Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

Heartbreak Hotel


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Movie Info

As a treat for his alcoholic mother (Tuesday Weld), a teen (Charlie Schlatter) kidnaps Elvis Presley (David Keith) and brings him home.

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Chris Columbus
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 3, 2002



as Johnny Wolfe

as Marie Wolfe

as Elvis Presley

as Pam Wolfe

as Rosie Pantangellio

as Steve Ayres

as Paul Quinine

as Brian Gasternick

as Jerry Schilling

as Tony Vandelo

as Beth Devereux

as Alan Fortas

as George Klein

as Dr. Charles Devereux

as Sheriff Abrams

as Talent Show M.C.

as Mr. Hansen

as Furniture Salesman

as Aunt Anne

as Himself

as Steve's Friend

as Accordian Player
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Critic Reviews for Heartbreak Hotel

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

[Columbus] pushes the film's slender premise much too far.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Here it is, the goofiest movie of the year, a movie so bad in so many different and endearing ways that I'm damned if I don't feel genuine affection for it.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Face it. The King has left the building, gone to that Caesars Palace in the sky. Columbus, say goodbye.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

One would like to think that Tuesday Weld was in on the absurdity of this enterprise, but this one treats it all straight, with a solemnity that may have you rolling in the aisles.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Keith at the top of his game

April 25, 2005

It must have looked good on paper, but this film written and directed by Christopher Columbus comes across as silly and insubstantial on the screen.

Full Review… | August 27, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Heartbreak Hotel

I remember this movie!

Leo L

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