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:
Larry Geller (as Rob Treveiler)
Jennifer Rae Westley ...
Dixie Locke
John Boyd West ...
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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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8 May 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elvis - A kezdet kezdete  »

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Did You Know?


John Boyd West plays his real-life father, Red West. See more »


When Elvis does a live performance of Heartbreak Hotel for RCA, he is seen playing a 6-string acoustic guitar. The guitar solo in the song, however, is played on an electric guitar. See more »


Vernon Presley: Elvis?
Elvis Presley: What? And why are you lookin' at me like that? Do I have a zit or something?
Vernon Presley: It's the pills, E. I'm worried about your health. I just wanna help.
Elvis Presley: [shouting] I don't need no advice from the likes of you! You work for me, that's all.
Vernon Presley: I'm your daddy!
Elvis Presley: And I'm of age, old man! I don't need a daddy any more!
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References Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) See more »


Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Written by Roy Turk, Lou Handman
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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