Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

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Vernon Presley
Robert Gray ...
Red West
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Colonel Tom Parker
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Bonnie
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D J Fontana
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Scotty Moore
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Sam Phillips
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Jim Denny
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Sonny West
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Bill Black
Randy Gray ...
Elvis as a boy
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Ed Sullivan
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Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

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The King Lives On!

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Biography | Drama | Music

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11 February 1979 (USA)  »

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Elvis the Movie  »

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$2,100,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In an interview director John Carpenter said that they had to glue Kurt Russell's ears back because they stuck too far out making him look less like Elvis. See more »

Goofs

Elvis is shown at Fort Hood, TX, wearing insignia of the 3rd Armored Division and 32nd Armored Regiment. He did not wear these insignia until he arrived in Germany, where these units were stationed. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Top Secret! (1984) See more »

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Kurt Russell did well
11 August 1999 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Kurt Russell played Elvis very well, he didn't over do the voice like those bad vegas impersonators either! This movie had so much depth to it that it doesn't matter if your an Elvis Presley fan or not. Although chances are after seeing it, you will be.


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