“Almost Famous” quotes(2000)
Plot – 1973: teenage William has just been to his favorite band’s concert, the Stillwater, and is encouraged by the prestigious magazine "Rolling Stone" to write an article about the band’s American tour. Nagged by his anxious mother - who often calls the other daughter to tell her not to take drugs - William finds himself on the road where he meets musicians and falls in love with the groupie Penny Lane.
All actors – Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Patrick Fugit, Zooey Deschanel, Michael Angarano, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk, Noah Taylor, John Fedevich, Mark Kozelek, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Liz Stauber, Jimmy Fallon, Olivia Rosewood, Bijou Phillips, Alice Marie Crowe, J.J. Cohen, Gary Kohn, Ray Porter, Mark Pellington, Eion Bailey, Terry Chen, Rainn Wilson, Erin Foley, Jesse Caron, Charles Walker, Jay Baruchel, Pauley Perrette, Peter Frampton, Zack Ward, Mitch Hedberg, Devin Corey, Pete Droge, Elaine Summers, Eric Stonestreet, Marc Maron, Shane Willard, Chris McElprang, John Patrick Amedori, Kate Peckham, Julia Decker, Brian Vaughan, Anthony Martelli, Zach Clairville, Ian Ridgeway, Isaac Curtiss, Chris Lennon Davis, Scott N. Stevens, Kevin Sussman, Reathel Bean, Tom Riis Farrell, Laura Bastianelli, Samuel Aaron Roberson, Brian Andreasen, Jared Hren, Mary Dragicevich, Aura Barr, Daniel Wilson, William Barillaro, Holly Maples, Matt Griesser, Susan Yeagley, Nicole Spector, Patrick Irmen, Nick Swardson, Cindy Weber, Kris Weber, Kaitlyn Weber, Kimberly Weber, Kristin Weber, Samer Sourakli, Michelle Moretti, Ana Maria Quintana, Lisa Buchignani, William Mapother, Tammy Blue, Chadney Brewer, Mark Cirillo, Emmy Collins, Wayne Doba, Bodhi Elfman, Mark J. Ferreri, David C. Fisher, Elizabeth Friedman, Kyle Gass, Melissa Gastgaber, Sarah Kozer, Deirdre O'Brien, Louis E. Rosas, Eric Rosenberg, Shannon Saint Ryan, Nicki Sixteen, Abraham Smith, Christine Vienna, Jann Wenner, Patrick Williams, Evis Xhenetishow all
“Almost Famous” Quotes 30 quotes
“They don't even know what it is to be a fan. Y'know? To truly love some silly little piece of music, or some band, so much that it hurts.”
“- Penny Lane: Call me if you need a rescue, we live in the same city.
- William Miller: Sometimes I think I live in a different world.”
“The Doors? Jim Morrison? He's a drunken buffoon posing as a poet.”
“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.”
“Music, you now, true music - not just rock n roll - it chooses you. It live in your car, or alone listening to your headphones, you know, with the cast scenic bridges and angelic choirs in your brain. It's a place apart from the vast, benign lap of America.”
“- William Miller: Don't you have any regular friends?
- Penny Lane: Famous people are just more interesting.”
“Friendship is the booze they feed you. They want you to get drunk on feeling like you belong.”
“- Anita Miller: It's unfair that we can't listen to our music!
- Elaine Miller: That's because it's music about drugs and promiscuous sex.
- Anita Miller: Simon and Garfunkel is poetry!
- Elaine Miller: Yes it's poetry. It's poetry of drugs and promiscuous sex. Honey, they're on pot.”
“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool.”
“He was never a person, he was a journalist!”
“My advice to you. I know you think those guys are your friends. You wanna be a true friend to them? Be honest, and unmerciful.”
Rock 'n' roll is a lifestyle and a way of thinking... and it's not about money and popularity. Although, some money would be nice. But it's a voice that says, "Here I am... and fuck you if you can't understand me". And one of these people is gonna save the world. And that means that rock 'n' roll can save the world... all of us together.
“I didn't invent the rainy day, man. I just own the best umbrella.”
“Look at this: an entire generation of Cinderellas and there's no glass slipper.”
“If you're a rock journalist - first, you will never get paid much. But you will get free records from the record company. And they'll buy you drinks, you'll meetgirls, they'll try to fly you places for free, offer you drugs... I know. It sounds great. But they are not your friends. These are people who want you to write sanctimonious stories...” (continue)(continue reading)