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.
Undertaking research for his part as William, it quickly came to light that millennial Patrick Fugit had a lot to learn about 70s music. He laughingly confessed to interviewers "I thought Ledd Zeppelin was one person!"
I can't believe you wanna be Atticus Finch. Oh, that makes me feel so good.
Young William: I like him.
When William calls the desk to report Penny's 'accident' with some Quaaludes, a close-up shows the Quaalude Bottle. The label should say Rorer (Pharmaceuticals), not 'Lemmon'. The Lemmon Company didn't make Quaaludes until 1978.
In the music credits at the end of the film, all songs sung by Stillwater are credited to the characters who would have written them.
$2,314,646 (USA) (17 September 2000)