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The US Vs John Lennon (2006)


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2 out of 10 Biased
Cathy from Kildare, 08 Feb 2009
Interesting in places but very heavily loaded towards one aspect of a complex man's interests and personality - like all 'documentaries' about the Beatles or Lennon in the years since his death that have the Yoko Ono seal of approval, he is a 100% good guy fighting the system with no reason to suppress him...fans and detractors alike should be more aware of the full story and this film won't help (no huge fan of the US gov myself, and a fan of Lennon, but he did fund armed insurgents and that ge
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1.5 out of 10 Amateurish
Conan from Clare, 16 Feb 2009
Not very well made and factually incorrect in places. How do these people get the money? A couple of good interviews but nothing we haven't heard before.
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0.5 out of 10 Naaaaah
Seamus from Monaghan, 17 Feb 2010
If you're a Lennon fan you know all this already. If you're not you're not interested. There's not enough detail to make it an interesting documentary.
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2.5 out of 10 The US Vs John Lennon
sandra from Kildare, 29 Aug 2007
Quite interesting documentary. Would be more of a FAN film. I was too young at the time but can appreciate the story.
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2.5 out of 10 Watchable
John from Mayo, 19 Jun 2007
This documentary is ok. Its very watchable and some bits are interesting but overall I found it quite ordinary.
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What's it about....
Musician. Humanitarian. National Threat. Before Iraq, before the Bush Administration, before the Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen, and Pearl Jam... there was John Lennon, the celebrated musical artist who used his fame and fortune to protest against the Vietnam War and advocate for world peace. Filmmakers David Leaf and John Scheinfield trace Lennon's metamorphosis from loveable "mop-top" to anti-war activist to inspirational icon as they reveal the true story of how...

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