6.4/10
61,680
496 user 189 critic

Elizabethtown (2005)

During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

What if a computer disc held a code so powerful that it could change the world forever? While translating the Dead Sea Scrolls, a professor discovers a hidden formula that not only unlocks ... See full summary »

Director: Hank Whetstone
Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Maria Conchita Alonso, David Warner
Blood Ranch (Video 2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, ... See full summary »

Director: Corbin Timbrook
Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Dayton Knoll, Scott L. Schwartz
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The anti-terrorist Delta Force is called into action once again in this thriller, concerning a crazed genius who threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power to kill everyone in New York City.

Director: Mark Roper
Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Bryan Genesse, Greg Collins
U.S. Seals (Video 2000)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as ... See full summary »

Director: Yossi Wein
Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Greg Collins, Ty Miller
Romeo and Juliet I (2014)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.

Director: Don Roy King
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad, Donté Bonner
Supernatural (TV Movie 2005)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Neurophysicist Calvin Gordon can assimilate anyone's DNA and relive a moment of their life, using the genetic memory of learned and experienced memories locked in the DNA, making people resemble their parents and grandparents.

Director: Jim Fitzpatrick
Stars: Jim Fitzpatrick, Jodi Knotts, Quinn K. Redeker
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

DIVORCE TEXAS STYLE is about four men, four women and a Texas legend that says: if somebody wants a divorce in Texas, someone has to die. With two detectives hot on their trail, the four ... See full summary »

Director: Corbin Timbrook
Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Melody Moss, Marshall R. Teague
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

Securely within the grasp of a midlife crisis and disillusioned with the legal profession, a once proud attorney goes through the motions of yet another tedious deposition; but when ... See full summary »

Director: Carrie Drazek
Stars: Ricky Wayne, Jim Fitzpatrick, Kristin Wollett
Wimbledon (2004)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.

Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two cops: one black and the other female, become compelled to act against corruption and discrimination within their police precinct.

Director: Charles Burnett
Stars: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Erich Anderson
Divorce Texas Style (Video 2014)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Divorce: Your decision today, may make or break your tomorrow.

Stars: Jesse Adams, Ruth Aguilar, Daniel Baldwin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Uncle Dale (as Loudon Wainwright)
...
...
...
Dan Biggers ...
Alice Marie Crowe ...
...
Mitch Baylor
Edit

Storyline

After causing a loss of almost one billion dollars in his company, the shoe designer Drew Baylor decides to commit suicide. However, in the exact moment of his act of despair, he receives a phone call from his sister telling him that his beloved father had just died in Elizabethtown, and he should bring him back since his mother had problem with the relatives of his father. He travels in an empty red eye flight and meets the attendant Claire Colburn, who changes his view and perspective of life. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Best Place To Find Yourself.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elizabettauna  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$57,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,618,711, 16 October 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,838,389, 18 December 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,500,000, 13 November 2005
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On Claire's road map for Drew, there is a quote by R. Hammond and J. Bebe. Russell Hammond and Jeff Bebe were two of Stillwater's members in Cameron Crowe's previous film Almost Famous (2000). See more »

Goofs

While Claire is talking to Drew on the airplane, the level of his drink goes from nearly empty with no ice to nearly full with a lot of ice. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dock Worker: [receiving returning good] Welcome back, boys.
Drew Baylor: As somebody once said, there's a difference between a failure and a fiasco. A failure is simply the non-present of success. Any fool can accomplish failure. But a fiasco, a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. A fiasco is a folktale told to others, that makes other people feel more... alive. Because it didn't happen to them.
See more »

Crazy Credits

This film opens with the 1954 "VistaVision" Paramount Pictures logo - instead of the new 'live-action' one. This logo was used at the head of all Paramount films released from the mid-1950s through to 1986. See more »

Connections

Features Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Moon River
(1961)
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another "don't listen to the critics" lesson.
22 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

If I listened to critics, I would never have gone to see this movie. Luckily I mostly ignore critics. I sat through this movie in an audience that cried with me, laughed loudly with me, groaned at a couple parts with me, and clapped when the movie ended. We all walked out smiling. There were a couple of dumb scenes but mostly this "life journey" movie was filled with moments we can all relate to and understand.

Orlando Bloom was perfect in his role. His facial expressions, his willingness to let go, and his timing was right on. I am not sure about the choice of Kirsten Dunst. She was good but I think she was not quite right for the role. I could have done without the Susan Sarandon role altogether but I am not a huge fan. The side story of Chuck and Cindy's wedding weekend was so appropriate to the life aspects of the movie.

Cameron Crowe has created a quirky, funny, sad, happy movie that made a couple of turns I did not expect. The road trip at the end was so familiar and brought back enough memories to leave me wanting more. This is a movie I will see again in the theater and add to my DVD collection.


198 of 300 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 496 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page