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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. While riding his cycle to the next gig, an irate dad runs him off the road when he flirts with his daughter. He's forced to hook up with a traveling carnival until his bike can be fixed. The carnival is run by a tough old broad, a broken-down drunk and his nubile daughter. Along the way, Charlie (who's got a chip on his shoulder about being an orphan) somehow learns about family values from this vaguely dysfunctional one. A scheming rival carny shows up, based on the legend of Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's real-life manager. Written by alfiehitchie

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Elvis Presley as a Roving, Restless, Reckless, ROUSTABOUT


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
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11 November 1964 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Was 28th best grossing film in the USA of 1964. See more »

Goofs

Several new vehicles in the film, including police cars, display California dealer license plates. See more »

Quotes

Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: You will bring great financial reward to your native land.
Charlie Rogers: Sure, but right now I'm a roustabout and the boss told me to come in here and give you a hand.
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Referenced in Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014) See more »

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It's a Wonderful World
Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Not just for fanatics
10 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie is light and easy going and contains enough songs to please Elvis' fans, though others may enjoy it too. The story isn't much and the acting is less, but it really doesn't matter. Elvis had charm and charisma to spare and its on fine display here. But its his movie all the way and I suppose it got critcism in its time, though who knows why. If I wasn't four when it came out, I'd have gone to see it.


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