Seen the new Elvis movie and loving it? Here’s where to stream more about The King
If you've fallen in love with Elvis after seeing the new Baz Luhrmann movie, check out these related titles currently streaming.
Elvis is the new movie from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley. It stars Austin Butler (Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood) as the title character and Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Greyhound, Toy Story 4) as Colonel Tom Parker.
The official synopsis of the film states Elvis' story as seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager Parker. As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the 2 men spanning over 20 years, from Presley's rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Presley's life, Priscilla (Olivia DeJonge - The Staircase).
The movie is currently in cinemas and by all reports people's hips are swivelling after seeing the film and everyone is taken with Elvis again. It was the number 1 movie in Australian cinemas this past weekend. Well, if you're looking for more Elvis than you can shake your hips at, here are just a few titles you can find on streaming that can give you more of a fix.
After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates (Presley) defies his parents' wishes for him to work at the family business and instead goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend's agency.
One of Presley's most famous films, Blue Hawaii is available to stream on Paramount Plus. Sign up for the first time and get a free 7-day trial. That means you could watch Blue Hawaii at no cost if you're new to the service. After that, subscriptions cost $8.99 a month.
Plagued by a heavy drug addiction and his failing voice, The King is desperate to make things right with himself, his deceased brother, and God. However, his attempts to get back on track are thwarted after he helps the cops bring down a powerful crime syndicate, putting his family in danger and sending him on a journey that will change his life forever.
To stream the movie Elvis Lives! you'll need to subscribe to Prime Video. The service is free with Amazon Prime and new subscribers get a 30-day free trial. After that it's $6.99 a month. You can also find Elvis Lives! on Tubi.
Not the recently released movie, this is a 2-part biographical TV mini-series from 2005. It's a chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley, from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom. Fun fact: It's the first Presley biopic to feature actual Elvis recordings rather than a sound-alike. You can stream on 7Plus.
Almost, Almost Famous
On a road trip through an alternate universe, where Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison never die, Almost, Almost Famous explores the lives of 3 of the world's top tribute artists, the cost of borrowed fame and the risk of getting "lost in the act".
A fictional film that stars Harvey Keitel as a man of good deeds who thinks he is Elvis Presley and is making his way home to Graceland 20 years after his supposed death. You're able to stream via SBS on Demand.
Stream Elvis documentaries
There are plenty of documentaries available to stream. If you can put up with ads, you can find Elvis: The Last 24 Hours, Elvis and the Memphis Mafia, Elvis '56, Elvis: The Final Hours and Elvis: The Men Who Knew Him Best on Tubi.
Prime Video also has a selection of Presley documentaries on its service. Elvis Presley: From the Beginning to the End is a comprehensive and detailed biography of his life. It features interviews with musicians and music historians. The service also has The Last 24 Hours: Elvis Presley and he features in an episode of Unauthorised Biographies with Peter Graves.
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Where can I stream other Elvis movies?
According to Internet and movie database imdb.com, Elvis Presley has 31 acting credits to his name. Yet it turns out precious little of those movies are available to stream in Australia. Aside from Blue Hawaii, we only found Charro! on Tubi and Plex.
So if you want to watch other Elvis movies online, you need to purchase or rent them from digital retailers such as the Amazon Prime Video store, Google Play store, the Apple Store and more. Prices vary, but you can rent various titles from between 99 cents and $4.99. If you want to purchase an Elvis film or documentary to watch online, prices here ranged from $4.99 to $14.99 depending on the title.
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