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'Almost Famous' Turns 15: How Well Do You Remember the Movie?

The Oscar- and GRAMMY-winning drama makes its television network debut on Fuse tonight, September 4, at 7/6c. Before you tune in, test your knowledge of the film

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Almost Famous makes its television network debut on Fuse tonight, September 4, at 7/6c. Find Fuse in your area with our handy Channel Finder.

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Which major late night talk show host played a band manager in the movie?

Jimmy Fallon, who was 25 when the film came out.

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Teenage rock writer William Miller was writing for what famous music magazine?

William Miller was published in 'Rolling Stone.'

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The late Philip Seymour Hoffman played which real-life music journalist?

It was Lester Bangs, a pioneering 'Rolling Stone' writer who died in 1982 at the age of 33.

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Musicians from which two well-known Seattle/Washington state bands provided the actual riffs played by the band Stillwater in the movie?

Heart singer/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Nancy Wilson and Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready contributed the riffage.

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Which classic Elton John song soundtracked one of the movie’s most poignant scenes?

Hold me closer, "Tiny Dancer."

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The main "band aid" played by Kate Hudson had which Beatles-inspired character name?

She got her name from "Penny Lane," the 1967 McCartney tune from Magical Mystery Tour.

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An A-list movie star was originally offered the role of Stillwater guitarist Russell Hammond. Who was it?

Brad Pitt, who was hot off 1998's 'Meet Joe Black' and '99's 'Fight Club.' He ended up starring in Guy Ritchie's 'Snatch' that year instead.

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