Elvis (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  8 May 2005 (USA)
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A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom.

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Also Known As:

Elvis - A kezdet kezdete  »

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Did You Know?


More than 300 Elvis fans auditioned for the role of Elvis Presley, they were all turned away and Rhys Myers hired, even though he wasn't one of the 300 lining up for audition See more »


When Elvis talks to Colonel Parker about making 'West Side Story', there is posters of 'Follow That Dream' and 'Blue Hawaii' on the wall. Actually, those films wasn't even shot in that time, and 'Follow That Dream' wasn't even in pre-production. See more »


Elvis Presley: Listen to this. This is how God works.
Elvis Presley: I may be expressing myself through these beautiful symphonies of light, color, and language that manifests itself as music. But they will hail you as one of the great ones of the day, and think of you as a wonderful preacher, and teacher.
Red West: Huh?
Elvis Presley: Don't you get it? Ever since Mamma died I've been asking myself these questions. Why'd God take her away from me? Why am I not happy when he gave me all this success and fame? Why, out of all the millions, ...
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References Fun in Acapulco (1963) See more »


One Night
Written by David Bartholomew, Earl King
Performed by Elvis Presley
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10 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Riveting. Elvis is portrayed as a real human being with all the trials, tribulations, and temptations we all face. This movie shows what so many of us suspected all along: Elvis was misguided and mismanaged by the Colonel who kept Elvis from reaching his full singing and acting potential. We may never know the real genius of the King of Rock n' Roll. Sad, sad indeed! The character of Elvis comes through loud and clear. He pledged loyalty to the Colonel and maintained that loyalty at his own expense. This is the best Elvis movie since the Kurt Russell flick which was simply excellent.

Rev. James W. Clifton

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