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The Daily Movie Quote: Almost Famous

Updated on September 15, 2010
The Cast of Almost Famous
The Cast of 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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      Sandra 3 years ago

      Hi Lindsay and Amy I really hope you reply even thuogh it has been 2 years since you've posted on here I'm so glad to have found this site. My name is Nichole and I am almost 23 years old, I have suffered with NDPH since I was 16. I was a Sophomore in high school, it was near the end of 2006 when I got sick with bronchitis and the flu and coughed and coughed and noticed I had a really terrible headache with it. Once the sickness went away I noticed that the migraine, that pain in my head that had been so foreign to me prior to this, had not gone away, and still has not to this day I had to be home schooled and quit all of my sports I was a part of My friends went on with their lives and forgot about me while I had a constant 24/7 pain that I could not get rid of no matter how hard I tried or how much it killed me, physically and mentally. We began with Chiropractors, decompression machines, adjustments, etc. I traveled hours to probably 20 different Chiropractors that all said that they knew what I had and exactly how to treat it. I've tried natural supplements, over the counter medications, 6 Occipital nerve blocks in the back of my head, massage, diets of no wheat, no gluten, no sugar, vegan only, all with no progress. My family understands the pain and how I can be ok one minute but then pick up something slightly too heavy, walk a little too fast, sit down a little too hard and I will have to be in my room with blankets over my windows and absolutely no sound because the pain is so unbearable. It is so frustrating because I too feel like a burden, like ok you have a headache so what? Why can't you stay out late or get up early or work long shifts or run around and be active? But it is so much more than a headache It's become a way of life and althuogh I think I handle it well I know that deep down I am depressed and deeply saddened by it because anytime I stop to think about it or talk to anyone about it I cry instantly. Lindsay, I too have tried the things you have with no help and at Cleveland Clinic where they did my nerve blocks they told me about the program where you stay there for an amount of time. My option they told me about when staying there was a few weeks, they would put me on all these medications and steroid medications, have physical therapy and counseling as well. They also said the FDA would soon be approving the Botox injections, I'm sorry those did not help you either NDPH has altered my life drastically, I can't work as much, I can't run around and just be free, I can't take a full load of classes at a time Basically I just want to thank you for having this site Amy, it is really more helpful than you know, just knowing that I'm not the only one to suffer from this and that I'm not the only one that has this pain to think about every single second of every day Bless you and bless all your readers, may you all find relief from the pain -Nichole