Elvis Presley's Worst 30 movies

The worst thirty movies Elvis made in order or badness.
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1.
Tickle Me (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls... (90 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Appalling! ” - theresa-aiden
 
2.
Stay Away, Joe (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
“ Rubbish! ” - theresa-aiden
 
3.
Harum Scarum (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with. (95 mins.)
Director: Gene Nelson
“ Embarrassing! ” - theresa-aiden
 
4.
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
“ The Girls were not the trouble with this film. ” - theresa-aiden
 
5.
Spinout (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race. (90 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ A ten minute short spunout to 93 minutes. ” - theresa-aiden
 
6.
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money... (105 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Trust me. It didn't! ” - theresa-aiden
 
7.
Follow That Dream (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off... (109 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
“ Follow that usher out before the commercials end! ” - theresa-aiden
 
8.
Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A frogman working for the U.S. Navy dives for buried treasure. (95 mins.)
Director: John Rich
“ ! ” - theresa-aiden
 
9.
Speedway (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively. (94 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Nancy Sinatra was in this film? ” - theresa-aiden
 
10.
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out. (90 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Act a little. ” - theresa-aiden
 
11.
Frankie and Johnny (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused. (87 mins.)
“ Ten of Elvis' films were worse than this? ” - theresa-aiden
 
12.
Kid Galahad (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When he completes his military service Walter Gulick returns to his birthplace, Cream Valley, New York... (95 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
“ Charles Bronson can't save this one. ” - theresa-aiden
 
13.
Change of Habit (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on. (93 mins.)
Director: William Graham
“ At least this marks a milestone in film history. It was Elvis' last! ” - theresa-aiden
 
14.
Wild in the Country (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career. (114 mins.)
Director: Philip Dunne
“ Too many songs. Too many reels. ” - theresa-aiden
 
15.
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
“ Sratch My Back (Then I'll Scratch yours), Queenie Wahine's Papaya and Bill Bailey Won't you Please Come Home as song titles say enough. ” - theresa-aiden
 
16.
Kissin' Cousins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. (96 mins.)
Director: Gene Nelson
“ Two Elvis' still cannot make this film worth seeing. ” - theresa-aiden
 
17.
Fun in Acapulco (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work... (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Ursula Andress almost saves this film! ” - theresa-aiden
 
18.
Girl Happy (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (96 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
“ Movie goer unhappy! ” - theresa-aiden
 
19.
Clambake (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money. (99 mins.)
Director: Arthur H. Nadel
“ An appearance by the Incredible Hulk would help this film! ” - theresa-aiden
 
20.
Charro! (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals. (98 mins.)
“ A beard cannot camouflage this turkey. ” - theresa-aiden
 
21.
Roustabout (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Charlie Rogers is a leather-jacketed biker who's fired from a singing engagement after getting into a fight with a group of college toughs... (101 mins.)
Director: John Rich
“ At least the songs can fit the scenes, most of the time. ” - theresa-aiden
 
22.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel. (106 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ A 'B' movie at last!!!!!! ” - theresa-aiden
 
23.
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin. (85 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ The title song is not bad, and the story shows some attempt at a narrative. ” - theresa-aiden
 
24.
Love Me Tender (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train but the war ends leaving these men with their Union loot, until the Feds come looking for it. (89 mins.)
Director: Robert D. Webb
“ Not bad for a first screne performance. ” - theresa-aiden
 
25.
Flaming Star (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
West Texas in the years after the Civil War is an uneasy meeting ground of two cultures, one white. The other native American... (101 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ Would have been better with Marlon Brando or Paul Newman. ” - theresa-aiden
 
26.
Blue Hawaii (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies... (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ A pretty good musical, probably ten years out of of date. ” - theresa-aiden
 
27.
G.I. Blues (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Tulsa is a specialist in the US Army stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army... (104 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Quite enjoyable, if you like musical travelogues. ” - theresa-aiden
 
28.
Loving You (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Deke Rivers is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician... (101 mins.)
Director: Hal Kanter
“ Not a bad attempt at Elvis playing himself. ” - theresa-aiden
 
29.
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
“ Not often you can see a good dram with songs , but this is good. ” - theresa-aiden
 
30.
King Creole (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father... (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ A good film, that happens to have Elvis singing. There are plenty of film that get good actors to pretend to be good at something that they are not good at and cannot pretend to be good at. For once they picked a good actor to pretend to be good at something he was good at and it shows. With a good supporting cast. Note; I forgot to include Double Trouble in this list, and I think that about sums up the film! ” - theresa-aiden