Fun in Acapulco (2000) - Rotten Tomatoes

Fun in Acapulco (2000)




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Elvis Presley stars as Mike Windgren, a former trapeze artist who's suffered from vertigo ever since accidentally dropping his partner during a performance. Working as a lifeguard/entertainer at an Acapulco resort, Mike falls in love with social director Margarita Dauphine (Ursula Andress). With her help, he overcomes his fear of heights in a spectacular high-dive finale. Presley songs featured include "Vino, Dinero y Amor," "Marguerita," "Bossa Nova Baby" and the title tune.more
Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Allan Weiss
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 7, 2003
El Independent Cinema


Elvis Presley
as Mike Windgren
Ursula Andress
as Marguerita Dauphin
Elsa Cardenas
as Dolores Gomez
Paul Lukas
as Maximillian Dauphin
Larry Domasin
as Raoul Almeido
Teri Hope
as Janie Harkins
Charles Evans
as Mr. Harkins
Alberto Morin
as Hotel Manager
Francisco Ortega
as Desk Clerk
Linda Rivera
as Telegraph Clerk
Linda Rand
as 2nd Girl
Eddie Cano
as Musician
Leon Cardenas
as Musician
Fred Aguirre
as Musician
Tom Hernandez
as Photographer
Mariachi Aguila
as Themselves
Adele Palacios
as Secretary
Salvador Baguez
as Mr. Perez
Edward Colman
as Mr. Delgado
Stella Garcia
as Senorita at Torito's
Martin Garralaga
as Manager of Trop
Howard McNear
as Dr. John Stevers
Mary Treen
as Mrs. Stevers
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Critic Reviews for Fun in Acapulco

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

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

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.

Full Review… | April 10, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's an Elvis movie: formula songs and acting.

October 15, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

A pleasant diversion full of sun, music and beautiful girls.

Full Review… | April 29, 2003
Apollo Guide

Average Elvis stuff.

April 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Fun in Acapulco


Pleasant Elvis vehicle with good, if unmemorable songs, beautiful locations, quite a bit of beefcake including Elvis himself looking extremely fit and a ravishing Ursula Andress.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

The plot developments in this movie are absolutely hilarious. Actually this could have been better had they just hired better actors.. Elvis is easily the best one. Between the bad acting and the child-manager and a buncha dopey songs, it unfortunately isn't terribly memorable. But Elvis looks amazing in bull fighter outfits, of course.


This was a pretty good movie. Elvis starts out working on a boat but gets fired and works for the Hilton. Interesting story, that he used to be in a circus, but due to a tragedy no longer is with the circus. I like the way he has two love interests in this movie, one being Ursula Andress. It's cool the way he gets his confidence back.

Brandan W

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