Almost Famous Poster

Release Date: September 22nd, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2001

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
Set in 1973, it chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time. When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater -- fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond and lead singer Jeff Bebe William embarks on an eye-opening journey with the band's tour, despite the objections of his protective mother.

Cast: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor

Director: Cameron Crowe

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Vinyl Films, Dreamworks Pictures

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Hospital, Rise, Pursuit, Touching, 1970s, Mother, Hotel

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Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)