Almost Famous (2000)

Showings

Sioux Falls State Theatre Mon, Apr 1 7:00 PM
Sioux Falls State Theatre Fri, Apr 19 7:00 PM
Sioux Falls State Theatre Sat, Apr 20 8:00 PM
Sioux Falls State Theatre Sun, Apr 21 6:30 PM
Film Info
Release Year:2000
Runtime:2h 2m (122 min)
Rating:R
Genre:Drama
Music
Production Country:USA
Original Langauge:English
Assistive Moviegoing:None
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Cameron Crowe
Cast:Billy Crudup
Frances McDormand
Kate Hudson
Jason Lee
Patrick Fugit
Zooey Deschanel
Anna Paquin
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Jimmy Fallon
Produced By:Ian Bryce
Cameron Crowe
Screenwriter:Cameron Crowe
Music By:Nancy Wilson

Description


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.


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Score: 4.0

 


91%

"Almost Famous, with its great ensemble performances and story, is a well-crafted, warm-hearted movie that successfully draws you into its era."
Rotten Tomatoes


 "Oh, what a lovely film. I was almost hugging myself while I watched it."
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times


"If you haven't already sold your soul to rock & roll, Almost Famous should seal the deal. It’s pure pleasure. Just don’t expect the dark side. Not since A Hard Day’s Night has a movie caught the thrumming exuberance of going where the music takes you."
Rolling Stone


"It's a coming-of-age tale compressed into a few mad weeks. And Crowe, the ex-journalist, captures the essence of good journalism -- its watchfulness, persistence and that instinct for a good human story."
Hollywood Reporter


"The film shimmers with the irresistible pleasures that define Hollywood at its best -- it's polished like glass, funny, knowing and bright, and filled with characters whose lives are invariably sexier and more purposeful than our own."
LA Weekly