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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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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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Elvis Presley didn't film in Acapulco and a stunt double was used. See more »

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Elvis dives into the inlet and swims across to the diving side. He got out of the water and his hair is combed. He climbs to the top and makes his spectacular dive. He climbs out of the water again and his hair is still 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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Edited into Elvis: #1 Hit Performances (2007) See more »

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El Toro
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Latin rhythms and temperamental romance south of the border.
23 October 1999 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Richard Thorpe directed a previous Elvis movie, "Jailhouse Rock". Elvis plays Mike Windgren, who is running away from a family trapeze act accident. He is hired as a life guard and singer. Elsa Cardenas, a lady bullfighter, wants Mike's attention. The beautiful Ursula Andress plays hard to get. Mike gets over his fear of heights by diving off one of the local landmark cliffs. The eleven song soundtrack of Latin-beat ditties includes "You Can't Say No In Acapulco" and the million plus selling "Bossa Nova Baby". Better than average travelog.


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