Kurt vogel russell born march 17, 1951 is an american actor. Elvis staring kurt russel is the best movie about elvis presley that was ever made for tv kurt russel dose an excellent acting job in this movie a 5 star for sure this is an excellent movie the blu ray is excellent. Filmography of kurt russell includes popular tv series the travels of jaimie mcpheeters 196364, tv film elvis and topgrossing films like tequila sunrise 1988, executive decision 1996 and the fate of the furious 2017. Elvis the movie 1979 just two years after elvis presley died, kurt russell brought him back to life in the original biopic about the king of rock n roll. A gang of excons rob a casino during elvis convention week. Elvis the movie kurt russell dvd hailed by audiences as one of the most powerful and moving biographical films, elvis the movie garnered a golden globe. Kurt russell,shelley winters,bing russell,robert gray,season hubley,pat hingle,melody anderson,ed begley jr. It would be two years before moviegoing audiences would again catch a glimpse of russell, though with his roles in 2000 miles to graceland again carrying on the elvis associations that have haunted his career and cameron crowes vanilla sky, the versatile actor. Kurt russell talks deepwater horizon, elvis and mustaches the legendary actor says his new movie is a rare case in which hollywood doesnt condescend to the working class. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series the travels of jaimie mcpheeters 19631964. It stars kurt russell and kevin costner with supporting roles courteney cox, david arquette, bokeem woodbine, christian slater, and. This deals with his early years for the most part, including before he became popular.
Unfollow kurt russell elvis to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Elvis 1979, kurt russell biography movie videospace. Elvis the movie 1979 elvis biopic starring kurt russell kurt russell portrayed elvis and costarred with elvis in it happened at the world s fair 10 year old kurt russell is paid by elvis s character to kick him in the shins. Although kurt russell doesnt look much like elvis in real life, he simply became him in this acclaimed tele movie. Kurt russell, whose career started when he kicked the real elvis in it happened at the worlds fair, will probably never top his performance as the king in this biopic helmed by slash and shock meister carpenter. Elvis the movie 1979 elvis biopic starring kurt russell kurt russell portrayed elvis and costarred with elvis in it happened at the world s fair 10 year old kurt russell is. Kurt russell biography, movie highlights and photos. Battlestar galactica preemption bumper followed by the intro to the february 11, 1979 abc sunday night movie airing of the madefortv film elvis directed by. Elvis presley, david scott, paul boensch iii, johnny harra.
Biographical movie about the famous rock singer elvis presley. Kurt russell voiced elvis in forrest gump popsugar. The movie a dick clark production, directed by john carpenter, starring kurt russell as elvis presley in a few days before christmas, elvis presley showed up on the white house lawn seeking to be deputized into the bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs by the president himself. Elvis the movie year 1979 director john carpenter kurt russell. Kurt russell full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. At graceland get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Im not crazy about the actress they chose to portray priscilla but i can overlook it since the movie is about elvis. Download on amazon santa claus is comin to town play on youtube. Elvis the movie 1979 kurt russell download from extabit, rapidshare, rapidgator and lumfile elvis the movie 1979 kurt russell netload, uploaded, jumbofiles, glumbouploads, bayfiles with keygen, crack, serial or search here elvis the movie 1979 kurt russell. Elvis the movie 1979 elvis biomovie starring kurt russell. This is a great movie, too bad its not on vhs or dvd.
Elvis kurt russell 2 dvd le 4 avril en dvd duration. Released july 20th, 2003, elvis stars kurt russell, shelley winters, season hubley, pat hingle the movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 30 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. Kurt russell recalls encounter with his dad and elvis presley. Broadcast on abc in 1979, elvis marked the first time director john carpenter and actor kurt russell would work together in what would become a. This movie was to offer at christmas and i feel quite deceived and displeased with the film i received because it is spoken in german and has no subtitles and in the specifications do not warn for this. I believe its because of his personal connection to the king that kurt was able to bring elvis to life. Why kurt russell is still a oneofakind movie star the. Elvis 1979 free download rare movies cinema of the world. A chronicle of the life of elvis presley, from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom. Kurt russell shelley winters bing russell robert gray season hubley aka. It marks the last role on television for russell, and the first collaboration between him and carpenter. Kurt russell played the king, while ronnie mcdowell provided the vocals. When kurt russell made this movie only two years after his death, who would have guessed it would have become the best portrait of elvis for over thirty five years. Hollywood may some day make a movie about elviss life, but until then this is by far the best.
His boxoffice bombs include soldier 1998 and dark blue 2002. Elvis kurt russell blue suede shoes 1979 film youtube. Elvis the movie year 1979 director john carpenter kurt russell elvis kurt russell as elvis presley date. With kurt russell, shelley winters, bing russell, robert gray. Kurt russell did this type of elvis impersonation in his 1994 film, forrest gump, even though he was uncredited for his voice role of elvis.
Elvis is a 1979 american madefortelevision biographical film directed by john carpenter, and starring kurt russell as elvis presley, originally aired on abc. Overall it was a pleasantly surprising tv movie, and rhysmeyers did a terrific job as elvis. Elvis kurt russell 2 dvd le 4 avril en dvd youtube. Elvis the movie kurt russell dvd hailed by audiences as one of the most powerful and moving biographical films, elvis the movie garnered a golden globe nomination and multiple emmy nominations, including one for kurt russell as outstanding lead actor for his incandescent performance as the king of rock n roll. Combination who use a combination of both the visual and aural methods listed above. Previous to elvis, kurt had been a disney kid and his movies were all comedy with kids. Subjects include early performances, army service, ed sullivan show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death. Kurt russell,shelley winters,bing russell,robert gray,season hubley,pat. The christmas chronicles soundtrack music complete song.
Elvis is a 1979 television film by john carpenter and is based upon the life of elvis presley, starring kurt russell in the title role. If you are an elvis fan, then you should see this movie. One of the most iconic action stars of all time, kurt russell born march 17th, 1951 is among the few to make the successful transition from child star to successful adult actor. Kurt russell talks deepwater horizon, elvis and mustaches.
I love this movie it is the best movies made about elvis kurt russell really knocked it out of the park on playing elvis he dose a great job you feel like he is elvis i wish it was longer and more detailed about his life other then that i. File photo dated 011118 of kurt russell who has said playing santa claus was like playing elvis presley, and he threw himself into researching the role of the real person behind an iconic figure. As a youth, russell aspired to follow the footsteps of his father. Kurt russell performing blue suede shoes as elvis presley in john carpenters 1979 film, elvis. After its success on television in the united states, a shorter reedited version of elvis was released theatrically throughout europe. The script was written by richard recco and damien lichtenstein. Is good friends with stuntman dick warlock, who was his stunt double for over 20 years. Kurt russell was born kurt vogel russell in springfield, massachusetts, to louise julia crone, a. I wish he could have been 2 inches taller, but his voice impersonation was very believable.
I am so glad i found this movie, it is so worth watching again. Im not crazy about the actress they chose to portray priscilla but i can overlook it since. Few actors possess obvious selfawareness about their own changing place in. He wanted to do this elvis right and he certainly did. There are documentaries, but they dont flow the same as a well acted out movie. Join sign up keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. Kurt russell does an amazing portrayal of elvis very real. In the late 1960s, he signed a tenyear contract with the walt disney company where, according to robert osborne, he became the studios top star of the 1970s russell was nominated for a golden globe award for best. If you are an elvis fan or a kurt russell fan i am both then you will love this movie. This movie is just like it describes, kurt russell is absolutely fantastic playing elvis. Elvis 1979 film wikipedia elvis tv movie 1979 imdb elvis 1979 dvd trailer youtube.
The life and career of elvis presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. The film also marked carpenter and russells first collaboration in what would. This movie doesnt go into the last years of his life, but we dont really want to remember elvis all bloated, we want to remember him like this movie portrayed him as. Elvis presley such a night kurt russel plus elvis the. Its also one of the first kurt russell movies that is an adult role. Kurt russell is fantastic as elvis in this his first teaming with director john carpenter. When i think of kurt russell i always think of soldier and arnie he aint but, damn, he can act when hes.1446 1493 1457 1327 1562 278 34 329 459 629 663 491 160 353 85 601 1074 560 736 1271 1528 915 592 457 416 899 662 404 1648 628 1037 440 122 888 945 138 903 155 971 1294 875 1130 965 221 1018