Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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Average of 1721 ratings: 3.6 Stars

1998 M Restricted to persons 18 years and over.

Four Days, Three nights, Two Convertibles, One City

The big-screen version of Hunter S. Thompson's seminal psychedelic classic about his road trip across Western America as he and his large Samoan lawyer searched desperately for the "American dream"... they were helped in large part by the huge amount of drugs and alcohol kept in their convertible, The Red Shark.

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118 minutes
Roadshow Entertainment

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2.35:1 Widescreen
English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

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1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.78:1
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

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5 by slydnA31

I had heard a lot about this movie and was eagerly awaiting watching it. I knew what to expect but it was so much more than I expected, it was a great story written by a the late great Hunter S Thompson... Read more

1 by fatso14

Absolutely rubbish. Too quirky for my taste, a waste of fine actors

5 by kristysco

If you've read the book its one of the few movies that doesn't disappoint after the read. I've never seen any movie quite like it we watched it laughing so hard in parts our stomachs ached! Anyone with... Read more

5 by psymon1

Wow. What an interesting film. Never before have I seen anything quite so bizarre. It was a cinematic masterpiece, the direction, and acting are absolutely phenominal. Just the descriptions, how well... Read more

1 by jkclark

Awful, A_W_F_U_L, self indulgent rubbish. The worst movie Terry Gilliam has ever made. Spare yourself the wasted time and read the book instead.

2 by Ian

A lot of the philosophical cogitations of the book (on which this movie is based) are lost in translation from the text to the visual.

1 by qofd

Truly awful. Could not see this one through to the bitter end.

1.5 by CiderJack

READ THE BOOK - AVOID THE MOVIE! The book is a rollicking seat-of-the-pants joyride of an adventure, an absolute blast to read. I love Terry Gilliam & Johnny Depp (and the acting and directing are excellent... Read more

1 by Katty

Nope - cinematic wonder or not - it's generally boring - and annoyingly the makeup was so bad I got tired of trying not to notice JD's 'bathing' cap. Just awful. Gave it one for all the stoners out there who might enjoy it :-).

3 by Sophia-Colin

Ten years after first seeing this film, I was pleased to see it had improved with time. It was funnier, more tragic and darker than I remember and the lines for Benicio Del Toro's character were non-stop jibberish - quite a feat.