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"Almost Famous" is a 2000 comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and telling the fictional story of a teenage journalist writing for Rolling Stone magazine while covering the fictitious rock band Stillwater, and his efforts to get his first cover story published. The film is semi-autobiographical, as Crowe himself was a teenage writer for Rolling Stone.


  1. "Almost Famous" is a book written by David Small.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (33 years ago)
    • award: - National Book Award for First Novel nomination for David Small
  2. "Almost famous" is a book by Zoey Dean.
  3. "Almost famous" is a book by Cameron Crowe.


  1. "Almost Famous" is the debut album by American R&B recording artist Lumidee, released by Universal Records on June 24, 2003.
  2. "Almost Famous" is a studio album from California indie hip hop group Living Legends. It was released in 2001.
  3. "Almost Famous" is the second album from rapper 8 Ball. It was released on November 20, 2001 through JCOR Entertainment. It features guest appearances by MJG, Ludacris, Carl Thomas and P. Diddy.
    • artist: 8Ball
    • released on (14 years ago)
  4. "Almost Famous" is a musical album of Big Eyes.
    • released on
  5. "Almost Famous" is a musical album of The Local Celebrities.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  6. "Almost Famous" is a composition.
  7. "Almost Famous" is a musical album of Da Bulldogs.
  8. "Almost Famous" is an album by After The Reign.

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Google previewThe Gospels and Christian Life in History and Practice (2009)

by Richard Valantasis, Douglas K. Bleyle, Dennis C. Haugh

Almost Famous is a film about rock and roll. Actually it is a film that reveals the inner essence of rock and roll in a time of great transition from the first days of the great rock and roll bands of the 1960s to the revised and renewed rock and roll ...

Google previewSweet Demotion (2011)

How an Almost Famous Rock Journalist Lost Everything and Found Himself (Almost) by Lonn Friend

Almost Famous is a beautifully courageous and shamelessly romantic autobiographical adventure. Cameron doesn't let us forget for an instant that we who love music are not the cursed but rather the blessed—the blessed uncool. Journalists ...

Google previewThe Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World (2010)

by Dave Montalbano

Almost Famous is a good motion picture that works on many levels. On one hand, this is a simple rock-and-road flick. Upon closer look, this motion picture provides a thoughtful discussion on the nature of keeping alive the fantasy of the rock ...

Google previewTimeline of America (2006)

Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture by Floyd Orr

Almost Famous is a rock fan's fantasy. 200 1— The Animal—Shallow Hal— Legally Blonde—Cats é“ Dogs—Planet of the Apes—Lara Croft: Tomb Raider— Oceans Eleven—Along Came a Spider— Bridget joness Diary—Pearl Harbor The Lord ...

Google previewTeen Film (2011)

A Critical Introduction by Catherine Driscoll

Almost Famous is a nostalgic story about the music and youth of 1973, which William remains on the edge of, looking in. It is thus different from nostalgic teen films like American Graffiti and Grease, where the protagonists are the point of ...

Google previewShining in Shadows (2011)

Movie Stars of the 2000s by Murray Pomerance

Almost Famous is a movie that defuses its own bad conscience,” noted Village Voice critic J. Hoberman. “As suggested by Jerry Maguire (1996), Crowe's specialty is the principled sellout.” After being forced to swallow this sugar-coated ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film (2016)

by Melissa U. D. Goldsmith, Paige A. Willson, Anthony J. Fonseca

Outstanding Cast Almost Famous is a partly autobiographical and partly fictional film directed by Cameron Crowe. Its action begins between the late 1960s and early 1970s with an ...

Google previewFilm Experience, Intro (2016)

by CTI Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Almost Famous: Almost Famous is a 2000 comedydrama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and telling the fictional story of a teenage journalist writing for .

Google previewUnderstanding Movies And Film Makers (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Almost Famous: Almost Famous is a 2000 comedydrama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and telling the fictional story of a ...

Google previewReel Views 2 (2005)

The Ultimate Guide to the Best 1,000 Modern Movies on DVD and Video by James Berardinelli, Roger Ebert

Almost Famous is an unqualified success. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Amelie [France, 2001] Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz ...

Google previewThe Rock & Roll Film Encyclopedia (2007)

by John Kenneth Muir

Almost Famous (2000) (fic band) Starring: Billy Crudup (Russell Hammond); Frances McDormand (Elaine Miller); Kate Hudson (Pennv Lane); Jason Lee ( JcffBebe); Patrick Fugit (William Miller); Zooey Deschanel (Anita); Philip Seymour ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

Almost Famous, 2000 2. a follower or hobbyist devoted to a pre-eminent person within a given field, or to a genre or subject type US, 1967 An extension of the previous sense, this usage is not restricted to rock groups or music, nor is there a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian-American Literature (2009)

by Seiwoong Oh

12–13, 235 Almost Famous ...

Google previewMeaning and the Lexicon (2010)

The Parallel Architecture 1975-2010 by Ray Jackendoff

almost famous/dusty/weary), but that the PPs do, because of the to. This account might be of use as well in explaining an ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Cinema (2011)

by Keith M. Booker

Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous (2000) explores the world and culture of rock music through a thinly fictionalized account of its director's days as a teenage rock music journalist. In addition, documentaries about rock music, often based on ...

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