I Want You (I) (1998)
Eight Days a Week (I) (1997)
Love Is All You Need (2012)
Lucy in the Sky (2019)
Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)
The Night Before (II) (2015)
The Night Before (1988)
Julia (1977)
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
The Long and Winding Road (1994)
Tro, håb og kærlighed (1984) aka "Twist and Shout"
Blackbird (I) (2019)
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HELP & YELLOW SUBMARINE!
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Eight Days a Week, Lucy in the Sky, Back in the USSR and Twist and Shout added
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Sugg: Favorite The Beatles Song that gave title to a film.

The Beatles are often considered the most influential band of all time, but this influence goes beyond music.

Their music has also inspired films, and it has given their titles to several movies.

Here you can find a list of titles named after Beatles songs.

Which of the Beatles songs that titled them is your favorite?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls049461091/
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Favorite song: Sgt. Peppers'  Lonely Hearts Club Band! Favorite movie: Help!
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Pencho15,

"That" should be capitalized in the title of your list.

Please change the title of your list from:
Favorite Beatles Song that Inspired a Movie Title

To:
Favorite Beatles Song That Inspired a Movie Title

When in doubt about capitalization, use this online tool:
https://capitalizemytitle.com/
Capitalize My Title
Enter your title and select:
"Title Case" and "AP".

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Corrected.
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Thanks, it is there in #12
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Cool
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Typo:
Their songs are so important that many of them have given or inspired movie titles.
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Corrected.
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Good idea and so many good songs. My vote: Hey Jude. 
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I included A Day in the Life thanks to a developing project about Brian Epstein, and added several documentaries to fill all the spots and have as many songs as possible.
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Congrats, well done. My vote Yesterday  (2019) Beatles Song: "Yesterday".
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