Almost Famous

Question: In the Sabbath backstage scene when Stillwater is leaving, is that the band manager played by Jimmy Fallon following the band out, before he was introduced as their manager in the timeline?

Question: What was the real rock band Cameron Crowe based the fictional group Stillwater on?

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Chosen answer: The film was loosely based on Cameron Crowe's experiences with The Allman Brothers Band.

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Answer: The film is based on Crowe's experiences touring with rock bands Poco, The Allman Brothers Band, Led Zeppelin, Eagles and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Question: When they are walking through the airport after the near crash, what song and what version of that song is playing in the background?

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Chosen answer: "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John.

Factual error: The airplane that Penny Lane is on has small vertical stabilizers on the wingtips, which were not designed into commercial jets until the early 90's.

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Elaine Miller: Keep the small bills on the outside and call me if anyone gets drunk.
William Miller: I will call you if anyone anywhere gets drunk.

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Trivia: When Penny Lane asks William to go with her to "wherever", she asks him twice. The first time William didn't like the way he said it, so he asked her to ask him again while the cameras were still rolling. Cameron Crowe like it so much that he kept the entire sequence in the film.

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