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Elvis and Anabelle (2007)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  2008 (Australia)
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Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of... See full summary »

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Geneva
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Jimmy
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Herself
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TV Reporter #2 (as Jacqueline Renee)
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Padre Police Officer
Richard Dillard ...
TV Doctor
Jason Hill ...
News Reporter Williams
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Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of Elvis, an embittered young man whose sense of family duty and love for his ailing father keep him from following his dreams. When Anabelle is miraculously resurrected on Elvis' embalming table, the two unexpectedly connect and sparks fly. With the help of each other and Elvis' father, they discover love, freedom and happiness as the real world and their own demons threaten to force them apart. Written by biggoldbird

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing behavior, sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

When Annabelle rides her bike to the funeral home in the middle of the night she seems to be wearing flip-flops, and when she pulls up to the house it is actually clear that she has on flip-flops. But as she enters the house and walks around in the dark, it is very clear that she now is wearing fuzzy house slippers. After she is discovered by Elvis and gets ready to leave, as she walks out onto the porch, once again she is wearing the flip-flops. See more »

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Anabelle: I've never lived. I mean really, lived. I've never enjoyed one moment in my whole stupid life.
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Bela Lugosis Dead
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cover of Bauhaus/ Peter Murphy
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incredible movie: go and see it!!!
10 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Loved the actors, the story, the setting, the music: all of it. I am European and really appreciated that kind of tone in the movie. I thought about it for a few days afterward. Joe Mantegna is fantastic in his role as Charlie. Max Minghella and Blake Lively are phenomenal as Elvis and Anabelle: the chemistry between them is great. Mary Steenburghen is amazing in anything she does. Keith Corradine is wonderful as well. I love the message of hope that gives to teens. It is refreshing after seeing all these horror/slasher movies out in theaters. I would definitely recommend this movie and in fact I am already doing so: when is it going to come out?


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