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Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special 1973)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley taped at the Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This was the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite.

Director: Marty Pasetta
Stars: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Jerry Scheff
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

Director: Denis Sanders
Stars: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Glen D. Hardin
Elvis on Tour (1972)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.

Directors: Robert Abel, Pierre Adidge
Stars: Elvis Presley, Bill Baize, Estell Brown
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.

Director: Philip Dunne
Stars: Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld
Charro! (1969)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Jess Wade is falsely accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren
Stars: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French
Roustabout (1964)
Drama | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After a singer loses his job at a coffee shop, he finds employment at a struggling carnival, but his attempted romance with a teenager leads to friction with her father.

Director: John Rich
Stars: Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman
G.I. Blues (1960)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tulsa, a soldier with dreams of running his own nightclub, places a bet with his friend Dynamite that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer...but when Dynamite is transferred, Tulsa must replace him in the bet.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers
This Is Elvis (1981)
Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. Subjects include early performances, army service, Ed Sullivan Show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death.

Directors: Malcolm Leo, Andrew Solt
Stars: Elvis Presley, David Scott, Paul Boensch III
King Creole (1958)
Crime | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau
Girl Happy (1965)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on.

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair
Speedway (1968)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra, Bill Bixby
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Elvis Presley has now been out for making movies for many years, now he makes a comeback in 1968.

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Trivia

The bordello segment that was deleted from the show's main production number before it aired was restored, with other footage, in 1977 for home video and as part of the " Memories of Elvis " special on NBC. Back in 1968, these scenes had made it past the censors, but the broadcast's primary and presenting sponsor, the Singer company, asked that the segment be cut, deeming it too risqué. See more »

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Elvis Presley: [joking while reading a script] It says here "Elvis, we're to film you from the waist up. You are not to touch hands with body... uh, I mean body with hands."
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Referenced in CHIKARA: Afternoon Delight (2015) See more »

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Love Me Tender
Written by Vera Matson / Elvis Presley
Sung and Performed by Elvis Presley
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The greatest performer performs
24 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Nobody can doubt that Elvis Presley defined what performing was and here in colour we see the king return to his roots for the very last time in his life after 8 years of Hollywood. Presley lived for another 9 years but when he got into Las Vegas just after this, it was all over. Presley's Vegas period is not to be dismissed in a flash because his cabaret type concerts were so enjoyable. Vegas entertained greatly but here in 1968 immitating his 50's period Elvis contributed to music and society. This show was the main inspiration for MTV Unplugged and it pictures a raw rocking king oozing R&B, gospel and R&R. If anybody sees this and can not be amazed by this man they are missing soemthing. He defined pop culture and music because of his natural ability to get across the meaning and feeling of the songs. (Hardly anyone can do that like him). Here we see Elvis very up to date with the times with almost hard rock, looking and sounding so great. There is an amusing sketch where he jokes about his entire movie career but the scenes where he is sitting with his original band and jamming away can never be beaten. Nobody can come close to Elvis Presley and his 68 comeback special! Its phenomonel!


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