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Over-stuffed romantic comedy from Crowe begins with the career meltdown of Drew Baylor (Bloom with a so-so American accent). Before Drew can wallow in suicidal depression, his manic mother Hollie (Sarandon) and sister Heather (Greer) inform Drew that dad died while visiting his hometown of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Drew must deal with the funeral arrangements. This leads to his meeting cute but psychotically perky flight attendant Claire (Dunst), who decides she must console Drew at all costs. Drew discovers things about himself and his family that you may not care about at all, and takes a road trip--accompanied, as per usual in Crowe's movies, by copious amounts of music.

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Available on Running time 120 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Romantic Drama, Comedy Drama, Funerals, Stewardesses, American South, Suicide, Brothers & Sisters, Family Drama
Cameron Crowe
Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel, Alec Baldwin, Paul Schneider, Loudon Wainwright, Bruce McGill, Paula Deem, Gailard Sartain, Dan Biggers
John Toll
Nancy Wilson
Jeff Wexler, David Moritz, Beat Frutiger, Nancy Steiner, Clay A. Griffith
Tom Cruise, Paula Wagner, Cameron Crowe, Cruise-Wagner Productions, Vinyl Films, Paramount Pictures

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Drew Baylor, "California Boy," works for an important international shoe company. His project failed, costing the company hundreds of millions of dollars, he is fired, and his girlfriend Ellen breaks up with him. Drew tries to commit suicide until he is interrupted by his sister's call of bad news. His father passed away, and he has to go to Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to bring the body back home. While on the nearly empty plane, Drew meets the flight attendant, Claire, who chats with him and draws a map of Elizabethtown. He later discovers that Claire wrote her number on the back of the map. After the funeral, Drew and Claire talk on the phone for hours. Claire helps Drew with his troubles, their bond grows into something beautiful. She shows him a life that he never knew he could have. This movie is an amazing love story.