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Fun in Acapulco (1963)

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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Comedy | Music

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

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Vacation in Acapulco  »

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

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Trivia

Fun in Acapulco was Elvis` second film to be directed by Richard Thorpe. The first was Jailhouse Rock in 1957. See more »

Goofs

Immediately after Mike's high dive his hair is wet in the water, but moments later after climbing up to the landing his hair is perfectly combed. 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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Connections

Featured in Kohtauspaikka 33 (1981) See more »

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Marguerita
Written by Don Robertson
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Elvis having fun elsewhere?
19 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

First of all, remember. It is only a movie, and only an Elvis movie. Forget that all the Elvis scenes are rear projection. And never mind that The King's hair is perfectly combed during the cliff diving scenes. It's just that kinda movie. Elvis is South Of The Border with Ursala Andress, who just made a movie with Bond. James Bond. Dr. No specifically. Elvis had an accident with his family trapeze act and has to get over fear of heights. He's Elvis, so of course you know things will go well for him. And there is a laydee bull fighter, and some songs kinda have this King Of Rock Meets Ricky Ricardo thingie happening, and Alejandro Ray is in it. I likes me some Alejandro Ray, so that's a good time for me.

Not Classic Elvis movie, to the extent that's possible, but good fun


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