Elvis at the Movies

The Movies - 1 to 10

The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Love Me Tender
(1956 - 89 min.) ****

Plot: Elvis's older brother, who was thought to have been killed, returns home from the Civil War to find that Elvis has married his sweetheart, thus setting up a rivalry between the brothers.

  • Debra Paget
  • Richard Egan
  • Richard Middleton
  • William Campbell
  • Neville Brand
  • Mildred Dunnock
  • Director: Robert Webb
  • Musical Highlights: Love Me Tender


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Loving You
(1957 - 101 min.) *****

Plot: Elvis is recruited by a promoter intent on making him the newest singing sensation, but he has a hard time dealing with his rising popularity.

  • Lizabeth Scott
  • Dolores Hart
  • Wendell Corey
  • James Gleason
  • Director: Hal Kanter
  • Musical Highlights: Loving You, Teddy Bear


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Jailhouse Rock
(1957 - 96 min.) *****

Plot: Elvis is an ex-con trying to make it in the music business under the tutilage of a young woman who has connections in the industry.

  • Judy Tyler
  • Vaughn Taylor
  • Dean Jones
  • Mickey Shaughnessy
  • Director: Richard Thorpe
  • Musical Highlights: Jailhouse Rock, Don't Leave Me Now


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

King Creole
(1958 - 116 min.) *****

Plot: Elvis is a troubled youth who becomes a club singer but finds himself involved with a sleazy mob gangster and his woman.

  • Carolyn Jones
  • Dolores Hart
  • Dean Jagger
  • Lilliane Montevecchi
  • Walter Matthau
  • Vic Morrow
  • Paul Stewart
  • Director: Michael Curtiz
  • Musical Highlights: Hard Headed Woman, Trouble, King Creole


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

G.I. Blues
(1960 - 104 min.) *****

Plot: Elvis is a G.I. station in Germany who accepts a bet from his friends to try to win over a German dancer, but ends up falling in love with her.

  • Juliet Prowse
  • Robert Ivers
  • Leticia Roman
  • Ludwig Stossel
  • Director: Norman Taurog
  • Musical Highlights: Blue Suede Shoes, Wooden Heart, Shoppin' Around, G.I. Blues


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Flaming Star
(1960 - 91 min.) ****

Plot: Elvis is a half-breed Kiowa Indian who is torn between his two cultures when the Kiowa begin to attack homesteaders on their land.

  • Barbara Eden
  • Dolores Del Rio
  • John McIntire
  • Director: Don Siegel
  • Musical Highlights: Flaming Star


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Wild in the Country
(1961 - 114 min.) ****

Plot: Elvis is a troubled young man with literary aspirations who gets a second chance from a case worker who believes in him.

  • Hope Lang
  • Tuesday Weld
  • Millie Perkins
  • John Ireland
  • Gary Lockwood
  • Director: Philip Dunne
  • Musical Highlights: Wild in the Country, Lonely Man


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Blue Hawaii
(1961 - 101 min.) *****

Plot: Elvis is a former G.I., back home from the service, who tries to get into the Hawaiian tour business instead of following his parents' wishes for him to join the family pineapple business.

  • Joan Blackman
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Roland Winters
  • Iris Adrian
  • Director: Norman Taurog
  • Musical Highlights: Blue Hawaii, I Can't Help Falling in Love, Rock-a-Hula, Beach Boy Blues, Hawaiian Wedding Song


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Follow That Dream
(1962 - 110 min.) ***

Plot: Elvis is a member of a hillbilly family that makes a homestead claim on a piece of beachfront land in Florida that belongs to the state government.

  • Anne Helm
  • Joanna Moore
  • Arthus O'Connell
  • Jack Kruschen
  • Simon Oakley
  • Director: Gordon Douglas
  • Musical Highlights: Follow that Dream, Angel


The Elvis Films
The Elvis Films

Kid Galahad
(1962 - 95 min.) ***

Plot: Elvis is a G.I. just out of the Army who finds himself at a camp for boxers and training for a big fight that's being manipulated by the mob.

  • Lola Albright
  • Joan Blackman
  • Gig Young
  • Charles Bronson
  • Ned Glass
  • Director: Phil Karlson
  • Musical Highlights: King of the Whole Wide World, I Got Lucky

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