We got a list of the best Elvis movies and where to watch them. Elvis Presley made over 30 films in his career. They weren’t all fantastic flicks, but The King had his share of winners. Here is a list of 12 of the best Elvis movies.
12. Viva Las Vegas (HBO Max)
Viva Las Vegas is about a musically gifted race driver Lucky Jackson who wants to score enough money to get a new motor so he can win the Grand Prix. He loses his winnings in the hotel pool, and he is forced to remain in Vegas longer to win back his money. If you don’t have HBO Max, you can rent it on Prime Video for $2.99.
11. It Happened at the World’s Fair (HBO Max)
It Happened at the World’s Fair is about a crop duster named Mike Edwards who loses his plane due to gambling habits to his partner Danny Burke. To get the plane back, he heads to the Seattle World’s Fair for adventure, fortune, and maybe even love. If you don’t have HBO Max, you can rent it now on Prime for $2.99.
10. Kissin Cousins (Rent or Buy on Amazon Prime)
Kissin Cousins is about the U.S. government that wants to build a missile silo inside a Tennessee mountain, but the backwoods hillbillies who own it refuse to lease it to them. Josh, a relative of the owners and a G.I. scout, is sent in to try to reason with them, but he soon runs afoul of his identical cousin, Jodie, who hates his city-bred lookalike and everything he stands for. You can rent from Prime Video for $2.99.
9. Fun in Acapulco (Pluto TV)
Fun in Acapulco is about a yacht owner’s spoiled daughter who gets Mike, played by Elvis, fired. A boy helps him get a job as a singer at the Acapulco Hilton and as a lifeguard. He upsets one of the lifeguards by taking his girl and his work hours. Stream this one for free on Pluto TV right now.
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8. Girls! Girls! Girls! (Paramount Plus)
Girls! Girls! Girls! The movie is about a sailor who discovers his boss is retiring to Arizona. The sailor has to find a way to buy the boat his father built now that he is no longer employed. He is also caught between two women that are club singers.
7. Follow That Dream (Rent or Buy on Amazon Prime)
Follow That Dream is about Pop Kwimpel, their son Toby, and their ragtag clan of adopted orphans who wind up stranded on the side of the road in Florida. So, they set up a home on the beach till they figure out their next move. An uptight local bureaucrat is attempting to evict them.
6. Blue Hawaii (Paramount Plus)
Blue Hawaii is about Chadwick, who is discharged from the U.S Army he returns home to Hawaii. After being in strict military life for several years, he wants to let loose and surf all day. His family has other plans and pressures him to work for the family pineapple business. He gets a job as a tour guide where his girlfriend works. You can watch the movie now on Paramount Plus.
5. Flaming Star (STARZ)
Flaming Star is about a mixed-race son of a white rancher, Pacer Burton gets into some problems with local racists by not letting the doctor see Neddy Pacer’s mom, and she dies. A war starts that puts a wedge between Pacer and his white brother, and Pacer starts to take matters into his own hands. You can watch it from the Starz streaming service.
4. G.I Blues (Pluto TV)
G.I Blues is about a soldier Tulsa stationed in West Germany who hopes to open a nightclub when he gets out of the army. Tulsa may lack the capital for such a venture, but a chance to raise the cash comes his way through a friendly wager. A local dancer, Lili bets Tulsa everything he has that a friend can earn her affection. This takes a turn when the friend is dispatched to Alaska, and it’s up to Tulsa to melt Lili’s heart, so he doesn’t lose everything. You can watch it on Pluto TV right now.
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3. King Creole (Pluto TV)
King Creole is about Danny Fisher, who is denied his high school diploma after a schoolyard fight. He is unsure how he will support himself and his unemployed father. A club owner hears him sing and offers him a job to sing at the club. Things look promising until rival club owner and Danny’s former boss, Maxie, tries to lure him back with threats and the charms of his on and off again girlfriend, Ronnie. You can watch it on Pluto TV for free.
2. Jailhouse Rock (HBO Max)
Jailhouse Rock is about Vince Everett being convicted of manslaughter after being drawn into a fight trying to defend his woman. In prison, Everett finds salvation when his cellmate hears him sing and tells him he can be a future star since he should know being a country singer himself. Once released, Everett gets a job in a nightclub and meets Peggy Van Alden, a young woman who works for a record company and sees talent in Everett. If you don’t have HBO Max, you can rent it on Amazon Prime Video for $2.99.
1. Love Me Tender (STARZ)
Love Me Tender is about confederate soldiers led by Vance Reno, who robbed a Union train of its payroll money. Since the Civil War officially ended the day before, their theft was not a legitimate act of war. Now an outlaw, Vance takes his share and heads home, where he intends to marry his fiancee, Cathy. Returning, he discovers that she has already married his youngest brother, Clint. Watch this movie on STARZ now.