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Elizabethtown

Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual references.

PG-13 In Theaters 10/14/2005 , 121min.
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Viewer Score
52%
Viewer score based on 5 ratings
45%
Critic score based on 37 reviews

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January 23, 2011
kcwitter1693
It is a mystery to me why some people do not like this movie. This is one of my favorite films for so many reasons. The actors are great. Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom are perfect for their roles and have amazing chemestry. The soundtrack of this movie is absolutely fabulous, and it is overall a very touching movie. The first 20 minutes are a little boring but the
March 21, 2010
BMP4H2O
Odd film, with some great moments. Very quirkie.
September 30, 2009
Giddyuplucy
This movie wasn't great but it wasn't terrible either. There were spots that dragged on or were somewhat awkward. It has a great theme to it and the music is pretty good too. All the actors were great but I was pleasantly surprised by Orlando's performance; it was fun seeing him having fun in the role. But they tried to make it a little better than it was supposed to be by jumbling everything.
May 13, 2009
jacci068
one of my alltime favorite movies. it made me laugh, cry, and want to jump for joy when it was over. the actors were great, the story was great, and the soundtrack was amazing. rent this movie.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Variety
Although rich in screwball silliness and sharp one-liners, film lacks the narrative drive one finds in the classic comedies of Preston Sturges, Frank Capra and Billy Wilder, whom Crowe always seems to try to emulate. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
A mess of a movie -- but a warm, friendly mess that's hard not to like, even when it tests your patience. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Though it's no fiasco -- there's nothing mythic about its disjointed story -- it is a failure. Full Review
Dana Stevens
The New York Times
Elizabethtown is a long, lurching trip to nowhere in particular, but Elizabethtown is a place where you wouldn't mind spending some more time, though perhaps under different circumstances. Full Review
David Edelstein
Slate
For all sort of reasons, I was disappointed that there is barely anything of Bruce McGill as the family's hearty swindler. And there is too much of Sarandon, whose big scene--a speech at her late husband's memorial service, complete with jokes and a tap dance--is the movie's most egregious misfire. Full Review

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