Kissin' Cousins is a 1964 musical film comedy starring Elvis Presley in two roles, one as an American soldier, the other a hillbilly.
The screenplay was nominated in the category of best written American musical by the Writers Guild of America. The film reached #11 on the Variety national box office chart, earned $3 million at the box office, and finished at #26 on the year end list of the top-grossing movies of 1964. The title single from the soundtrack reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified Gold by the RIAA. There were two different title songs used in the movie.
The film made its home video debut in 1988, being released on VHS. When it was reissued on VHS in 1997, the song "Smokey Mountain Boy" was deleted. It was eventually reinstated back into the film when it made its DVD debut in 2007.