King Creole Reviews

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Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
March 9, 2015
Elvis, young and relatively untamed, in a superior star vehicle from 1958.
Tony Sloman
Radio Times
March 9, 2015
This is arguably Elvis Presley's best film, and certainly his best acting performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
March 9, 2015
King Creole features Elvis Presley's best film performance, a result perhaps of the helming of Michael Curtiz.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Empire Magazine
March 9, 2015
This is the jewel in the King's crown.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
February 10, 2013
As directed by the versatile Michael Curtiz,this is one of the better Elvis musicals in the early phase of his screen career.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 27, 2009
It does demand to be taken seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
Presley shows himself to be a surprisingly sympathetic and believable actor on occasion. He also does some very pleasant, soft and melodious, singing.
Sean Axmaker
MSN.com
August 14, 2007
Elvis rises to the occasion of his fourth feature. He's a natural, more attitude and impulse than complexity and nuance, as he burns through the role...
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Howard Thompson
New York Times
March 25, 2006
As the lad himself might say, cut my legs off and call me Shorty! Elvis Presley can act.
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Verina Glaessner
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Curtiz's intelligent, austere, film noir-ish direction provides the perfect antidote to the occasional excesses of a script based on a Harold Robbins novel, and an ideal complement to Presley's performance.
Gerald Peary
TheFilmJournal.com (Ohio)
November 29, 2004
It's Presley's Danny Fisher in King Creole who is a full-fledged, contradictory human being.
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
April 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
February 22, 2004
Presley oferece uma atuação convincente, Matthau está ótimo como vilão e o filme consegue inserir os números musicais sem interromper a narrativa.
| Original Score: 3/5
Michelle Alexandria
Eclipse Magazine
January 9, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5

Film4
May 24, 2003
Familiar stuff, but direction from Casablanca's Curtiz makes it a cut above the rest dramatically, with a storyline more convincing than in a lot of rock 'n' roll films.
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 2, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Brad Laidman
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
The film does an amazingly good job of doing of leading many to believe that Presley could have been an inspired actor had he not been steered down the river by Hal Wallis and Colonel Tom Parker.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
August 16, 2002
'This one won't force out the hankies to dry up the tears because laughter is a more appropriate response to the clichéd script'
Full Review | Original Score: B-
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Cheryl Northcott
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100
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