Change Of Habit details
|Starring:||Barbara McNair, Doro Merande, Mary Tyler Moore, Elvis Presley, Leora Dana, Robert Emhardt, Regis Toomey, Edward Asner, Ruth McDevitt, Jane Elliot|
|Director:||William A. Graham|
Change Of Habit
|Run time:||1 hour 28 minutes|
|Rental release:||18 Aug 2003|
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A Change of HabitBy a customer from British Forces , 08 Jul 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]I was most surprised to find that this was an Elvis film as I had never heard of it before. I would rate it almost as his best, there is a good story line the only down side was none of the music was familiar to me. It was very watchable family entertainment. A good allround 'nice' film.
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Excellent ! Elvis in one of best screen rolesBy Maria from London, UK , 03 Apr 2010This is one of Elvis lesser well known films, I have to say, this film sees Elvis in one of his best roles ever. In my humble opinion, the professional critics are wrong ! This is Elvis being hip, funky and totally sexy !I loved the original version of rubberneckin song. I can't understand for the life of me why it wasn't a hit at the time ! His character in the film is a realist and a doctor with a social conscience. This film touched upon social and political issues affecting the urban classes in 1968 inner city America. Elvis was a great actor who was not allowed to develop his acting skills. Elvis should have been allowed to explore more dramatic roles. He deserved much better film scripts. However, we fans are lucky to have some of these films to remind ourselves how great an actor he was! I highly recommend this film to add to your Elvis film collection. If you want to see Elvis in an unusual role, see this film and enjoy !
A change of paceBy Savage (632 reviews) from London, England , 07 Nov 2008A new direction for Elvis, although its failure meant that it would be his last feature - and, amazingly, it's not too bad. Sure, it's patronising, and the religiosity is a little hard to take, and it has an amazingly wrong-headed view of Autism (can be cured simply by making an autistic child angry, apparently) and an astonishingly benign view of life on the urbam streets, and yet, and yet... There's wit in the screenplay, and a clear (and welcome) attempt to bring Elvis up to date and show him interacting, however cautiously, with 'real' problems (rather than his usual find-a-girl-race-a-car plots). You need a sympathetic perspective not to laugh at some of the sequences, but this is a film with its heart (mainly) in the right place and an acknowledgement that things are different in 1969. The only real drawback is the lack of songs - only four, and none of them particularly good.
Elvis looked absolutely gorgeous!By a customer from Bourne End, Bucks , 17 Jan 2007I remember seeing this a very long time ago and it had quite an effect on me. Seeing it again after all these years, I can see why. Elvis looks absolutely gorgeous and quite different than in his other films.
For the fans onlyBy a customer from Yorkshire , 16 Apr 2006Seems very dated. Elvis gives the impression that he'd be glad when the movie contracts were finally over.
Typical lightweight Presley dross. Don't bother
ELVIS - CHANGE OF HABITBy peter rumsey from LEEDS, ENGLAND , 18 Aug 2005WOW WOW WOW...THE KING IS STILL THE KING, WHAT A BRILLIANT FILM, I LOVED EVERY MINUTE...AND SO WILL YOU IF YOU LIKE ELVIS GET THIS