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

    Elvis Presley is back, baby.

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

    Austin Butler in Elvis

    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

    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

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


    Me pulling up to the new Elvis movie premiere

    Disney / Twitter: @Jstenny1


    Watching Austin Butler go from “handsome guy who can’t sing” on iCarly to Elvis is just wild

    Nickelodeon / © Warner Bros. / Alamy /  Twitter: @KyleTowey8


    Austin Butler understood the assignment #Elvis

    © Warner Bros. / Twitter: @Brigerton22


    When you get right down to it, Baz Luhrmann's Elvis has two modes: gorgeous musical montage and Tom Hanks repeatedly saying "he must sing de Sandy Claus song" for 15 minutes straight

    Twitter: @SilentDawnLB


    the academy after seeing austin butler performance in the elvis movie

    VH1 / Twitter: @missdayagaga


    austin butler almost had me jumping out of my seat and yelling like a pubescent girl as if i was really witnessing elvis and the world wasn’t falling apart around me

    Twitter: @spectralsteph


    Disappointed that the new Elvis movie doesn’t show when Forest Gump taught him to dance.

    Twitter: @DaniePrecisa


    ABC / Twitter: @mikeyparksacar


    me every time baz cut to the las vegas sign in elvis

    Nickelodeon / Twitter: @ianamurray


    austin butler was great as elvis BUT no one prepared me for dacre montgomery to be in it and mmmmmm yes please

    © Warner Bros. / Twitter: @melless20


    Twitter: @DavidOpie


    tom hanks in a fatsuit: boehy you best get awn that staege and sing me some christmas carolls or ahhm going to put you in 8 million debt elvis: but daddeh i jus wanna wiggle

    Twitter: @dunwaIl


    I KNOW y’all aren’t telling me that this blonde kid from Zoey 101 is Elvis because wtf

    Nickelodeon / Twitter: @LUPINOMENS


    Nickelodeon / Twitter: @cavalierremedy


    Twitter: @AtheistjLiz


    Austin Butler. That's the tweet. The world is not ready for him. #ElvisMovie #AustinButler

    Shutterstock / Twitter: @T_ff_n_y_


    saw elvis (2022) today and it changed me i am now a changed woman. austin butler if you read this i am free on thursday night if you would like to hang out. please respond to this and then hang out with me on thursday night when i’m free

    Twitter: @yasmoony_

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