It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. With $3.2 million at stake, the Marshals Service closing in, and single mom Cybil Waingrow and her son Jesse constantly confounding things, Michael must track down Murphy.Written by
As a child actor, Kurt Russell had a role in It Happened at the World's Fair (1963). 45 minutes into that movie, Elvis' character pays him a quarter to kick him in the shin. This makes Russell the only Elvis Presley impersonator in this movie to have shared the screen with the real King. See more »
The position of Cybil's hand on Michael in the motel room. See more »
decent film, you might find something you like in it
I saw elements of "Out of Sight" and "Honeymoon in Vegas" in this action movie. The film deals with a heist pulled off by thieves posing as Elvis impersonators during a convention, and their following dillemas afterwards. The film becomes fairly predictable and unbelievable in the ensuing chaos, as most of the action takes place in showdowns between Kurt Russell and Kevin Costner's characters, the latter of whom claims to be an illegitimate child of Elvis. I thought it was a pretty good movie, and you might find something you like in it.
** 1/2 out of ****
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