Wild in the Country Poster

Release Date: 1961

DVD Release Date: August 13th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
A young Southern man with a troubled family life, Glenn Tyler (Elvis Presley) is forced to go on probation after a big brawl with his brother. Working with lovely counselor Irene Sperry (Hope Lange), Glenn tries to get his life back on track and decides that he wants to be a writer. Problems arise when the nosy citizens of his tiny town think that Glenn is involved with Irene, even though he has been pursuing romance with girls his own age, including Betty Lee Parsons (Millie Perkins).

Cast: Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, Millie Perkins, Rafer Johnson, John Ireland, Gary Lockwood, William Mims

Director: Philip Dunne

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Love interest, 1960s, Small town, Brother, Spirited, Love, Charming, Underdog, House, Emotional