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1* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Creator/RogerEbert [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060625/LETTERS/60627001 published a reader letter]] that puts forward the theory that Claire is [[spoiler:an angel sent to save Drew from self-destruction, who chooses to leave Heaven to stay on Earth with him.]]* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: 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 "[[Music/LynyrdSkynyrd Freebird]]" at Mitch's memorial service. Not even a raging fire with the sprinklers at full-blast stops the band from EpicRocking.** Most of the songs on Claire's mix CD's.* CriticalDissonance: Only has a 28% on Rotten Tomatoes, but it's well-loved by fans, despite the box office failure.* FranchiseOriginalSin: [[https://film.avclub.com/the-bataan-death-march-of-whimsy-case-file-1-elizabet-1798210595 According to Nathan Rabin]], the films of Cameron Crowe (such has ''Film/AlmostFamous'' and ''Film/JerryMaguire'') have the exact same issues as ''Elizabethtown'' (NothingButHits soundtrack, character that undergoes great disaster and spends the rest of the movie finding himself, etc), but this is the movie in which it really hit overkill levels of glurge (Rabin's analysis' title, "The '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataan_Death_March Bataan Death March]]''' of Whimsy", says it all) and audiences finally felt that Crowe's SignatureStyle TastesLikeDiabetes.* OneSceneWonder: 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.----

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