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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

57 Ratings: 3.6
A 2006 movie starring Johnny Depp

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS is a whirlwind of a movie, a wacky, drug-laden story backed by a fist-pumping rock & roll soundtrack featuring everything from Wayne Newton and Tom Jones to Combustible Edison and Dead Kennedys. Journalist Raoul Duke (Johnny … see full wiki

Director: Terry Gilliam
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: 1998, May 22, 1998
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
review by . January 03, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
**** out of ****      "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is a misunderstood piece of work. It is an adaptation of Hunter S. Thomson's literary masterpiece of the same name. "Fear and Loathing" was a hell of a hard book to adapt, as I imagine. The story was told aimlessly and instead relied on its sense of humor and bizarre imagery to get its point across. Some will say, "If it had a point", but I say, "It has one whether you like it or not". …
Quick Tip by . May 16, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Simply put, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is one of the weirdest films that I've ever seen in any genre and any medium (and keep in mind that I've seen weird stuff that most of you wouldn't ever think to see).  Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro are perfect as Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo (respectively), and particularly with Depp, his acting as a drug-guzzling journalist was a riot to see, especially all the surreal-as-hell things he sees (such as a bunch of lizards in a bar).   …
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
You have to love Thomas Hunters Gonzo style of journalism, this movie is fun!
review by . May 05, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Oh God, how does one go about reviewing such a film as Fear & Loathing? With great precision & brutal honesty, I suppose....I almost wished that I had done some of those experimental drugs such as the ones our leads characters were snarfing before reviewing this film so that I could relate. I wonder if that would've altered my perception in the very least.      Sadly, Fear & Loathing was not received well during it's initial theatrical run but …
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