Kurt Russell earned an Emmy nod for his portrayal of hip-swiveling rock god Elvis Presley in this made-for-television biopic that also earned nominations for its cinematography and makeup, along with a Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Movie. Shelley Winters co-stars as Elvis's mother, Gladys, with Russell's real-life father, Bing Russell, playing the role of the King's father, Vernon. Horror master John Carpenter directs.
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- John Carpenter
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette; audio commentary; photo gallery.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it