5.2/10
1,103
14 user 2 critic

Double Trouble (1967)

When singer Guy Lambert goes on tour in Europe, he is pursued by two beautiful women, bumbling jewel thieves, and a mysterious killer.

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Jo Heims (screenplay), Marc Brandel (story)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Adventure | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Navy frogman, Ted Jackson (Elvis Presley), balances his time between twin careers as a deep sea diver and nightclub singer. During a dive, Ted spots sunken treasure and returns with hope to retrieve it.

Director: John Rich
Stars: Elvis Presley, Dodie Marshall, Pat Priest
Certificate: M Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter
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
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky red head, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused.

Director: Frederick De Cordova
Stars: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.

Director: Peter Tewksbury
Stars: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe
Spinout (1966)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain
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
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.

Director: Michael D. Moore
Stars: Elvis Presley, Suzanna Leigh, James Shigeta
Clambake (1967)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.

Director: Arthur H. Nadel
Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins
Harum Scarum (1965)
Comedy | Crime | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with.

Director: Gene Nelson
Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Ann Mobley, Fran Jeffries
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
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elvis Presley ... Guy Lambert
Annette Day Annette Day ... Jill Conway
John Williams ... Gerald Waverly
Yvonne Romain ... Claire Dunham
The Wiere Brothers The Wiere Brothers ... Three Bumbling Detectives
Chips Rafferty ... Archie Brown
Norman Rossington ... Arthur Babcock
Monte Landis Monte Landis ... Georgie (as Monty Landis)
Michael Murphy ... Morley
Leon Askin ... Inspector de Groote
John Alderson John Alderson ... Iceman
Stanley Adams ... Captain Roach
Maurice Marsac ... Frenchman
Walter Burke ... Mate
Helene Winston Helene Winston ... Gerda
Edit

Storyline

A rock singer touring England gets involved with a wealthy teenage heiress in London. Turns out the girl's uncle is trying to steal her money, putting her life in danger, and is also involved in a jewel smuggling operation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Elvis finds love, larceny and fun on the double. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You're Killing Me See more »

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,600,000
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Norman Rossington is the only actor to have worked on movies by both Elvis Presley and The Beatles. See more »

Quotes

Jill Conway: Home? But I don't want to go home.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Elvis in the Movies (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love Only One Girl
(uncredited)
Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Euro Elvis
9 June 2006 | by tigerman2001See all my reviews

Hear Elvis say "bikkies" (a kick for me, as one who grew up with that contraction of "biscuits," in America known as cookies), see Elvis lay his kenpo down on a bad guy who dies as a result, see Elvis drive a VW bug, witness Elvis smash windows, marvel at Elvis in a mustache and glasses mask, and watch him beat up a beautiful woman! Those are some of the highlights, anyway. In truth, this film is among my very least favorite of Elvis films, even judging by the somewhat unique standards of the '60s travelogue Technicolor musicals that became the standard by 1962. The formula had worn thin by 1965 ("Frankie And Johnnie," "Harum Scarum," "Paradise, Hawaiian Style"), to say the least, and -- other than some bright points in "Spinout" and the entirety of "Easy Come, Easy Go" (like "Double Trouble," shot in 1966...for some reason, I like that crazy film) -- nothing got better, in my opinion, until the formula changed radically with 1968's "Stay Away, Joe" and "Live A Little, Love A Little."

The period 1965-1967 was Elvis' nadir, in other words, though the May, 1966 Nashville sessions (that yielded the immaculate "How Great Thou Art" gospel album and a few stellar secular songs, including a definitive take on one of Bob Dylan's songs) and recently-surfaced home recordings from that period show all too well how phenomenal Elvis' talent was at the time, a contrast that would anger and frustrate anyone who cared about his place in American and world culture and history. But we have what we have, and the criminal waste of talent that to a great extent represented Elvis' film career during this time is undeniable but shouldn't necessarily result in us writing off the results out of hand for that reason alone. There are a few moments in this film that are good, and a few when Elvis seems to actually be engaged rather than bored with the whole proceedings and just sleepwalking through it to fulfill contractual obligations.

There're some great actors in supporting roles, too, like Leon Askin (General Burkhalter!), Chips Rafferty, John Williams, Norman Rossington (the only actor to appear in films with the Beatles and Elvis), and Michael Murphy. Annette Day is kind of lackluster in the lead female role. Yvonne Romain is much more like it. And the Wiere Brothers have always irritated the hell out of me in this film -- wish they were not in it, because they really stupid things up.

The songs are not the greatest even compared to other songs from Elvis movies of this time, but I do like the title track, "Long Legged Girl" (a tasty song, actually, written by Joy Byers, who usually contributed great songs even to otherwise not-so-great movies, such as "Let Yourself Go" in "Speedway"), and the jazzy "City By Night." "Could I Fall In Love" is a nice ballad, a duet of Elvis with Elvis, but the entire June, 1966 session for this movie suffered from sonic problems and I believe it's one that Elvis complained vociferously about. I also believe that Elvis walked out on recording "Old McDonald" before he'd produced an acceptable master take, being totally disgusted by the task, and the master was spliced from what the engineers had captured. Not his greatest recorded moment, anyway. And, darn it, it (and the rest of the soundtrack) was recorded on my second birthday.

IMDb mixes up the screen character credits for Chips Rafferty and Norman Rossington but, to be fair, so does the end title sequence in the film. Oops.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed