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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Criterion Collection
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Criterion Collection
Actors: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey
Director: Terry Gilliam
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     2003     1hr 58min

The original cowriter and director of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was Alex Cox, whose earlier film Sid and Nancy suggests that Cox could have been a perfect match in filming Hunter S. Thompson's psychotropic masterpiec...  more »

     

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Actors: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey
Director: Terry Gilliam
Creators: Elliot Lewis Rosenblatt, Harold Bronson, Alex Cox, Hunter S. Thompson, Tod Davies, Tony Grisoni
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Terry Gilliam, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Criterion
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
DVD Release Date: 02/18/2003
Original Release Date: 05/22/1998
Theatrical Release Date: 05/22/1998
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 58min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 10
Edition: Special Edition,Criterion Collection
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Daniel A. (Daniel) from EUGENE, OR
Reviewed on 2/8/2010...
Amusing voice-overs and sporadic hilarity make this worth watching. Overall, this is just a monotone film in which we watch the protagonists do various drugs. Much like a lazy follow-up to Easy Rider in tone. Not quite a turd, but less than what one expects from a director like Gilliam.
0 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
James B. (wandersoul73) from TYLER, TX
Reviewed on 6/8/2009...
Man, talk about a head trip! Back when I went and saw this one in the theater it made me feel stoned simply through osmosis.
Jeff V. (burielofmel) from HARRIMAN, TN
Reviewed on 6/7/2008...
I liked this movie better than the book. Johnny Depp's portrayal of Hunter was great. I actually found myself forgetting he was Johnny Depp in this movie.
2 of 4 member(s) found this review helpful.