Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 150 Ratings

Summary: When a writing assignment lands journalist Raoul Duke (Depp) and sidekick DR. Gonzo (Del Toro) in Las Vegas, they decide to make it the ultimate business trip. But before long, business is forgotten and trip has become the key word. Fueled by a suitcase full of mind-bending pharmaceuticals, Duke and Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of the craziest characters ever. (Universal Pictures)
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Runtime: 118 min
Rating: Rated R for pervasive extreme drug use and related bizarre behavior, strong language, and brief nudity.
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 17, 1998
Director Credit
Terry Gilliam Director
Writer Credit
Alex Cox Screenplay
Hunter S. Thompson Book
Terry Gilliam Screenplay
Tod Davies Screenplay
Tony Grisoni Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Benicio Del Toro Dr Gonzo
Johnny Depp Raoul Duke
Cast Credit
Cameron Diaz Blonde TV Reporter
Christina Ricci Lucy
Craig Bierko Lacerda
Ellen Barkin Waitress At North Star Cafe
Flea Musician
Gary Busey Highway Patrolman
Katherine Helmond Desk Clerk At Mint Hotel
Laraine Newman Frog-Eyed Woman
Lyle Lovett Road Person
Mark Harmon Magazine Reporter At Mint 400
Michael Jeter L. Ron Bumquist
Penn Jillette Carnie Talker
Tobey Maguire Hitchhiker
Producer Credit
Elliot Lewis Rosenblatt Co-Producer
Harold Bronson Executive Producer
John Jergens Associate Producer
Laila Nabulsi Producer
Patrick Cassavetti Producer
Richard Foos Executive Producer
Stephen Nemeth Producer
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