Untitled – The Bootleg Cut DVD

Release Date: December 4, 2001
Aspect Ratio:
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English 2.0, French 5.1 (Theatrical Cut Only)
English, Spanish, French

Extra Features:

Disc 1:

  • 161 minute Untitled Cut
  • Audio Commentary with writer/director Cameron Crowe,Vinyl Films’ Scott Martin, Vinyl Films’ Andy Fischer, family friend Ivan Croner, Dreamworks’ Marc Atkinson and Alice Crowe (Cameron’s Mom)
  • Lester Bangs BBC Interview
  • Nancy Wilson demo of “Love Comes and Goes”
  • B-Sides
  • Seven Rolling Stone Articles written by Cameron Crowe
  • Cameron Crowe’s Top 10 Albums of 1973

Disc 2:

  • 123 minute theatrical version
  • “Stairway to Heaven” Deleted Scene
  • “Small Time Blues”
  • Stillwater Full Cleveland Concert
  • Screenplay
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Production Notes
  • Cast & Crew Bios


  • This set also includes a bonus Stillwater audio CD with the following songs: Fever Dog, Love Thing, Chance Upon You, Love Comes and Goes, Hour Of Need and You Had To Be There.
  • The first Almost Famous DVD (released on March 13, 2001) included just the theatrical cut, along with the “Fever Dog” music video, making of Almost Famous featurette, seven Rolling Stone articles, theatrical trailer, production notes and cast and crew bios
  • Here’s a great interview with Alice Crowe by  the USA Today to celebrate the release of the Untitled DVD.
  • Easter Eggs – Disc 1
    • #1 – From the “Special Features” menu highlight the microphone that marks Crowe’s audio introduction to “Love Comes and Goes,” and press up to highlight the Polaroid photo at the top-right of the screen. Press enter to access a 5-minute scene that doesn’t appear in either cut of the film. Crowe reveals in his 1-minute intro for the scene that it was an homage to Truffaut’s Stolen Kisses.
    • #2 – From the audio setup menu, press right from the link for the audio commentary to highlight the hole in the center of the record that serves as background for the screen. Press enter to access the very first take of the first shot of Philip Seymour Hoffman playing Lester Bangs, preceded by a 1-½ minute introduction in which Crowe explains why this particular take is so special, yet so haunting.
  • Easter Egg – Disc 2
    • #1 – In the Cast section, from the first page of Fairuza Balk’s biography, press up to highlight the Polaroid photograph. Press enter for 9 minutes of multiple takes of a scene between Penny Lane and William on the tour bus, with a 1-minute intro in which Crowe explains how much of a perfectionist he is during filming

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