The 2000 movie Almost Famous is a fictionalized account of writer Cameron Crowe's experiences as a teenager writing about 1970s rock bands for Rolling Stone. The film didn't do all that well at the box office, but really hit home with folks who remember the early '70s rock scene. Critics raved about it, and Almost Famous won several awards, including Best Screenplay for Crowe. Let's take a look at what went on during the filming of Almost Famous.
10. The music budget for this film was $3.5 million.
The average music budget for a film is around $1.5 million. This film had about 50 songs to go with it which was kind of insane but still great.
9. The actors rehearsed for quite a while until they looked the part.
The actors had to rehearse for four hours a night, five nights a week, for six weeks.
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