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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Helmsman Terry Gilliam, with a script co-written by Alex Cox, conjures up this adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's 1971 cult novel, which defined the counterculture of its day. Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro are the two wasted voyeurs who arrive at the heart of the American dream with a trunk-load of 'pickin's'. Star cameos abound with Ellen Barkin, Cameron Diaz, Lyle Lovett, Gary Busey and even ex-Chili Peppers bassist, Flea, all popping up for a quickie.

Year: 1998
Genre: Cult Films / After Dark, High Times, Based on..., Counterculture
Country: USA
Director: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey, Mark Harmon, Cameron Diaz, Katherine Helmond, Michael Jeter, Lyle Lovett
Duration: 118 Minutes
Rating: R18
7.7/10
Location in store: Cult

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