Wild in the Country
Wild in the Country (1961)

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… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 15, 1961
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Blake French

Presley holds nothing back with his untamed performance

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

A script that looked good on paper but when it came time to produce it, things came apart more than they came together.

Steve Crum

Pedestrian Presley vehicle w/forgettable songs, acting.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

"That the picture doesn't yield to convention in the final minutes--where it counts--won me over."

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

With its incestuous 'Peyton Place' plot, out-of-wedlock baby and Tennessee Williams hothouse atmosphere, this is Elvis's most adult movie...

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
It's soap opera but so far above the usual junk Elvis was given to work with with costars, Hope Lange and Tuesday Weld, who can actually act that it seems… More