• Bubba Ho-Tep (2003)

Bubba Ho-Tep

Release Date: September 26th, 2003

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 2004

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

After falling into a lengthy coma following a freak accident involving hip gyration, a now aged Elvis Presley (Bruce Campbell) wakes up in an East Texas nursing home, where he befriends Jack (Ossie Davis), an African-American senior who claims to be President John F. Kennedy. After residents of their quiet retirement community start dying of dubiously unnatural causes, Elvis and Jack discover that the perpetrator is Bubba Ho-Tep (Bob Ivy), an Egyptian mummy with murderous intentions.

Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Bob Ivy, Reggie Bannister, Larry Pennell, Heidi Marnhout, Ella Joyce, Harrison Young

Director: Don Coscarelli

Genres: Horror , Comedy

Production Co: Silver Sphere Corporation

Keywords: Friendship , Mystery , Hilarious , 2000s , Underdog , Madcap , 1970s , Suspenseful ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A zinger-filled crowd-pleaser that open-minded Elvis fans (but by no means all) will have fun with. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Endearing and vulgar in about the right proportion. The movie doesn't exactly work, but sometimes when a car won't start, it's still fun to look at the little honey gleaming in the driveway. show more

  • 75
    Megan LehmannNew York Post

    It's a credit to the actors, particularly the superb Campbell, that completely preposterous material can be made strangely touching. show more

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