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Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a ... See full summary »

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Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival lifeguard, who is the champion diver of Mexico. He is angry at Mike for taking some of his hours, and stealing his woman. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Come With Elvis to Fabulous Acapulco!

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Comedy | Music

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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27 November 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vacation in Acapulco  »

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$1,500,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The cliff dives take place at La Quebrada in Acapulco. See more »

Goofs

After Mike's fight with the rival lifeguard, the rival lifeguard holds his shoulder and appears to be in great pain and collapses. But after Mike's dive, the rival lifeguard appears with his hand bandaged, claiming Mike has a hard jaw (meaning he broke his hand on Mike's jaw). His shoulder appears to be fine. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mike Windgren: Hold it down. Everyone's asleep. Siesta.
Armando: It's too early for siesta.
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Featured in Elvis in the Movies (1990) See more »

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El Toro
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He's not the King for nothing
10 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

If you are an Elvis fanatic, you have to see all the movies he made, even of the majority of them are not even decent. The fact that he is in them makes them more than they would normally be. This entry is not that bad - I mean it. You have Ursula Andress, always a plus, and all those location shots. Plus the number "Bossa Nova Baby" is great. Like this movie? Of course I do

  • the man is known as the King for a reason, and proper respect must be


paid to the man.


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