Elvis quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the TV biopic Elvis as determined by you and your votes. Directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell as Elvis Presley, Elvis marked the first collaboration between the two artists. Debuting on ABC on February 11, 1979, the tagline for Elvis was "The King Lives On!"
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It's Just Like Riding A Bike
Steve Binder: What's going on, Elvis?
Elvis Presley: I'm sorry, Steve. I can't do it and I can't go on.
Steve Binder: What?
Elvis Presley: This whole thing was just a bad idea. I haven't played in front of the live audience in more than seven years now. I don't know if I can do it anymore. What if they don't like me?
Steve Binder: Don't like you?... Oh my God. Elvis, you created rock 'n roll. You're the King. You step out there, you're gonna be king again.
Scotty Moore: It's just like riding a bike, Elvis. Once you get on stage, it's gonna be like old times.
I'm Not Dancing
Gladys Presley: How was school today, Elvis?
Elvis Presley: Fine. They don't talk too much to me there.
Vernon Presley: I don't doubt it. Those clothes you wear, that hair.
Gladys Presley: Don't you start, Vernon. That's his style, everyone's gotta have a style. You used to have a style Vernon.
Grandma Minnie: Oh, your daddy was a looker, Elvis.
Vernon Presley: You're right about that.
Gladys Presley: Still is when he sets his mind to it.(About Vernon) Boy could he dance. (to Elvis) Play something on the guitar, maybe your daddy would dance to it.
Vernon Presley: Oh, no. I'm not dancing. I'm eating.
Who Do You Sound Like?
[In Sun Records.]
Elvis Presley: Ma'am, this is where they make all those R&B Records right? Rufus Thomas, The Prisoneers?
Marion Keisker: That's us.
Elvis Presley: Oh ma'am, I like those records a whole lot. I was wandering ma'am, if anyone needed a singer or something.
Marion Keisker: What kind of singer are you?
Elvis Presley: I sing all kinds.
Marion Keisker: You sing hill billy?
Elvis Presley: I sing hill billy.
Marion Keisker: Country?
Elvis Presley: I sing country.
Marion Keisker: Who do you sound like?
Elvis Presley: I don't sound like nobody, ma'am.