Elizabethtown Movie

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Elizabethtown movie poster
Elizabethtown - movie still

Who's Involved:

Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst, Jessica Biel, Cameron Crowe, Paula Wagner, Alec Baldwin, Judy Greer, Paul Schneider, Bruce McGill, Gaillard Sartain, Loudon Wainwright III, Andy Fischer

Release Date:

Friday, October 14, 2005

language and some sexual references

Runtime: 2 hrs, 18 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

After his invention causes the Oregon shoe corporation he works for to lose millions of dollars, Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) is fired for his mistake, and then dumped by his girlfriend, Ellen. Hopelessly depressed, Drew decides to end his life when he gets a phone call. His father has died, and Drew has to go back to his family's small Kentucky hometown of Elizabethtown to make sure his father's dying wishes are fulfilled. On his trip home, Drew meets a flight attendant, Claire Colburn (Kirsten Dunst), with whom he falls in love, and it seems as if Drew's life may be back on track.

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Who stars in Elizabethtown: Cast List

"Hidden Figures" , "All Good Things"  

"Halloween Kills" , "Jurassic World"  

"Cafe Society" , "The Daughter"  

"The Boss Baby: Family Business" , "The Boss Baby"  

"American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" , "Blue Miracle"  


"Next" , "Spark: A Space Tail"  


Who's making Elizabethtown: Crew List

A look at the Elizabethtown behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Cameron Crowe last directed Aloha and We Bought a Zoo. The film's writer Cameron Crowe last wrote Aloha and Deep Tiki.


Cameron Crowe


Cameron Crowe
Tom Cruise
Andy Fischer
Paula Wagner

Production Companies

C/W Productions

Vinyl Films

Watch: Elizabethtown Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Elizabethtown?

Key Facts

  1. Elizabethtown was originally supposed to start shooting in January, 2004, but was pushed back because Crowe wanted to shoot the ensemble comedy during a specific time of year. Because of the delay, Ashton Kutcher had to drop out as the original lead.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Elizabethtown Release Date: When was the film released?

Elizabethtown was released in 2005 on Friday, October 14, 2005 (). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Where the Truth Lies, Domino and Paradise Now.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 7, 2006

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