Stay Away, Joe (1968)





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In this tuneful western, Elvis Presley plays a part-Navajo rodeo rider who returns to live with his father on the reservation and raise cattle. Elvis and his big ideas meet with resistance at first, but eventually he wins out in the end and, of course, finds himself a pretty girl.
Classics , Comedy , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts , Western
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MGM Home Entertainment

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Elvis Presley
as Joe Lightcloud
Joan Blondell
as Glenda Callahan
Katy Jurado
as Annie Lightcloud
Burgess Meredith
as Charlie Lightcloud
Thomas Gomez
as Grandpa
Henry Jones
as Hy Slager
L.Q. Jones
as Bronc Hoverty
Quentin Dean
as Mamie Callahan
Anne Seymour
as Mrs. Hawkins
Douglas Henderson
as Congressman Morrissey
Angus Duncan
as Lorne Hawkins
Michael Lane
as Frank Hawk
Susan Trustman
as Mary Lightcloud
Warren Vanders
as Hike Bowers
David Cadiente
as Other Indian
Buck Kartalian
as Bull Shortgun
Dick Wilson
as Car Salesman
as Connie Shortgun
Caitlin Wyles
as Marlene Standing Rattle
Marya Christen
as Billie Jo Hump
Del 'Sonny' West
as Jackson He-Crow
Jennifer Peak
as Little Dear
Brett Parker
as Deputy Sheriff Hank Matson
Michael Keller
as Orville Witt
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HORRIBLE. Easily the worst Elvis movie. Terrible characters, racist stereotypes, zero plot... I wanted to punch Quentin Dean's character in the face, obnoxious 19 year old who acts like a 9 year old sex doll airhead. Shot like a bad Terry Gilliam movie too. The only redeeming factor of this film is the opening scene in which Elvis herds a group of cattle in his white Cadillac convertible. Amazing.

Jenna Ipcar
Jenna Ipcar

A 1.5 star movie that Elvis elevates to a 2.5 movie.....the script he was given was very weak but he plays the role confidently. If he can do this with a script like this, imagine what he would have done with a much better movie? Another missed opportunity but at least Elvis makes the most with it. Worth seeing if an Elvis fan, otherwise stay away.

John Cochran
John Cochran

Abysmal waste of talent on stupid script that has no point and insulting stereotypes. The biggest shame is the casting of two great actresses, Joan Blondell and Katy Jurado, and not just criminally underusing them but throughly wasting them in terrible parts. Elvis movies are a scattershot bunch but this has to be one of the worst.

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