Love Me Tender
Love Me Tender (1956)

Elvis Presley made his motion picture debut in the Civil War drama Love Me Tender. Elvis, however, is not the star of the proceedings: that honor goes jointly to Richard Egan and Debra Paget. The story concerns three brothers--Egan, William… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 15, 1956
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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James Plath
Family Home Theater

Without The King, Love Me Tender is a decent horse opera that has more stand-and-talk moments than shoot-'em-ups....But Elvis really does add interest.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Elvis' debut in movies, and not a bad production. Set in Civil War with nice title song.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Elvis's debut film and only time billed as a supporting actor.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...in the long run of things, his performance transcends the material.

Blake French
Filmcritic.com

one of Elvis' most compelling works, despite a forced, artificial ending.

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Aj V
This is Elvis' first movie, so if you're a fan you wont want to miss it. I saw it a long time ago, so I don't remember it very well, but I do… More
Dannielle Albert
SOOO intense! Best movie I've seen in long time!!!