Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky

  • 2001
  • R
  • 136 min
  • USA, Spain
  • fantasy, mystery, romance

A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.

Director: Cameron Crowe

Writer: Cameron Crowe

Stars: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee

An ambitious mix of genres, Vanilla Sky collapses into an incoherent jumble. Cruise's performance lacks depth, and it's hard to feel sympathy for his narcissistic character.

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  • Cameron Crowe
    Cameron Crowe
    Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an American screenwriter and film director. Before moving into the film industry, Crowe was a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, for which he still frequently writes. Crowe has made his mark with character-driven, personal films that have been generally hailed as refreshingly original and devoid of cynicism. Michael Walker in The New York...

Main Cast


Tagline: Forget everything you know, and open your eyes.

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: fantasy, mystery, romance, science fiction, thriller

Keywords: love triangle, regret, jealousy, amnesia, dream, ex-girlfriend, love of one's life, reality, nightmare, surreal, face operation, time, virtual reality, plastic surgery, illusion, life extension, puzzle, love, wealth, tragic love, confusion, memory loss, doctor, car accident, fear, relationship, heartbreak, freak accident, disfigured face, surgery, lost love, individuality, disfigurement, wealthy man, flashback

Categories: phobia


Producer: Cameron Crowe, Tom Cruise, Paula Wagner

Editor: Joe Hutshing, Mark Livolsi

Casting: Gail Levin

Director of photography: John Toll

Original music composer: Nancy Wilson

Costume design: Betsy Heimann

Production design: Catherine Hardwicke

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 136 min

Country: USA, Spain

Language: English, Spanish

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Color

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