From documentaries to biopics, we're ranking the best movies about Elvis Presley. Commonly known as The King of Rock and Roll, the American singer, actor, and cultural icon has been depicted numerous times in film and TV, but this list only features movies where Elvis Presley is the central character. What is the best Elvis Presley movie?
In Elvis & Nixon, Michael Shannon portrayed Elvis Presley during his meeting with President Richard Nixon, played by Kevin Spacey. Other good Elvis Presley documentaries and biographical films include Bubba Ho-Tep, Protecting the King, and Heartbreak Hotel.
Vote up the best movies about Elvis Presley, and feel free to add your favorites if they're missing from the list.
- Elvis: That's the Way It Is is a 1970 American documentary film directed by Denis Sanders. The... more
Directed by: John CarpenterElvis is a 1979 American television biographical film directed by John Carpenter. It is based... more
Directed by: Andrew Solt, Malcolm LeoThis Is Elvis is a 1981 documentary film directed by Andrew Solt and Malcolm Leo, based on the... more
Directed by: Robert Abel, Pierre AdidgeElvis on Tour is a Golden Globe Award-winning American musical documentary motion picture... more
Directed by: Liza JohnsonElvis & Nixon is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by Liza Johnson. The untold true... more
Protecting the KingTom Sizemore, Brian Krause
Directed by: D. Edward StanleyProtecting the King is the 2007 musical drama film written by D. Edward Stanley & Marty Poole... more
Directed by: Joel ZwickElvis Has Left the Building is a 2004 film directed by Joel Zwick and starring Kim Basinger as... more
Directed by: Chris ColumbusHeartbreak Hotel is a 1988 American comedy film written and directed by Chris Columbus and... more
Directed by: Don CoscarelliBubba Ho-Tep is a 2002 American comedy horror film starring Bruce Campbell as Elvis Presley ... more
- 10Elvis, starring Elvis Presley, is United States television special that aired on December 3,... more
- 1620The King is a 2018 documentary film directed by Eugene Jarecki. Forty years after the death of... more
Directed by: Allan ArkushElvis Meets Nixon is 1997 film directed by Allan Arkush and starring Rick Peters, Bob Gunton,... more
Directed by: Robert Diaz LeroyElvis Is Alive is a 1998 comedy mockumentary film written and directed by Robert Diaz Leroy.... more
Elvis and the Beauty QueenDon Johnson, Stephanie Zimbalist
Directed by: Gus TrikonisElvis and the Beauty Queen is a 1981 made-for-TV film starring Don Johnson and Stephanie... more