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The King (2017)

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Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.

Director:

Eugene Jarecki

Writers:

Eugene Jarecki, Christopher St. John (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alec Baldwin ... Self
Tony Brown Tony Brown ... Self
James Carville ... Self - US Political Analyst
Rosanne Cash ... Self
Chuck D ... Self
Maggie Clifford Maggie Clifford ... Self
Lana Del Rey ... Self
Emi Sunshine & The Rain Emi Sunshine & The Rain ... Themselves
EmiSunshine EmiSunshine ... Self
Jane Fonda ... Self (archive footage)
Radney Foster Radney Foster ... Self
Patricia Gaines Patricia Gaines ... Self
Mary Gauthier Mary Gauthier ... Self
Emmylou Harris ... Self
Ethan Hawke ... Self
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Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.

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Taglines:

The Rise of a King, the Fall of an Empire.

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,050, 24 June 2018

Gross USA:

$259,291

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$273,601
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2.35 : 1
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The longest dummy spit in history..
1 May 2019 | by daniellawsonrtSee all my reviews

The left continue to whine about Trump, this time dragging poor old Elvis into their narrative, at least the music saves this mess from being a complete unwatchable disaster. I feel bad for this filmmaker though, it must be hard not to have grown up being the special little snowflake his parents promised he would be....


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