Almost Famous (2000)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.


  • Frances McDormand stars as Elaine Miller
  • Michael Angarano appears as the young William
  • Patrick Fugit stars as William
  • Billy Crudup and Cameron Crowe on the set (Jason Lee in thebackground to the left)
  • Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit in Almost Famous (2000)

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When Cameron Crowe's mother appeared on the set for a cameo, Crowe made every effort to keep her away from Frances McDormand, who was playing a character based on her, so McDormand's interpretation of the part wouldn't be swayed. When he left the set for a few minutes on the ... ...


Elaine Miller: I can't believe you wanna be Atticus Finch. Oh, that makes me feel so good.
Young William: I like him.


When William meets Lester Bangs for the first time and walks with him, the bag over his shoulder changes position often between angles.

Crazy Credits

In the special edition DVD the extended cut of the film is renamed "Untitled".


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Music


Release Date:

22 September 2000


English, French

Country of Origin


Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,314,646 (USA) (15 September 2000)


$32,522,352 (USA) (23 March 2001)

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