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.


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  • Patrick Fugit stars as William
  • Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit in Almost Famous (2000)
  • Billy Crudup stars as Russell Hammond
  • Kate Hudson and Patrick Fugit in Almost Famous (2000)
  • Billy Crudup and Cameron Crowe on the set (Jason Lee in thebackground to the left)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The roles of Russell Hammond and Penny Lane were originally written for Brad Pitt and Sarah Polley respectively. Polley dropped out to work on her own project, the low-budget Canadian movie The Law of Enclosures (2000). According to Crowe, Pitt worked with Crowe for months before finally admitting... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

In the Untitled version, when William and Lester Bangs are alone on the San Diego corner, just after Lester refers to "his many fans", a 1990s Obey Giant (aka "Andre Has a Posse") poster is on the traffic box on the left.


Crazy Credits

Photographs of Stillwater, William, and the Band-Aids are shown during the final credits.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Music

Details

Release Date:

22 September 2000

Language

English, French


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,314,646 (USA) (17 September 2000)

Gross:

$32,534,850 (USA)

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