Almost Famous Quotes

Wednesday, August 3 by Marianne Westervelt

These "Almost Famous" quotes are classic lines about life in seventies and rock and roll world. "Almost Famous" is a Cameron Crowe feel good movies about high school boy  given the opportunity to follow a rock and roll band for a for Rolling Stone. This article looks at some of the most famous "Almost Famous" quotes this 2000 movie delivered.

  1. First it was butter then it was sugar and white flour, bacon, eggs, bologna, rock 'n roll, motorcycles. Then! It was celebrating Christmas on a day in September when you knew it wouldn't be commercialized! What else are you gonna ban?” This was the "Almost Famous" quote that started the Miller family arguing about family life in the seventies ending in wondering if “feck you” counts as an obscenity.
  2. “We are not Groupies. We are here because of the music, we inspire the music. We are Band Aids .” Kate Hudson had an Oscar nomination for her role as Penny Lane in "Almost Famous". This "Almost Famous" quote was Penny’s explanation of her way of life to William.
  3. “Aw, man. You made friends with them. See, friendship is the booze they feed you. They want you to get drunk on feeling like you belong.” This was character Lester Bangs "Almost Famous" quote of concern. He wanted young William to remember he was traveling to write a story about the good, bad, and ugly truth about Stillwater. Becoming friends with them would only derail the piece.
  4. “Let’s deflower the kid.” This was the "Almost Famous" quote stated by Anna Paquin’s character during the hotel scene in which the Stillwater groupies decide to end William Miller’s virginity.
  5. “Sweet? Where do you get off? Where do you get sweet I am dark and mysterious, and I am PISSED OFF! I could be very dangerous to all of you! And you should know that about me… I am THE ENEMY.” This "Almost Famous" quote was exclaimed by William. This was his response when Penny Lane told him he was too sweet for rock and roll.
  6.  “Rock stars have kidnapped my son!” Francis McDonald was nominated for  an Oscar for her performance as Elaine Miller in "Almost Famous". She blurted this line while teaching her class, preoccupied with her son William’s rock and roll adventure.
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  1. August 3, 2011 1:55 am

    William Miller

    I’m on drugs – thats the number line of the movie
    this is a house of lies-  number two
    you are home- number three