Elvis full movie
The complicated relationship between Elvis Presley and his longtime manager, Colonel Tom Parker, has illuminated the story of his life.
More about the movie Elvis
The life of the legendary Elvis Presley in an unprecedented form: through the eyes of his mysterious manager, Tom Parker, who calls himself „the Colonel.” The strange, ever-changing relationship (sometimes friendship, sometimes hatred) between the two men lasted more than 20 years. It began when Elvis was still at the beginning of his career, did not end when the singer rose to unprecedented heights, and continued when he met the most important woman in his life, Priscilla. Meanwhile, America went to war, innocence was lost, and the whole world changed. But there had always been a strange bond between the two men….
Elvis - notes, cast, infos
The entire film lasts 2 hours and 39 minutes. People affiliated with the IMDB community rate the film at 7.9/10, while Filmweb readers give it a rating of 7.4/10. According to the film's evaluators on TMDB, it deserves a rating of 7.906/10. Baz Luhrmann is responsible for directing the film, while the script was written by Sam Bromell and Baz Luhrmann. The following actors starred in the film: Austin Butler (Elvis Presley), Tom Hanks (Colonel Tom Parker), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Jimmie Rodgers), David Wenham (Hank Snow), Dacre Montgomery (Steve Binder), Luke Bracey (Jerry Schilling), Richard Roxburgh (Vernon Presley), Olivia DeJonge (Priscilla Presley), Xavier Samuel (Scotty Moore).
Elvis - trivia
- Austin Butler mentioned in an interview with CinemaBlend that before filming his first performance, he called Rami Malek for tips on recreating the moves of the old days.
- Before production was canceled, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rufus Sewell were cast in the roles of Elvis Presley’s parents. They were forced to give up their roles six months later, when production resumed due to scheduling problems.
- Since „Moulin Rouge!” this was Baz Luhrmann’s third film to be shot in Panavision (anamorphic) (2001).
- Elvis, despite his petite stature, was an excellent amateur boxer who even represented his school. This skill came in handy during his film career, when he often had to take part in brawls.
- In March 2020, during the film’s production in Australia, both Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for coronavirus. As a result, production was halted.
- In the film Killer Blonde, Tom Hanks plays the reincarnation of Elvis (2004).
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