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Elvis and Anabelle (2007)

PG-13 | | 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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Will Geiger

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Will Geiger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Minghella ... Elvis
Blake Lively ... Anabelle
Joe Mantegna ... Charlie
Mary Steenburgen ... Geneva
Keith Carradine ... Jimmy
Eloise DeJoria ... Herself
John Franklin John Franklin ... Host
Everett Sifuentes Everett Sifuentes ... Mayor
Jenni Lee Jenni Lee ... TV Reporter #1
Jacqueline Journey ... TV Reporter #2 (as Jacqueline Renee)
Paul Alexander Paul Alexander ... TV Reporter #3
L. Christian Mixon ... Husband (as Christian Mixon)
Wilbur Penn ... Padre Police Officer
Richard Dillard Richard Dillard ... TV Doctor
Jason Hill Jason Hill ... News Reporter Williams
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Storyline

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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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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UK | USA

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English

Release Date:

2008 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Elvis & Anabelle See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Anabelle locks Elvis out of the car she rolls down the window to talk to him. The window is rolled down farther in the interior shots than it is in the exterior shots. See more »

Quotes

[Elvis tells Annabelle that she woke up after he kissed her]
Anabelle: You wanna know what the saddest thing is, Elvis?
[pause]
Anabelle: After all that, you still didn't believe in miracles.
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Soundtracks

Something's Going to Come
Performed by Adem
WB Music Corp.
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incredible movie: go and see it!!!
10 April 2007 | by antoniacontiSee 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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