• Elizabethtown (2005)


Release Date: October 14th, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2006

PG-13 |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Aspiring young shoe designer Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) gets fired from his high-profile job after the failure of his latest project. To make matters worse, his girlfriend, Ellen (Jessica Biel), leaves him, and he becomes suicidal. Drew's morbid plans are interrupted by the news of his father's death, and he is called back to his Kentucky hometown. On his flight home, he meets the lovely Claire (Kirsten Dunst), a sunny flight attendant who tries to help him embrace life once again.

Cast: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel, Alec Baldwin, Paul Schneider, Paula Deen

Director: Cameron Crowe

Genres: Comedy drama , Romance

Production Co: Vinyl Films, CW Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Emotional , Transformation , Family , Small town , 2000s , Sister , Mother , Death , Endearing , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    Tedious humor and sentimentality bury what could have been a pretty good road picture. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A saga of static set pieces and strenuously clever notions, this is a fiasco of a film if ever there was one.

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An unmitigated, inexplicable, unforgivable flop. show more

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