Fun in Acapulco (2000)
Mike Windgren (Elvis Presley) is a former trapeze artist who develops a fear of heights. After he accidently allows a fellow aerialist to fall to his death in a circus performance, he leaves an travels to sunny Acapulco to forget. Hiring on as a singer, he doubles as a life guard to try and overcome his acrophobia. To impress the lovely Margarita (Ursula Andress), he is challenged to engage in a cliff diving competition with a rival suitor (Alejandro Rey). The two pair off on the famous cliff of La Quenbrada to see who can fall for the female and win her heart. Elvis sings eleven songs, which are the most forgettable to date. However, the Mike Leiber and Jerry Stoller tune "Bossa Nova Baby" is a gem by comparison to the others. The diminishing quality of songs that plagued subsequent Elvis movies begins here and continued to such wretched efforts such as "Clambake" and "Change Of Habit." … More
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Critic Reviews for Fun in Acapulco
The good news is that it's no worse than Elvis' usual underachieving musicals and the songs he sings though not great are at least bearable.
It's an Elvis movie: formula songs and acting.
Average Elvis stuff.
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