4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray Release: Almost Famous

4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray Release Date: July 13, 2021
Price: 4K Ultra HD $25.99, Blu-ray $22.99
Studio: Paramount

Filmmaker Cameron Crowe’s entertaining, rock’n’roll-filled coming-of-age film Almost Famous arrived this week for the first time on 4K Ultra HD in a limited-edition Steelbook, as well as in a new limited-edition Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line.

Remastered from a new 4K film transfer under the supervision of Crowe, the 2000 film is presented in stunning 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision and HDR-10 for ultra-vivid picture quality. This limited-edition Steelbook includes both the original theatrical cut (plus access to a digital copy) and the beloved Bootleg cut (aka “Untitled”), along with new bonus content offering a backstage pass into the creative process through a new interview with Crowe, extended scenes, rock-school sessions, a look at the casting and costumes, and more.  Previously released bonus content is also included as detailed below:

  • Filmmaker Focus—Cameron Crowe on Almost FamousNEW!
  • Casting & Costumes—NEW!
  • Rock School—NEW!
  • Extended Scenes—NEW!
  • Odds & Sods—NEW!
  • Audio Commentary with Cameron Crowe and Friends (Bootleg cut)
  • Intro by Cameron Crowe
  • The Making of Almost Famous
  • Interview with Lester Bangs (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • Cameron Crowe’s Top Albums of 1973
  • “Fever Dog” music video
  • “Loves Comes and Goes” (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • Rolling Stone Articles (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • B-Sides (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • Cleveland Concert (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • “Small Time Blues”
  • Stairway (optional audio intro by Cameron Crowe)
  • Script
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Hidden Talent (Unhidden Easter Eggs)

Meanwhile, the limited-edition Blu-ray Disc—the latest addition to the Paramount Presents line—offers collectible packaging featuring a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster and an interior spread with key movie moments, remastered versions of the theatrical cut for the first time on Blu-ray (plus access to a digital copy) and the Bootleg cut, and all the bonus content listed above.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.