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Finding Graceland (1998)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 28 July 1999 (France)
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An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.

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The King of Rock-n-Roll lives! On his way across New Mexico, Byron Gruman picks up a hitch-hiking impersonator who says he's Elvis Presley really. Skeptical and trying to shake the memory of his wife's death, Byron just wants to drop Elvis off at his Memphis destination. Instead, he finds himself won over by this King, much like everyone they meet including a sexy Marilyn Monroe look-alike. Featuring a scene that was shot inside the Graceland Mansion thanks to Priscilla Presley's involvement as executive producer. With Harvey Keitel, Bridget Fonda, Johnathon Schaech. Written by Anonymous

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Even a king needs a lift now and then. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for a sexual situation | See all certifications »
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The Road to Graceland  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Bridget Fonda sings "You'd be surprised" in character as Marilyn Monroe. See more »

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The story takes place in August but azaleas and dogwoods are blooming on the grounds of Graceland, revealing the actual time of filming to be in April. See more »

Quotes

Elvis: Sometimes you have to give what you have the dearest to find peace
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You'd Be Surprised
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Bridget Fonda
Produced by Ron Fair and Michael Solomon
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One of the BEST!!!!!!!!!!
7 August 2000 | by (Southeast USA) – See all my reviews

This movie will make you laugh and break your heart at the same time. Bridget and Harvey are at their absolute best. You don't have to be an Elvis fan to love this movie. If you have ever loved & lost, this show will make you want to keep living. I rented it because I think Bridget Fonda is sexy. I got more than I was looking for.I am a 38 year old man that cried with joy after seeing it. On a scale of 1 to 10 I would like to give it 100. Their are not many gems like this one!!!


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