Hung Up on a Dream

In their first ever feature documentary nearly sixty years after they met as teenagers before the British Invasion music scene, THE ZOMBIES tell their story of navigating the tumultuous music industry over the decades and making one of the most influential albums of all time, Odessey and Oracle. “She’s Not There” made them the first British band after The Beatles to reach #1 in the US. After years of touring and many missteps in the 60s, sadly the band missed out on their biggest moment yet, when “Time of the Season” hit #1 and became a global success, inspiring new generations each year. The band looks back on their journey, where true friendship led them to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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photo of Robert Schwartzman



Robert Schwartzman

Executive Producer:

Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Rick Krim


Russell Wayne Groves, Robert Schwartzman


Michael Rizzi


Meryl Goodwin

Production Designer:

Zane Stein, Tim Ferro

Sound Designer:

Juan Campos


The Zombies, Benjamin Messelbeck

Principal Cast:

Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone, Chris White, Hugh Grundy

Additional Credits:

Production Supervisor: Meredith Stein, Production Coordinator: Kat Delby, Executive Assistant/Coordinator: Marissa Paiva, Post Production Supervisor: Barrett Thomas , Ranch CFO: LynDee Groves


Public Film Contact:

Kat Delby
The Ranch Productions

Publicity Contact:

Jennifer Hewell

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Secondary Access
Music Badge
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109 mins