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Stay Away, Joe (1968)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Western  |  8 March 1968 (USA)
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.



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Joe Lightcloud
Charlie Lightcloud
Glenda Callahan
Annie Lightcloud
Hy Slager
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Douglas Henderson ...
Congressman Morrissey
Angus Duncan ...
Lorne Hawkins
Mike Lane ...
Frank Hawk (as Michael Lane)
Susan Trustman ...
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Warren Vanders ...
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible.

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Rated PG for mild sensuality, language and comic violence | See all certifications »





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8 March 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Born Rich  »

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2.35 : 1
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65th highest grossing film in the US of 1968. See more »


Joe Lightcloud: She can chew on my mocassin anytime.
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Edited into Elvis on Tour (1972) See more »


All I Needed Was the Rain
Written by Fred Wise & Ben Weisman
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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A big improvement
20 August 2001 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

After such smellaroos like "Clambake", "Kissin' Cousins" and "Paradise Hawaiian Style" this movie is a breath of fresh air. At this juncture of his movie career, his films didn't engender much confidence. With the exception of "Speeedway" which was actually filmed before this one, his films were at least decent again. Elvis plays a half breed named Joe Lightclould who is always getting himself in trouble. Strong supporting cast, with the late Burgess Merideth who was one of many. And the music was a big improvement over what he had been doing lately. Perhaps being married gave him back his drive, perhaps being a father gave him back his drive. And perhaps he just got fed up with the crap the he had been given and demanded better rolls. I give this movie three and a half stars.

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