Almost Famous

Lists: Adventure, HPR Movie Of The Day, Music

Brief Synopsis: "Almost Famous is an autobiographical inspired film about a 15-year-old who is hired by Rolling Stone magazine to follow and interview a rock band during their tour. A film about growing up, first love, disappointment, and the life of a rock star."

Overall Ranking: 148 (Rank from 2000: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Danny M100
Bryan Lienesch99 - Just a brilliantly-executed movie. It's so grand in scope and yet pencils in every character with unbelievable detail.
Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 6
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 8
David Baruffi97
Sir M Hayes XIV95
Rob from GuysFilmQuest93Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Patrick Devitt90
Dylan B70
J Collins68

People Involved

  • Kate Hudson (Penny Lane)
  • Billy Crudup (Russell Hammond)
  • Frances McDormand (Elaine Miller)
  • Jason Lee (Jeff Bebe)
  • Patrick Fugit (William Miller)
  • Zooey Deschanel (Anita Miller)
  • Michael Angarano (Young William)
  • Anna Paquin (Polexia Aphrodisia)
  • Fairuza Balk (Sapphire)
  • Noah Taylor (Dick Roswell)
  • John Fedevich (Ed Vallencourt)
  • Mark Kozelek (Larry Fellows)
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Lester Bangs)
  • Liz Stauber (Leslie)
  • Jimmy Fallon (Dennis Hope)
  • Olivia Rosewood (Beth From Denver)
  • Bijou Phillips (Estrella Starr)
  • Alice Marie Crowe (Mrs. Deegan)
  • J.J. Cohen (Roadie Scully)
  • Gary Kohn (Roadie Gregg)
  • Ray Porter (Roadie Mick)
  • Mark Pellington (Freddy)
  • Eion Bailey (Jann Wenner)
  • Terry Chen (Ben Fong-Torres)
  • Rainn Wilson (David Felton)
  • Erin Foley (Alison The Fact Checker)
  • Pauley Perrette (Alice Wisdom)
  • Chris McElprang (Aaron Amedori)
  • Sarah Kozer (Extra (uncredited))
  • Cameron Crowe (Director)