Elvis (2022 movie)

2022 film directed by Baz Luhrmann

Elvis is a 2022 biographical musical drama movie directed by Baz Luhrmann. The movie stars Austin Butler as the title character, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, Olivia DeJonge, Luke Bracey, Natasha Bassett, David Wenham, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Xavier Samuel, and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

The Elvis logo at a premiere
Directed byBaz Luhrmann
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Baz Luhrmann
  • Jeremy Doner
Produced by
CinematographyMandy Walker
Edited by
Music byElliott Wheeler[1]
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
  • May 25, 2022 (2022-05-25) (Cannes)
  • June 23, 2022 (2022-06-23) (Australia)
  • June 24, 2022 (2022-06-24) (United States)
Running time
159 minutes[2]
  • Australia
  • United States
Budget$85 million[3]
Box office$262.1 million[4][5]

Elvis premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 25, 2022. It was theatrically released in Australia on June 23, 2022, and in the United States on June 24, by Warner Bros. Pictures. The movie had positive reviews from critics.[6][7]

At the 95th Academy Awards, it was nominated for Best Picture.



The soundtrack to the movie was released by RCA Records on the same day as the theatrical release of the movie. It is produced by Baz Luhrmann and Anton Monstead, who also worked on the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby. The album contains 36 songs.


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  2. "Elvis". Cannes Film Festival. Retrieved May 12, 2022.
  3. Maddox, Gary (April 30, 2022). "The great persuader: Baz Luhrmann on his biggest gamble yet". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved June 6, 2022.
  4. "Elvis (2022)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  5. "Elvis (2022) – Financial Information". The Numbers. Archived from the original on July 5, 2022. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  6. Randolph, Eric (May 25, 2022). "Cannes can't help falling in love with 'Elvis'". Yahoo!.
  7. VanHoose, Benjamin (May 25, 2022). "Austin Butler's 'Sexy' Elvis Performance Applauded by Critics Despite Movie Earning Mixed Reviews". People.

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