Almost Famous

Almost Famous (2000)

Experience it. Enjoy it. Just don't fall for it.

  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 2000-09-15
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 2632 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: DreamWorks Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Cameron Crowe
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In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band, Stillwater.

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  • Billy Crudup

    as Russell Hammond
  • Frances McDormand

    as Elaine Miller
  • Kate Hudson

    as Penny Lane
  • Jason Lee

    as Jeff Bebe
  • Patrick Fugit

    as William Miller
  • Zooey Deschanel

    as Anita Miller
  • Michael Angarano

    as Young William
  • Anna Paquin

    as Polexia Aphrodisia
  • Fairuza Balk

    as Sapphire
  • Noah Taylor

    as Dick Roswell
  • John Fedevich

    as Ed Vallencourt
  • Mark Kozelek

    as Larry Fellows
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman

    as Lester Bangs
  • Liz Stauber

    as Leslie
  • Jimmy Fallon

    as Dennis Hope
  • Olivia Rosewood

    as Beth from Denver
  • Bijou Phillips

    as Estrella Starr
  • Alice Marie Crowe

    as Mrs. Deegan
  • J.J. Cohen

    as Roadie Scully
  • Gary Kohn

    as Roadie Gregg
  • Ray Porter

    as Roadie Mick
  • Mark Pellington

    as Freddy
  • Eion Bailey

    as Jann Wenner
  • Terry Chen

    as Ben Fong-Torres
  • Rainn Wilson

    as David Felton
  • Erin Foley

    as Alison the Fact Checker
  • Jesse Caron

    as Darryl
  • Charles Walker

    as Principal
  • Jay Baruchel

    as Vic Munoz
  • Pauley Perrette

    as Alice Wisdom
  • Peter Frampton

    as Reg
  • Zack Ward

    as The Legendary Red Dog
  • Mitch Hedberg

    as Eagles Road Manager
  • Devin Corey

    as The Who Road Manager
  • Pete Droge

    as Hyatt Singer
  • Elaine Summers

    as Hyatt Singer
  • Eric Stonestreet

    as Sheldon the Desk Clerk
  • Marc Maron

    as Angry Promoter
  • Shane Willard

    as Ticket Scalper
  • Chris McElprang

    as Aaron Amedori
  • John Patrick Amedori

    as John Patrick Amedori
  • Kate Peckham

    as Quiet Girl
  • Julia Decker

    as Waving Girl
  • Brian Vaughan

    as Real Topeka Kid
  • Anthony Martelli

    as Poolside Provocateur
  • Zach Clairville

    as Acid Kid
  • Ian Ridgeway

    as Topeka Partier
  • Isaac Curtiss

    as Topeka Partier
  • Chris Lennon Davis

    as Topeka Partier
  • Scott N. Stevens

    as Co-Pilot
  • Kevin Sussman

    as Lenny
  • Reathel Bean

    as Warwick Hotel Clerk
  • Tom Riis Farrell

    as Plaza Doctor
  • Laura Bastianelli

    as Nurse
  • Samuel Aaron Roberson

    as High School Band
  • Brian Andreasen

    as High School Band
  • Jared Hren

    as High School Band
  • Mary Dragicevich

    as High School Band
  • Aura Barr

    as High School Band
  • Daniel Wilson

    as Journalism Teacher
  • William Barillaro

    as Bus Driver
  • Holly Maples

    as Flight Attendant
  • Matt Griesser

    as PSA Co-Pilot
  • Susan Yeagley

    as Have a Nice Day Stewardess
  • Nicole Spector

    as Hippie Girl at Airport
  • Patrick Irmen

    as Wanna Get High Guy
  • Nick Swardson

    as Insane Bowie Fan
  • Cindy Weber

    as Shocked Elevator Family
  • Kris Weber

    as Shocked Elevator Family
  • Kimberly Weber

    as Shocked Elevator Family
  • Kristin Weber

    as Shocked Elevator Family
  • Samer Sourakli

    as Mustache Boy
  • Michelle Moretti

    as Swingo's Desk Clerk
  • Ana Maria Quintana

    as Arizona Housekeeper
  • Lisa Buchignani

    as Arizona Housekeeper
  • Matt Abrams

    as Rocker (uncredited)
  • Dan Andreiu

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Lilly Scourtis Ayers

    as Max's Kansas City Waitress (uncredited)
  • Tammy Blue

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Chadney Brewer

    as Dog Walker (uncredited)
  • Andrew Briedis

    as Boy with Bike (uncredited)
  • Greg Bronson

    as Upscale Pedestrian (uncredited)
  • Mark Cirillo

    as Bowie Groupie (uncredited)
  • Emmy Collins

    as Hotel Loadie (uncredited)
  • Rebeca Cristian

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Cindy Crowe

    as Anita - Startled Family Member (uncredited)
  • Wayne Doba

    as Leonard Barr (uncredited)
  • Nathan DuCray

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Bodhi Elfman

    as Alice's Manager (uncredited)
  • Mark J. Ferreri

    as Micheal Creamer (uncredited)
  • David C. Fisher

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Cole Fraley

    as Hippy Chauffeur at Swingo's (uncredited)
  • Elizabeth Friedman

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Kyle Gass

    as Quince Allen (uncredited)
  • Loic Gisselere

    as Security Guard (uncredited)
  • Troy Higgins

    as Aaron's Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Aimee Joy

    as Topeka Partier (uncredited)
  • Michael Layman

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Paul McMichael

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Melissa Miller

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Arnold Montey

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Deirdre O'Brien

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Marc Antonio Pritchett

    as Superfly Pimp (uncredited)
  • Louis E. Rosas

    as Max's Kansas City Patron (uncredited)
  • Eric Rosenberg

    as David Bowie's Manager (uncredited)
  • Shannon Saint Ryan

    as Musician (uncredited)
  • Brian Savage

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Nicki Sixteen

    as Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Casey Slade

    as Hardened Roadie (uncredited)
  • Abraham Smith

    as Rocker (uncredited)
  • Jimmy Star

    as Rocker (uncredited)
  • Christine Vienna

    as Groupie (uncredited)
  • Larry Weisberg

    as Frampton Concertgoer (uncredited)
  • Jann Wenner

    as Legend in Cab (uncredited)
  • Patrick Williams

    as Roadie (uncredited)
  • Evis Xheneti

    as Hippie Girl (uncredited)
Production Lisa Stewart Producer
Production Ian Bryce Producer
Editing Joe Hutshing Editor
Production Gail Levin Casting
Writing Cameron Crowe Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Betsy Heimann Costume Design
Directing Cameron Crowe Director
Editing Saar Klein Editor
Art Clay A. Griffith Art Direction
Production Cameron Crowe Producer
Production Scott M. Martin Producer
Camera John Toll Director of Photography
Art Robert Greenfield Set Decoration
Sound Nancy Wilson Original Music Composer
Production Steven P. Saeta Production Manager
Directing David Kelley Second Assistant Director
Crew Charles Croughwell Stunt Coordinator
Production Steven P. Saeta Associate Producer
Production Marty P. Ewing Associate Producer
Production Marty P. Ewing Production Manager
Production Jerry Ziesmer Associate Producer
Directing Jerry Ziesmer First Assistant Director
Directing Jill Southern Second Assistant Director
Visual Effects Ed Jones Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Virginia Randolph-Weaver Art Direction
Art Eric Rosenberg Assistant Art Director
Camera Mike Thomas Camera Operator
Camera Chris Haarhoff Camera Operator
Camera Chris Toll First Assistant Camera
Camera Tommy Klines First Assistant Camera
Camera Renee Treyball Second Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Audrey L. Anzures Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Kathryn Blondell Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Lois Burwell Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Carolyn Elias Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Michael Germain Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Kim Messina Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Maggie Myer Makeup Artist
Visual Effects John Frazier Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Jim Jolly Special Effects Technician
Crew Jim Schwalm Special Effects Coordinator
Camera Sal Alvarez Camera Loader
Camera Neal Preston Still Photographer
Sound Jeff Wexler Production Sound Mixer
Sound Don Coufal Boom Operator
Sound Paul Massey Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Rick Kline Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Doug Hemphill Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael D. Wilhoit Supervising Sound Editor
Lighting Randy Woodside Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Erik Bernstein Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting John S. Beyers Electrician
Lighting Jeff Durling Electrician
Lighting Billy Craft Electrician
Lighting Raymond Gonzales Electrician
Lighting Sean Smith Electrician
Lighting Chris Napolitano Rigging Gaffer
Camera Herb Ault Key Grip
Camera Kim Heath Best Boy Grip
Camera Danny Jimenez Dolly Grip
Camera Dustin Ault Grip
Camera Kyle Carden Grip
Camera Rick Avotte Grip
Camera Jeffrey L. Wilson Grip
Lighting Dhamarata Dhiensuwana Key Rigging Grip
Art David H. Allen Property Master
Art Mark Kusy Assistant Property Master
Art Melissa Feinberg Assistant Property Master
Costume & Make-Up John Hammer Maxwell On Set Dresser
Costume & Make-Up Michael Dennison Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Linda Henrikson Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Melissa Binder Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Buchignani Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Brian Callahan Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Jorge J. Gonzalez Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Nisa Kellner Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Jonny Pray Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Patia Prouty Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Nava R. Sadan Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Francisco Mares Tailor
Costume & Make-Up Alice S. Awad Seamstress
Directing Laurie Webb Second Second Assistant Director
Production Andrew S. Brown Casting Associate
Production Rich King Extras Casting
Art Cece Destefano Art Department Coordinator
Art Charisse Cardenas Set Designer
Art Mindy R. Toback Set Designer
Art Conny Boettger-Marinos Set Designer
Art Rod Gregory Set Dresser
Art Jeannine Stevens Set Dresser
Art Chris Peterson Set Dresser
Art Joe Viau Set Dresser
Art Pete Gikas Set Dresser
Production Robert James Ashe Production Assistant