Baz Luhrmann’s "Elvis" Biopic Premiered Friday And The Twitter Reactions Are Better Than The Movie

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The King of Rock and Roll is having a moment with the recent release of Elvis.

Austin Butler in Elvis
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Baz Luhrmann (aka the man behind Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby) directed the biopic starring Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, and Olivia DeJonge.

Austin Butler in Elvis
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Audiences have been praising Austin's epic performance as Elvis Presley, and the box office numbers were just as good. The film grossed over $31 million during opening weekend, beating out Top Gun: Maverick for the number one spot.

Austin Butler in Elvis
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Here's what fans have said about Elvis so far. Take a look:

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What did you think of Elvis? LMK in the comments!

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