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The Best Elvis Presley Movies

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List of the best Elvis Presley movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Elvis Presley's highest-grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Elvis movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only the most highly rated Elvis Presley movies will be at the top of the list. The king of rock has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Elvis movie of all time is, so if you and a friend are arguing about this, use this list to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Elvis Presley role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Elvis Presley performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This Elivs movies list is made up of a variety of films, including Love Me Tender and Jailhouse Rock and answers the questions, "What are the best Elvis Presley movies?" and "What are the greatest Elvis Presley roles of all time?"

If you're a fan of Elvis Presley, then check out our lists of the best John Cena and Jean Harlow movies as well.

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  • A young man, Vince Everett (Elvis Presley), is convicted of manslaughter after being drawn into a bar fight while trying to defend a woman. In prison, Everett finds salvation when his cellmate, a ...more
  • Denied his high school diploma because of a schoolyard fight, Danny Fisher (Elvis Presley) is unsure how he's going to support himself and his unemployed father (Dean Jagger). He briefly flirts with ...more
  • Viva Las Vegas is a 1964 American musical film starring Elvis Presley and actress Ann-Margret. Directed by golden age Hollywood musical director George Sidney, the film is regarded by fans and by ...more
  • After being discharged from the U.S. Army, cool guy Chadwick Gates (Elvis Presley) returns home to Hawaii. Following several years of strict military life, Gates wants nothing more than to hang loose ...more
  • Loving You is a 1957 American Technicolor musical drama structured as Elvis Presley's first starring film vehicle, following his debut the previous year in a supporting role in the black-and-white ...more
  • Pop Kwimpel (Arthur O'Connell), son Toby (Elvis Presley) and their ragtag clan of adopted orphans wind up marooned on the side of the road in Florida, so they set up a makeshift home on the beach. ...more
  • Fresh out of the military and flat broke, Walter Gulick (Elvis Presley) takes the only job he can find -- as a sparring partner at the local gym. Willy (Gig Young), the owner of the gym, sees ...more
  • Confederate soldiers led by Vance Reno (Richard Egan) rob a Union train of its payroll money. But because the Civil War officially ended the day before, their theft was not a legitimate act of war. ...more
  • G.I. Blues
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    Stationed in West Germany, soldier Tulsa McLean (Elvis Presley) hopes to open up a nightclub when he gets out of the army. Tulsa may lack the capital for such a venture, but a chance to raise the ...more
  • Girl Happy
    10
    As his daughter, Valerie (Shelley Fabares), sets off on a spring break trip to Florida, thuggish businessman Big Frank (Harold J. Stone) insists that singer Rusty Wells (Elvis Presley) shadow her. ...more
  • Roustabout
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    Singer Charlie Rogers (Elvis Presley) loses his job at a coffee shop after getting into a fight with some snooty college boys after his set. A highway run-in with Maggie Morgan (Barbara Stanwyck), ...more
  • Flaming Star
    12
    In this Western set on the Texas frontier, Pacer Burton (Elvis Presley) is the mixed-race son of a white rancher (John McIntire) and his second wife, Kiowa woman Neddy (Dolores del Río). When some ...more
  • When fisherman Ross Carpenter (Elvis Presley) learns that the boat he helped build and currently works on is for sale, he tries but fails to get the money to buy it. Ross then decides to work as a ...more
  • After being fired from his job performing aboard a boat in Acapulco, Mike Windgren (Elvis Presley) is forced to take a job as a lifeguard at a nearby resort. When another lifeguard, Moreno (Alejandro ...more
  • A young Southern man with a troubled family life, Glenn Tyler (Elvis Presley) is forced to go on probation after a big brawl with his brother. Working with lovely counselor Irene Sperry (Hope Lange), ...more
  • In this musical, Mike Edwards (Elvis Presley) is a crop duster who loses his plane due to the gambling habits of his partner, Danny Burke (Gary Lockwood). To get the plane back, the pair thumb it to ...more
  • Dr. John Carpenter (Elvis Presley) takes the job of running a health center in a low-income district. He enlists three women to help out who -- unbeknownst to him -- are actually nuns in street ...more
  • Tickle Me
    18
    Onetime rodeo standout Lonnie Beale (Elvis Presley) needs a job, so the slick playboy heads to a dude ranch that caters to wealthy women, owned by Vera Radford (Julie Adams). There, Lonnie meets the ...more
  • Spinout
    19
    Mike McCoy (Elvis Presley) is a handsome touring rock singer who enjoys living the bachelor lifestyle, and also happens to drive race cars. But at a tour stop in Santa Barbara, Calif., three women -- ...more
  • Clambake
    20
    A wealthy young man, Scott Heyward (Elvis Presley) wants to experience life outside of his privileged upbringing. When he meets Tom Wilson (Will Hutchins), an earnest water-skiing instructor, Scott ...more
  • Live a Little, Love a Little is a 1968 American musical comedy film starring Elvis Presley. It was directed by Norman Taurog, who had directed several previous Presley films. This was to be Taurog's ...more
  • Charro!
    22
    Charro! is a 1969 American western film starring Elvis Presley shot on location at Apacheland Movie Ranch and Old Tucson Studios in Arizona. It was his only role that didn't feature him singing ...more
  • Double Trouble is a 1967 American musical film starring Elvis Presley. The comedic plot concerns an American singer who crosses paths with criminals in Europe. The movie was #58 on the year end list ...more
  • The U.S. government wants to build a missile silo inside a Tennessee mountain, but the backwoods hillbillies who own it refuse to lease it to them. Josh (Elvis Presley), a relative of the owners and ...more
  • Habitual gambler and musician Johnny (Elvis Presley) performs at a riverboat casino on the Mississippi River, along with his girlfriend, Frankie (Donna Douglas). A rash of bad luck leads Johnny to a ...more