Follow that Dream (1962)


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A poor father (Arthur O'Connell) and son Toby (Elvis Presley) are Florida homesteaders in this light romantic comedy. Along with four adorable orphans, father and son defend their land against local, state and federal government agencies that would deny their claim of the unused property. A scheming female welfare worker falls for Toby as she attempts to secure the rights to the land and separate the lovable waifs from their happy but poor homelife. Elvis sings five songs, the most engaging … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Richard Powell, Charles Lederer
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 11, 2004
MGM Home Entertainment



as Toby Kwimper

as Pop Kwimper

as Holly

as Carmine

as H. Arthur King

as George

as Endicott

as Eddy Bascombe

as Teddy Bascombe

as Blackie

as Adriadne Pennington
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Critic Reviews for Follow that Dream

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Better than average Elvis vehicle.

February 3, 2005
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

more entertaining than any Ben Affleck-J-Lo material that Hollywood has produced during the last few years

Full Review… | August 22, 2004

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for Follow that Dream

This Elvis movie is more on the dramatic side, but it's not one of the best, it's not that bad either, it's just okay.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

As Elvis movies go this lands squarely in the middle. Not a really good film like King Creole but hardly a piece of junk like Spinout or Harum Scarum. A pleasant somewhat nonsensical family entertainment with a strong moral sense, a few nice songs and enjoyable performances.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Well lol, now that I LOVE funny Movies, my best friend recommended this Movie to me and HOLY CHRIST that was a pretty nice surprise. I liked the end Scene. Elvis drives the Bad Guy Nuts. HOLY MOSES!

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

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