YMMV / Elizabethtown

  • Alternate Character Interpretation: Roger Ebert published a reader letter that puts forward the theory that Claire is an angel sent to save Drew from self-destruction, who chooses to leave Heaven to stay on Earth with him.
  • Awesome Music: It's a Cameron Crowe movie.
    • "My Father's Gun" by Elton John, which plays after Drew's botched suicide attempt, as well as in the middle of his road trip.
    • "This Time Around" by IO, when Drew reminisces about his father before setting out for Elizabethtown.
    • Ruckus's rendition of "Freebird" at Mitch's memorial service. Not even a raging fire with the sprinklers at full-blast stops the band from Epic Rocking.
    • Most of the songs on Claire's mix CD's.
  • Critical Dissonance: Only has a 28% on Rotten Tomatoes, but it's well-loved by fans, despite the box office failure.
  • Ear Worm: "I... can turn a green sky bluer!"
  • One-Scene Wonder: Alec Baldwin as Drew's boss Phil who can't seem to decide if he wants to make Drew feel better or worse about his failure.