10 Elvis Presley movies

8 Jan

1. Frankie and Johnny (1966). Johnny and his girlfriend Frankie are performers on a riverboat that has a casino. Johnny is a compulsive gambler who is down on his luck and in debt. A gypsy who reads fortune tells Johnny that he will soon meet a red-haired woman who will bring him luck.

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2. 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.(Imdb)

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3. Viva Las Vegas (1964). Lucky Jackson arrives in town prepared for the Las Vegas Grand Prix. The only problem is the lack of money to buy an engine. He easily gets the cash but he mislays when a beautiful swimming instructor makes him lose his head. Now he has to find a way to make money and to keep the girl.

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4. Love Me Tender (1956)- In his first movie, Elvis plays Clint Reno, one of the Reno brothers who stayed home to take care of his mother and the family farm while his brothers went to fight in the Civil War for the Confederate army. After the family is informed Vance is dead, Clint marries Vance’s girl Cathy. But the news are false, his brother is alive and he returns home.

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5. Jailhouse Rock (1957) is about a young talented man sentenced to prison for manslaughter who is mentored in music by his prison cellmate. After he is released from jail, the young man meets a musical promoter who helps him launch his career. As he develops his musical abilities and becomes a star, his self-centered personality begins to affect his relationships.

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6. G.I. Blues (1960). Tulsa McLean is a tank crewman in the U.S Army who loves to sing and hopes he will have his own nightclub.

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7. It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963). Pilot Mike Edwards and his friend have to find a way to come up with money to pay their debts, after Danny gambles everything they have. If they don’t come up with the money in twelve days, their crop duster named Bessie will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

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8. Fun in Acapulco (1963). Mike Windgren works on a boat in Acapulco. The daughter of his boss gets him fired and he has to find a new place to work. A Mexican boy named Raoul helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel.

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9. Spinout (1966). Mike McCoy is the lead singer for a traveling band and a part-time race car driver. He must decide to marry one of the three women who want him for a husband.

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10. Speedway (1968). Race car driver Steve Grayson’s manager and friend, Kenny Donford, has mismanaged his winnings and Steve finds himself in trouble with the Internal Revenue Service for back taxes. This proves to be a problem for him in his efforts to continue to race competitively.(wikipedia)

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