R | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
The film is director Cameron Crowe's semi-autobiographical account of life as a young Rolling Stone reporter. The actual group Crowe first toured with was The Allman Brothers Band. Gregg Allman distrusted him, and kept asking if he was a narc. Crowe was in a near-fatal plane crash while traveling ... ...
I can't believe you wanna be Atticus Finch. Oh, that makes me feel so good.
Young William: I like him.
Penny Lane rides a plane with winglets. The advantages of winglets weren't proven until 1976, and they were first used on commercial planes in 1985.
At the end of the movie, one can hear a record changer playing the outgoing groove of a record, the needle lifting, and the player shutting off.
$2,314,646 (USA) (15 September 2000)
$32,522,352 (USA) (23 March 2001)
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