7.4/10
289
6 user 1 critic

Mr Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO (2012)

As the creative force behind Electric Light Orchestra and a singularly accomplished singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer, Jeff Lynne is one of rock's most iconic--yet mysterious--figures.

Director:

Martyn Atkins

Writer:

Martyn Atkins
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

R.E.M. by MTV (2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On April 5, 1980 four college pals-Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe-took the stage together for the first time to play at a friend's birthday party. The band they ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Young
Stars: Bill Berry, Jay Boberg, Peter Buck
Documentary | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Heaven Adores You is an intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith. By threading the music of Elliott Smith through the dense, yet often isolating landscapes of ... See full summary »

Director: Nickolas Dylan Rossi
Stars: Madonna, Gus Van Sant, Conan O'Brien
WWII from Space (TV Movie 2012)
Documentary | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The events of World War II from 1941 onward are depicted from the perspective of space.

Director: Simon George
Stars: Corey Johnson, Kevin Farrell, Geoffrey Wawro
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Takes us into the studio with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for the recording of their fourth album.

Director: Thom Zimny
Stars: Mike Appel, Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons
Cousin Jules (1972)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An ode to rural France and the simple joys of life, Dominique Benicheti's glorious masterpiece COUSIN JULES captures the daily routine and rituals of Jules, a blacksmith, living with his ... See full summary »

Director: Dominique Benicheti
Sunset Strip (2012)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A documentary on the famous Los Angeles street.

Director: Hans Fjellestad
Stars: Cisco Adler, Lou Adler, Ahmed Ahmed
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two journalists and two veterans examine war.

Director: Sebastian Junger
Stars: Brendan O'Byrne
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Actor Malcolm McDowell talks about his life and career. With interviews featuring his friends, family, directors and co-stars.

Director: Jan Harlan
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Christiane Kubrick, Lilly McDowell
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A documentary that reveals how the unlikely partnership between aspiring filmmakers Christopher Stamp and Kit Lambert produced one of the greatest rock bands in history: The Who.

Director: James D. Cooper
Stars: Kit Lambert, Christopher Stamp, Roger Daltrey
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.

Director: Colin Hanks
Stars: Russ Solomon, Chuck D, Chris Cornell
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Originally filmed in December 1968, "The Rock and Roll Circus" was originally intended to be released as a television special. The special was filmed over two nights and featured not only ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Stars: Ian Anderson, Glenn Cornick, Clive Bunker
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Documentary covering the highs and lows of 2000AD's history, from its inception after the demise of Action to the present day.

Director: Paul Goodwin
Stars: Dan Abnett, Geoff Barrow, Emma Beeby
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeff Lynne ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dhani Harrison ... Himself
Olivia Harrison ... Herself
Eric Idle ... Himself
Steve Jay Steve Jay ... Himself
John Lennon ... Himself (archive sound)
Paul McCartney ... Himself
Barbara Orbison Barbara Orbison ... Herself
Roy Orbison ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Petty ... Himself
Del Shannon ... Himself (archive footage)
Ringo Starr ... Himself
Richard Tandy Richard Tandy ... Himself
Edit

Storyline

As the creative force behind Electric Light Orchestra and a singularly accomplished singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer, Jeff Lynne is one of rock's most iconic--yet mysterious--figures.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

Unrated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2012 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fantastic and Well done.
6 December 2012 | by Chrisweil265See all my reviews

The documentary is obviously of Jeff Lynne. It features stories from people he's previously worked with, and is an all around enjoyable film. Whether you're familiar with Jeff's music or not, the documentary is fun to watch. Jeff Lynne seems to have always gone under the radar in terms of the musical industry, because he really isn't trying to achieve fame or fortune. What he's doing is really what makes him happy. It's a shame there aren't more videos like this, and from what I hear, it is coming to DVD, and hopefully Blu-ray in very early 2013. Jeff Lynne really should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and this documentary just proves it. With all of the accomplishments Jeff Lynne has made, it's a wonder he isn't in there already.


14 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed