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The Daily Movie Quote: Almost Famous
"If you think Mick Jagger will still be out there trying to be a rock star at age fifty, then you are sadly, sadly mistaken." - Dennis Hope, Almost Famous (2000)
Columbia Pictures, Rated R, 122 minutes.
Directed By: Cameron Crow
Billy Crudup - Russell Hammond
Kate Hudson - Penny Lane
Frances McDormand - Elaine Miller
Jason Lee - Jeff Bebe
Patrick Fugit - William Miller
Zooey Deschenel - Anita Miller
Anna Paquin - Polexia Aphrodisia
Fairuza Balk - Sapphire
Philip Seymore Hoffman - Lester Bangs
Domestic Box Office Gross: $32,522,352
Synopsis: A 15 year old journalist, William Miller, is hired by Rolling Stone magazine to cover an up and coming band. In doing so William comes of age in love and life.
Fact: Almost Famous is based on director Cameron Crowe's experience as a young writer for Rolling Stone.
Trivia: Stillwater's bus is named "Doris".
Movie Mistake: The picture of Penny jumps from the right side of Williams typewriter to the left.
My Take: It's days like this where I truly love doing The Daily Movie Quote because it reminds me about some really amazing movies out there. This is Cameron Crowe's best film by far. I know that I'm going to be watching this film again soon. "You are home." what a great scene.
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