Elizabethtown


2h 3m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Drew Baylor, once a rising star at a leading athletic shoe company, has just been fired due to the overwhelming failure of his design for a sneaker and $972 million loss his company suffered because of the fiasco. As if that wasn't bad enough, things get even worse: Drew receives a phone call informing him that his father has passed away--and now, he must get on a plane for Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to retrieve his father's remains. On the plane ride, Drew meets Claire, a flight attendant and unstoppably positive woman who changes the course of his life. It is in Kentucky that Drew comes to learn the breadth of his father's life and his own family roots. Drew, with the help of Claire, submits to discovering the possibilities for his own destiny.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Cesar Aguirre; Gregg Gardner
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Arkansas, USA; Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Oregon, USA; Kentucky, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Synopsis

Drew Baylor, once a rising star at a leading athletic shoe company, has just been fired due to the overwhelming failure of his design for a sneaker and $972 million loss his company suffered because of the fiasco. As if that wasn't bad enough, things get even worse: Drew receives a phone call informing him that his father has passed away--and now, he must get on a plane for Elizabethtown, Kentucky, to retrieve his father's remains. On the plane ride, Drew meets Claire, a flight attendant and unstoppably positive woman who changes the course of his life. It is in Kentucky that Drew comes to learn the breadth of his father's life and his own family roots. Drew, with the help of Claire, submits to discovering the possibilities for his own destiny.

Crew

Ryan Adams

Song

Ryan Adams

Song Performer

Cesar Aguirre

Cable Operator

Kimberly Aguirre

Auditor

Mary Albee

Stunts

Sal Alvarez

Loader

Peter Anderson

Props

Dustin Ault

Grip

Herb Ault

Grip

Jeffrey Ault

Production Assistant

Georges Auric

Song

Jane Austin

Stunts

Sarah Baker

Production Assistant

Ken Ballantine

Electrician

Jim Bandsuh

Conceptual Illustrator

Pedro Barquin

Greensman

Chris Baugh

Location Manager

Jennifer Baum

Props

Steven F. Beaupre

Assistant Director

Ron Bedrosian

Adr Mixer

Victoria Bergsman

Song

Craig Berkey

Song Performer

Craig Berkey

Song

Craig Berkey

Sound Effects Editor

Robert Biegel

Auditor

Matthew J. Birch

Production Supervisor

James P. Bittl

Greensman

Jack Blanchard

On-Set Dresser

Tony Blaszcyk

Rigging Grip

Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr.

Visual Effects Supervisor

Bono

Song

Joseph Borrelli

Auditor

Debbi Bossi

Post-Production Supervisor

Mark Boucher

On-Set Dresser

Bobby Brayman

Painter

Ricky Brennan

Song

Andrew S. Brown

Casting

Anita Louise Brown

Set Costumer

Arthur Brown

Foreman

Francie Brown

Dialect Coach

James Brown

Song Performer

Lindsey Buckingham

Song Performer

Lindsey Buckingham

Song

Jamie Buckner

Production Assistant

Charles Burchill

Song

Michele Burke

Makeup Designer

Michele Burke

Makeup Supervisor

David Burnett

Chief Lighting Technician

Teena Byl

Assistant

Carol Byron

Production Auditor

Carol Byron

Production Accountant

Ian Calip

Production Assistant

Earl R. Cantrell

Rigging Electrician

Jennifer Caputo

Stunts

Paul Carden

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Julio Carmona

Adr

Michael Chavez

Camera Operator

Jeff Chumas

Stunts

Gary Clause

Foreman

Larry Clause

Props

Adam Clayton

Song

L Elizabeth Cline

Production Assistant

John Coats

Matte Painter

Chase Coleman

Stunts

Doug Coleman

Stunt Coordinator

Eliza Coleman

Stunts

Whitney Coleman

Stunts

Allen Collins

Song

Mark Comperry

Foreman

Geoffrey Cormier

Greensman

Ivan Corona

Assistant

Don Coufal

Boom Operator

Clark Credle

Production Assistant

Colin Cripps

Song

Amanda Crockett

Production Assistant

Cameron Crowe

Producer

Cameron Crowe

Song

Cameron Crowe

Screenplay

Tom Cruise

Producer

Natasha Cuba

Casting Assistant

Matt Danon

Hair Stylist

Donald Davidson

Electrician

Valerie Davidson

Foley Editor

Brad Dean

Props

Minerva Deguzman

Auditor

Paul Demarte

Photography

Nancy Deren

Set Designer

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Dhamarata G. Dhiensuwana

Rigging Grip

Joel Dougherty

Assistant Sound Editor

Jessica Drake

Dialect Coach

Chris Duffy

Rigging Grip

Ted Eachis

Rigging Grip

Alan Easley

On-Set Dresser

Kathleen Edwards

Song Performer

Kathleen Edwards

Song

Pamela Elliott

Production Assistant

Jeannie Epper

Stunts

Maria Eriksson

Song

Louie Escobar

Grip

Jim Evens

Song

Tim Everitt

Compositing Supervisor

Mathias Fain

On-Set Dresser

David Fanderlik

Props

Mary Jane Faris

Auditor

Maureen Farley

Property Master

Craig Fehrman

Transportation Coordinator

Anthony Feola

Props

Brian Feola

Props

James Fernandez

On-Set Dresser

Trayce Field

Assistant Costume Designer

Cindy Fields

Production Assistant

Jeff Finlin

Song Performer

Jeff Finlin

Song

Andy Fischer

Associate Producer

Aaron Fitzgerald

Production Assistant

Tyrone Fitzgerald

Song

David Fogg

Digital Effects Artist

Derek Forbes

Song

Charlie Foster

Dga Trainee

John Foster

Props

Stephen Foster

Song

Kelli Franklin

Production Assistant

Joann Fregalette Jansen

Choreographer

Beat Frutiger

Art Director

Jeremy Fry

Stunts

Maggie Fung

Makeup

Kevin L Funston

Assistant Location Manager

Sean Garcia

Production Secretary

Gregg Gardner

Cable Operator

Paul J Giacalone

Grip

Doreen Gilbertson

Painter

Mike Glover

Grip

Nancy A Gomes

Painter

Patrick Gomes

Painter

Tim Gomes

Painter

Tony Gomes

Painter

Oscar Gomez

Rigging Grip

Scott Goodale

Props

Kelly Gordon

Song

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Robert Greenfield

On-Set Dresser

Robert Greenfield

Set Decorator

Patty Griffin

Song Performer

Clay A. Griffith

Production Designer

Bernie Hagadorn

Rigging Grip

Vincent P Hale

Rigging Grip

Allen L Hall

Special Effects Coordinator

Matthew Hall

Special Effects Technician

Scott Hankins

Set Costumer

Martin Hansson

Song

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Peter Harney

Song

Jimmy Harritos

Rigging Electrician

Michael Hatzer

Color Timer

Glen E. Hawbecker

Props

Alex Hillkurtz

Storyboard Artist

Eddie Hinton

Song Performer

Eddie Hinton

Song

Matthew Hirsch

Production Coordinator

Coleman Horn

Consultant

Stacy M. Horn

Costume Supervisor

Chris Howell

Stunts

John Hunter

Song

Gregory Huster

Production Assistant

Amy M Huth

Assistant Production Coordinator

David Inman

Grip

Jim Jackson

On-Set Dresser

David Jacobs

Rotoscope Animator

Jim James

Song

Chris Jenkins

Sound Mixer

Jack Jennings

Special Effects Technician

Daniel S. Jimenez

Dolly Grip

Elton John

Song Performer

Elton John

Song

Martha Johnston

Assistant Art Director

Cliff Jones

Props

Susan V Kalinowski

Hair

Carlton Kaller

Music Scoring Mixer

Carlton Kaller

Music Editor

Alan Kaneshiro

Electrician

Adam Kass

Production Assistant

Dean Kay

Song

Thomas Ahlo Kelii

Electrician

Jason Kennedy

Casting Assistant

Charles Kern

Painter

James Kerr

Song

Beth Keshishian

Production Assistant

Rich King

Casting

Adam Kirby

On-Set Dresser

Jonathan Klein

Foley Editor

Rick Kline

Sound Mixer

Bethany Koshinski

Auditor

Steve Kucharski

Rigging Electrician

David Kudell

Assistant Sound Editor

Lincoln Kupchak

Visual Effects Editor

Chelsea Ladd

Production Assistant

Michael Lagnese

Assistant

Joe Lampkin

Security

Brendan Lee

Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Cesar Aguirre; Gregg Gardner
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Arkansas, USA; Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Oregon, USA; Kentucky, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States Fall October 14, 2005

Released in United States on Video February 7, 2006

Released in United States September 2005

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema September 2-11, 2005.

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 19-November 3, 2005.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Out of Competition) August 31-September 10, 2005.

Ashton Kutcher was previously attached to star.

Kirsten Dunst dropped out of her role in "The Woods" by M. Night Shyamalan to star in "Elizabethtown."

Project was previously a co-production between Paramount and Dreamworks.

Released in United States 2005 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 19-November 3, 2005.)

Released in United States 2005 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Out of Competition) August 31-September 10, 2005.)

Released in United States on Video February 7, 2006

Released in United States September 2005 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema September 2-11, 2005.)

Released in United States Fall October 14, 2005