Wild in the Country (1961)
Average Rating: 5.8/10
Reviews Counted: 8
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Release Date: Jun 15, 1961 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 1,855
Rock 'n roll king Elvis Presley stars as Glenn Talbot, a country boy with a problem temper and a yen for literary greatness in this typical Presley vehicle directed by Philip Dunne. After Glenn is sent packing by his father for mixing it up one too many times with his brother, the court makes him a ward of his uncle. His inner turmoil leads him into therapy with the older and very attractive Irene (Hope Lange), a patient-doctor relationship that is misconstrued by their small town. The two spend
Jun 15, 1961 Wide
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Pedestrian Presley vehicle w/forgettable songs, acting.
With its incestuous 'Peyton Place' plot, out-of-wedlock baby and Tennessee Williams hothouse atmosphere, this is Elvis's most adult movie...
A script that looked good on paper but when it came time to produce it, things came apart more than they came together.
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