• Vanilla Sky (2002)

Vanilla Sky

Release Date: January 11th, 2002

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 2002

R |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

Tom Cruise and Cameron Crowe reunite after "Jerry Maguire" for "Vanilla Sky," the story of a young New York City publishing magnate who finds himself on an unexpected roller-coaster ride of romance, comedy, suspicion, love, sex and dreams in a mind-bending search for his soul.

Cast: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, Timothy Spall, Tilda Swinton

Director: Cameron Crowe

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Cruise-Wagner Productions, Paramount Pictures, Vinyl Films, Sogecine

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Temptation, Friend, Melodramatic, New York City, Transformation, Office, Love, 2000s, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is the kind of movie you don't want to analyze until you've seen it two times. Now that I've seen it twice, I think I understand it, or maybe not. Certainly it's entertaining as it rolls along. show more

  • 63
    Mark CaroChicago Tribune

    Crowe's chilliest movie. In part this is by design. Like "Open Your Eyes," to which Crowe is mostly faithful, Vanilla Sky is a head trip that merges thriller, romance and science-fiction elements while playing with our notions of dreams and reality. show more

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    An involving, sweetly touching love story, buoyed by Crowe's natural, poetic dialogue and his knack for writing characters (especially women) who feel like real people instead of plot devices. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Song)