Elvis at the Movies

Love Me Tender

 

1. Love Me Tender (1956)

| 89 min | 

At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train but the war ends leaving these men with their Union loot, until the Feds come looking for it.

 

 

 

 

1st movie

Loving You

 

2. Loving You (1957)

| 101 min |   

 

A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom.

 

 

2nd

Jailhouse Rock

 

3. Jailhouse Rock (1957)

 | 96 min |

 

After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.

 

 

3rd

King Creole

 

4. King Creole (1958)

| 116 min |

 

A troubled youth’s singing sets New Orleans rockin’. With a sweet girl to love him and nightclubbers cheering, it seems he will shake off his past and head for the top. But will a mobster and his man-trap moll snare him in a life of crime?

 

 

4th

G.I. Blues

 

5. G.I. Blues (1960)

| 104 min | 

 

Tulsa, a soldier with dreams of running his own nightclub, places a bet with his friend Dynamite that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer…but when Dynamite is transferred, Tulsa must replace him in the bet.

 

5th

Flaming Star

 

6. Flaming Star (1960)

| 101 min | 

 

When fighting breaks out between two cultures in West Texas, the mixed-blood Pacer tries to act as a peacemaker, but the “flaming star of death” pulls him irrevocably into the deadly violence.

 

 

6th

Wild in the Country

 

7. Wild in the Country (1961)

 | 114 min |

 

A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.

 

7th

Blue Hawaii

 

8. Blue Hawaii (1961)

| 102 min |  

 

After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates (Elvis Presley) defies his parents’ wishes for him to work at the family business and instead goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency.

 

 

8th

Follow That Dream

 

9. Follow That Dream (1962)

109 min |  

A family of ragtag vagabonds sets up a makeshift home on a Florida beach after becoming marooned there, prompting an uptight local bureaucrat to attempt to evict them.

 

 

9th

Kid Galahad

 

10. Kid Galahad (1962)

| 95 min |

 

After completing his military service, Walter Gulick takes a job as a sparring partner at a gym, the owner of which sees potential in Walter as a professional fighter and takes him under his wing.

 

 

10th

Girls! Girls! Girls!

 

11. Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

| 106 min |   

 

 

When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.

 

 

11th

It Happened at the World's Fair

 

12. It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963)

 | 105 min | 

Mike and Danny hitch a ride to the World’s Fair in Seattle after the sheriff seizes their crop duster biplane to cover Danny’s gambling debts. Mike looks after the driver’s 7 y.o. niece at the fair, where he meets a cute nurse.

 

 

12th

Fun in Acapulco

 

13. Fun in Acapulco (1963)

| 97 min | 

 

 

A yacht owner’s spoiled daughter gets Mike fired, but a boy helps him get a job as singer at Acapulco Hilton etc. He upsets the lifeguard by taking his girl and 3 daily work hours. Mike’s also seeing a woman bullfighter.

 

 

13th

Kissin' Cousins

 

14. Kissin’ Cousins (1964)

| 96 min | 

 

An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a look-alike cousin.

 

 

14th

Viva Las Vegas

 

15. Viva Las Vegas (1964)

| 85 min |

 

 

 

A race-car driver, preparing for the Grand Prix, wiles his time in Las Vegas working as a waiter to pay for his new engine. Soon, he strikes up a romance with a beautiful young woman.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Elvis PresleyAnn-MargretCesare DanovaWilliam Demarest

Votes: 7,917 | Gross: $5.13M

 

 

15th

Roustabout

 

16. Roustabout (1964)

| 101 min |  

 

 

After a singer loses his job at a coffee shop, he finds employment at a struggling carnival, but his attempted romance with a teenager leads to friction with her father.

 

 

16th

Girl Happy

 

17. Girl Happy (1965)

 | 96 min | 

 

 

 

A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

 

17th

Tickle Me

 

18. Tickle Me (1965)

| 90 min | 

 

A singing rodeo rider hires on at an expensive all-women dude ranch and beauty spa. He falls for a pretty fitness trainer who is constantly threatened by a gang who wants her late grandfather’s cache of gold hidden in a ghost town.

 

 

18th

Harum Scarum

 

19. Harum Scarum (1965)

| 95 min | 

 

American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with.

 

19th

Frankie and Johnny

 

20. Frankie and Johnny (1966)

| 87 min | 

 

A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky redhead, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused.

 

 

19th

Frankie and Johnny

 

20. Frankie and Johnny (1966)

| 87 min | 

 

A riverboat singer with a weakness for gambling wants to find his lucky redhead, but his girlfriend Frankie is not amused.

 

 

20th

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

 

21. Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)

| 91 min | 

 

Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii — along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.

 

 

21st

Spinout

 

22. Spinout (1966)

 | 90 min | 

 

Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father’s car in a prestigious race.

 

 

22nd

Easy Come, Easy Go

 

23. Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)

| 95 min | 

 

Navy frogman, Ted Jackson (Elvis Presley), balances his time between twin careers as a deep sea diver and nightclub singer. During a dive, Ted spots sunken treasure and returns with hope to retrieve it.

 

 

23rd

Double Trouble

 

24. Double Trouble (1967)

 | 91 min | 

 

When singer Guy Lambert goes on tour in Europe, he is pursued by two beautiful women, bumbling jewel thieves, and a mysterious killer.

 

 

24th

Clambake

 

25. Clambake (1967)

 | 99 min | 

The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father’s money.

25th

Stay Away, Joe

 

26. Stay Away, Joe (1968)

| 102 min | 

 

A mixed-race American Indian rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people out.

26th

Speedway

 

27. Speedway (1968)

| 94 min | 

 

Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively.

27th

Live a Little, Love a Little

 

28. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)

| 90 min | 

 

Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out.

 

 

28th

Charro!

 

29. Charro! (1969)

| 98 min | 

Vince Hackett’s gang steals a prized victory canon from Mexico and blames the deed on ex-gang member Jess Wade who wants to go straight.

 

 

29th

The Trouble with Girls

 

30. The Trouble with Girls (1969)

| 97 min |

 

Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.

 

 

30th

Change of Habit

 

31. Change of Habit (1969)

| 93 min |

 

As an incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner-city ghetto, the pair grow closer with time.