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.


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

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Did You Know?


Ben Fong Torres was a one-time senior editor and writer for Rolling Stone, from near the beginning through to the early eighties. During his time with Rolling Stone he interviewed Bob Dylan and The Doors, amongst many others. Since leaving he has published a number of books, ... ...


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


"Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid" is actually a quote by Dorothea Brande, not Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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) (17 September 2000)


$32,534,850 (USA)

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