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Girl Happy (1965)

Rusty Wells (Elvis Presley) and his combo - Wilbur (Joby Baker), Doc (Jimmy Hawkins) and Andy (Bing's son, Gary) - hit the beaches of sunny Fort Lauderdale to babysit the beautiful, brainy daughter of their...

G.I. Blues (1960)

Serviceman Tulsa MacLean (Elvis Presley) is an American soldier stationed in peacetime West Germany who has plans to open a nightclub when he returns home. To raise money for the venture he makes a $300 bet...

Flaming Star (1960)

Originally intended as a vehicle for Marlon Brando, this immensely dignified and astoundingly violent (for its time) western - based on Clair Huffaker's Flaming Lance novel - became the second movie after King Creole (1958) to prove Elvis...

Frankie & Johnny (1966)

This musical comedy-drama stars Elvis Presley as a Mississippi riverboat entertainer who's in love with his (female) partner, Frankie (Donna Douglas). But Johnny is a compulsive gambler whose losing streak changes dramatically when lady luck smiles...

Fun In Acapulco (1963)

Elvis Presley has his hands full in his 13th movie as Mike Windgren, a former trapeze artist (until an accident which killed his brother) turned Lifeguard and would-be cliff diver who is attempting to simultaneously...

Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)

The lure of sunken treasure on a Spanish wreck leads to romance between US Navy diver Ted Jackson (Elvis Presley) and Jo Symington - a go-go dancing yoga student (Dodie Marshall). Easy Come, Easy Go is one...

Double Trouble (1967)

17-year-old Jill Conway is a precocious teenage heiress played by Annette Day, an English girl who happened to be in Hollywood at the time yet neglected to take acting lessons. Jill falls for Guy Lambert (guess...

Clambake (1967)

Annoyed when his oil-rich father, Duster Heyward (James Gregory) hands him an unearned vice presidency in the family company, heir to millions Scott Heyward (Elvis Presley)  switches places with water-ski instructor Tom Wilson (Will Hutchins)...

Change Of Habit (1969)

The King of Rock and Roll's last acting role finds him playing the streetwise Dr John Carpenter, a musical MD with a mission to cure the inner city blues. Helping him out is Michelle Gallagher (Mary...

Blue Hawaii (1961)

Elvis Presley stars in this return to musical comedy after several appearances in dramatic roles. Chad Gates (Elvis) comes home to Honolulu after a stint in the service, but shows little interest in working for his...

Charro! (1969)

This abortive attempt at changing the lightweight movie image of Elvis Presley is a melodramatic and rather absurd Western featuring Elvis - tough and unshaven but hopelessly inexpressive - as a reformed outlaw who becomes...

Kid Galahad (1962)

Elvis Presley stars as Walter Gulick - just back in his hometown of Cream Valley from a stint in the Army - who becomes a sparring partner at a fighter's training camp run by Willy Grogan...

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