Almost Famous: Untitled
The Bootleg Cut: Director's Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2000
Director: Cameron Crowe
Rating: Rated Unrated for Language, Drug Content, Brief Nudity(Film)
UPC [Locale]: 667068-875126
Running time: 2:41 (161 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: December 04, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#79)
Status: Available
Purchase date: December 18, 2001
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
Here's your ultimate backstage pass to "the best rock and roll movie ever" (Joel Siegel, Good Morning America), the Academy Award®-winning† Almost Famous. "With this Bootleg Cut, you feel much more like you're on tour with the band, and you have a chance to get to know the characters in much greater depth," says director Cameron Crowe. Featuring superb performances by Oscar®-nominated†† Kate Hudson and Frances McDormand, Almost Famous is "an utter delight from the first frame to fade out" (Lou Lumenick, New York Post).

†Best Screenplay, Almost Famous, 2000.
††Best Supporting Actress, Almost Famous, 2000.
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Misc.
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Genres
Drama
Romance
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • DreamWorks Pictures
 • Columbia Pictures
 • Vinyl Films
Media Companies:
 • DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Audio format
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
Commentary
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Jukebox
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1The Bootleg Cut
2Theatrical Version
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Music Videos
 • Closed Captioned
 • Script, 'Rolling Stone' Articles, Stillwater Bonus CD
Easter Eggs
On disc one of the set, go to the 'Special Features' menu. Highlight the 'Love Comes And Goes' menu entry. Press the 'Up' arrow key on your remote control and the last polaroid will be highlighted. Press 'Enter' and you will see an outtake of Kate Hudson trying to get a name right, with an audio intro from Crowe.

Also on disc one, go to the 'Audio' menu highlight the 'Commentary by Director Cameron Crowe' menu entry. Press the 'Right' arrow key on your remote control to highlight the spindle hole on the record label. Press 'Enter' and you will see an outtake with Philip Seymour Hoffman and Patrick Fugit, with an audio intro from Crowe.

On disc two of the set, go to the 'Special Features' menu. Go to the 'Cast' menu. Highlight Fairuza Balk's Bio and press 'Enter'. Press the 'Up' arrow key on your remote control and the center polaroid will be highlighted. Press 'Enter' and you will see an outtake from the bus of Kate Hudson, with an audio intro from Crowe.
Crew
Direction
Cameron Crowe....Director
Writing
Cameron Crowe....Writer
Production
Cameron Crowe....Producer
Ian Bryce....Producer
Cinematography
John Toll....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joe Hutshing....Film Editor
Saar Klein....Film Editor
Music
Nancy Wilson....Composer
Cameron Crowe....Song Writer
Nancy Wilson....Song Writer
Ann Wilson....Song Writer
Sound
Jeff Wexler....Production Sound Mixer
Paul Massey....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Rick Kline....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
D. M. Hemphill....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mike Wilhoit....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Betsy Heimann....Costume Designer
Clay A. Griffith....Art Director
Clayton R. Hartley....Art Director
Ed Jones....Visual Effects
Virginia Randolph-Weaver....Art Director
Lois Burwell....Make-up Artist
Michael Germain....Make-up Artist
Maggie Myer....Make-up Artist
Michael Dennison....Costume Designer
John Frazier....Visual Effects
Cast
Billy Crudup....Russell Hammond
Frances McDormand....Elaine Miller
Kate Hudson....Penny Lane
Jason Lee....Jeff Bebe
Patrick Fugit....William Miller
Zooey Deschanel....Anita Miller
Michael Angarano....Young William
Noah Taylor....Dick Roswell
John Fedevich....Ed Vallencourt
Mark Kozelek....Larry Fellows
Fairuza Balk....Sapphire
Anna Paquin....Polexia Aphrodisia
Olivia Rosewood....Beth From Denver
Jimmy Fallon....Dennis Hope
Philip Seymour Hoffman....Lester Bangs
Liz Stauber....Leslie
Bijou Phillips....Estrella Starr
Alice Marie Crowe....Mrs. Deegan
J. J. Cohen....Roadie Scully
Gary Douglas 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
Jesse Caron....Darryl
Charles Walker....Principal
Jay Baruchel....Vic Munoz
Pauley Perrette....Alice Wisdom
Peter Frampton....Reg
Zack Ward....The Legendary Red Dog
Mitch Hedberg....Eagles Road Manager
Devin Corey....The Who Road Manager
Pete Droge....Hyatt Singer
Elaine Summers....Hyatt Singer
Eric Stonestreet....Sheldon The Desk Clerk
Marc Maron....Angry Promoter
Shane Willard....Ticket Scalper
Chris McElprang....Aaron Amedori
John Patrick Amedori....Himself
Kate Peckham....Quiet Girl
Julia Schuler....Waving Girl
Brian Vaughan....Real Topeka Kid
Anthony Martelli....Poolside Provocateur
Zach Clairville....Acid Kid
Ian Ridgeway....Topeka Partier
Isaac Curtiss....Topeka Partier
Chris Lennon Davis....Topeka Partier
Aimee Joy....Topeka Partier
Heather Baldwin....Topeka Partier
Scott N. Stevens....Co-Pilot
Kevin Sussman....Lenny
Reathel Bean....Warwick Hotel Clerk
Tom Riis Farrell....Plaza Doctor
Laura Bastianelli....Nurse
Samuel Aaron Roberson....High School Band Member
Brian Andreasen....High School Band Member
Jared Hren....High School Band Member
Mary Dragicevich....High School Band Member
Aura Barr....High School Band Member
Daniel Wilson....Journalism Teacher
William Barillaro....Bus Driver
Holly Maples....Flight Attendant
Matt Griesser....PSA Co-Pilot
Susan Yeagley....Have A Nice Day Stewardess
Nicole Spector....Hippie Girl At Airport
Patrick Irmen....Wanna Get High Guy
Nick Swardson....Insane Bowie Fan
Cindy Weber....Shocked Elevator Family Member
Kris Weber....Shocked Elevator Family Member
Kaitlyn Weber....Shocked Elevator Family Member
Kimberly Weber....Shocked Elevator Family Member
Kristin Weber....Shocked Elevator Family Member
Samer Sourakli....Mustache Boy
Jann Wenner....Legend In Cab
Michelle Moretti....Swingo's Desk Clerk
Ana Maria Quintana....Arizona Housekeeper
Lisa Buchignani....Arizona Housekeeper
Andrew Briedis....Boy with Bike (uncredited)
Mark Cirillo....Bowie Groupie (uncredited)
Emmy Collins....Hotel Loadie (uncredited)
Wayne Doba....Leonard Barr (uncredited)
Bodhi Elfman....Alice's Manager (uncredited)
Kyle Gass....Quince Allen (uncredited)
Melissa Gastgaber....Groupie (uncredited)
Eric Rosenberg....David Bowie's Manager (uncredited)
Shannon Saint Ryan....Musician (uncredited)
Patrick Williams....Roadie (uncredited)