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Surreal Dream?

  • Apr 24, 2009
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It is very difficult to write this review without giving spoilers but I really enjoyed this movie. It is one of those types where you are not sure what is real and want is in Tom Cruise's mind.

Cruise is in some type of correctional facility telling his story to Kurt Russell who appears to be a psychiatrist for his defense in a crime. Cruise is wearing a mask and you suspect that he may be somehow disfigured under it. Cruise tells how he was the major shareholder of a corporation and he had his disagreements with the board. He also seems to have a lot of vivid dreams.

He also, tells about his relationships with Camaron Diaz and Penelope Cruz. He gets into a car accident with Diaz and she dies. The rest of the time you don't know what is real, what is a dream, or maybe in Cruise's mind.

Diaz and Cruz are both gorgeous and the movie held me from start to finish!

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Maybe I have to re-watch after seeing when it FIRST came out .. but, gads, put me to sleep. This comment may get me kicked out, but, hey, it's what I remember! CHEERS!
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Director: Cameron Crowe
Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release Date: December 14, 2001
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: Cameron Crowe
Runtime: 2hrs 14min
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