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.
Uma Thurman turned down the role of Penny Lane.
I can't believe you wanna be Atticus Finch. Oh, that makes me feel so good.
Young William: I like him.
Elaine, a professor, says she's going to give someone the "Cliff Notes" version, instead of the correct "Cliffs Notes" (or, as originally spelled, "Cliff's Notes"). However, the study aids have almost always been colloquially known as "Cliff Notes;"; the fact that they are incorrectly referred to as "CliffNotes" is even mentioned in the "CliffsNotes" Wikipedia entry.
At the beginning of the film, right when the 'vinyl records' credit comes up, you can hear a record player needle land on a record. There is a bit of fuzz, and the music kicks in.
The extended 'bootleg cut' version available on DVD features 39 minutes of additional footage, bringing the running time at 162 minutes. This version is actually titled 'Untitled' and has a title card as such in Cameron Crowe's handwriting.
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