It’s time for my 3000 Miles to Graceland blu-ray review. This is a heist film from 2001 about a group of men dressed in Elvis costumes that intend to rob a casino. It stars Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner and Courteney Cox. It’s yet to receive a proper UK blu-ray release so you need to obtain an imported version. Is actually any good though? Let’s take a closer look.
- 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
- Blu-ray Import
- Genre: Crime
- Directed by Demian Lichtenstein
- UK Rating N/A
- Discs: 1
- Released By Sony Pictures
Four men arrive dressed in Elvis costumes at a Las Vegas casino which is holding an Elvis convention. Their intention is simple, to rob the casino.
Style / Direction
The film was directed by Demian Lichtenstein whilst David Franco was the one responsible for the cinematography. I found the film to be exceptionally well shot with the story switching perspectives it always felt like the story moved along at a high tempo. That said the film definitely has a comedic tone.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by George S. Clinton & Richard Meijer.
Acting / Characters
The acting in this action heist is excellent. Kurt Russell and Kevin Costner are two of the robbers dressed in Elvis costumes. There’s a tension between them meaning things aren’t going to end well. The two work brilliantly off one another.
Then there’s Courteney Cox as Cybil Waingrow a women just looking for the right opportunity to fall her way. Will she double cross one these Elvis impersonators ? You bet she will and even using her son in the process. She delivers one of her best performances to date in the movie.
- Kurt Russell as Michael Zane
- Kevin Costner as Thomas J. Murphy
- Courteney Cox as Cybil Waingrow
- Christian Slater as Hanson
- Kevin Pollak as U.S. Marshal Damitry
- David Arquette as Gus
- Jon Lovitz as Jay Peterson
- Howie Long as Jack
- Thomas Haden Church as U.S. Marshal Quigley
- Bokeem Woodbine as Franklin
- Ice-T as Hamilton
- David A. Kaye as Jesse Waingrow
- Louis Lombardi as Otto Sinclair
- Paul Anka as Pit Boss #1
- Daisy McCrackin as Megan
Conclusion: 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Film Review
3000 Miles to Graceland is a funny and entertaining action heist with a fabulous cast. I highly recommend giving it a look.
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Conclusion: 3000 Miles to Graceland Blu-ray Review
The film released in 2001 and has zero issues in the picture quality department. The only extras included is the trailer which fine.
- Theatrical Trailer
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Blu-ray
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) is available now on blu-ray via import. Please ensure the version you choose plays on UK players before purchasing.
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Popcorn Cinema Rating:
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
MOVIE RATING: EXCELLENT
BLU-RAY PICTURE: EXCELLENT
POPCORN CINEMA: RECOMMENDED
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Film Trailer
For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…
Clip not representative of the blu-ray version
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Summary: 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Blu-ray Review - Import
Movie title: 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Duration: 125 mins
Director(s): Demian Lichtenstein
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
Awesome Elvis heist movie with a stellar cast
- Entertaining Story
- Fabulous Cast
- No UK Blu-ray Release