R | | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover.
The scene with Tom Cruise alone in Times Square is not computer enhanced. The production was given unprecedented permission to shut down Times Square for one Sunday. At the time, the news ticker was providing updates on the George W. Bush-Al Gore election. To avoid dating the ... ...
Open your eyes.
Sofía: Open your eyes. Open your eyes. Open your eyes. Open your eyes. Open you...
In the opening scene we see David Aames awaken to the sound of his alarm clock, he quickly turns it off. But in reality that alarm clock was a JVC FS-SD1000 and the button Tom Cruise touched was the volume down button which would not have stopped the alarm nor made an indicator sound upon being touched.
The end credits are done to a background of a skyscape changing the various colors of the day.
Three parts from the quick montage at the end of the film suggest scenes cut from the final film: two frames from a scene that was in "Abre Los Ojos" (upon which "Vanilla Sky" was based) where David shoots a police officer in front of the L.E. building, a frame of David and Sofia on a bed where Sofia is wearing a bathrobe (she never wore a bathrobe in the film), and a frame set in David's company where David is a kid, sitting on a couch, and a man (possibly Thomas Tipp) is talking to him).
by Elmer Bernstein
Courtesy of Universal Pictures, a Division of Universal City Sutdios, Inc.
$25,015,518 (USA) (16 December 2001)
$100,614,858 (USA) (28 April 2002)
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