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Bubba Ho-tep


Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Ella Joyce, Heidi Marnhout View All


Don Coscarelli (Director), Don Coscarelli (Screenplay), Joe R. Lansdale (Story) View All

Released: Jun. 9th, 2002
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents.
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The slow pace is more my speed these days. It's a perfect before bed movie to nod off to. The acting by Bruce Campbell as Elvis is funny.
Elvis teams up with Jack, a fellow nursing home resident who thinks that he is actually President John F.
If you're looking for horror, though, look elsewhere. Bubba has some horror elements, certainly, but it's mostly a comedy-drama with a ton of heart. Ossie Davis is great as always and Bruce Campbell has never been better.


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