Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas1998
"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (also known as "Paura e delirio a Las Vegas", "Angst und Schrecken in Las Vegas") is an Adventure/Comedy/Crime/Drama film directed by Terry Gilliam, and written by Terry Gilliam (screenplay), released on May 22 of 1998 in the USA . Johnny Depp is starring, alongside Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey and Christina Ricci.
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Who directed "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas":
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was directed by Terry Gilliam, an American writer, director, actor, and producer.
Before Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Terry Gilliam had directed Twelve Monkeys, released in 1995, The Fisher King (1991), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), Brazil (1985), The Meaning of Life (1983), and Time Bandits (1981). Since, he directed The Brothers Grimm, released in 2005, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2011).
When was "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" released:
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was first released on Friday, May 22, 1998, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Opposite of Sex (dir. Don Roos) and Tokyo Fist (dir. Shinya Tsukamoto). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 13, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Friday, May 15, 1998 in France; Thursday, September 24, 1998 in Germany; Friday, January 29, 1999 in Italy; Friday, April 23, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, July 16, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, December 18, 1999 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas":
At the casting of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas we find Johnny Depp, previously seen in The Brave (1997) and Donnie Brasco (1997); Benicio Del Toro (Excess Baggage (1997), The Funeral (1996)); Tobey Maguire (Deconstructing Harry (1997), The Ice Storm (1997)) [ more... ]
- Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Harry Dean Stanton also worked together in The Man Who Cried, released in 2000.
- Benicio Del Toro and Harry Dean Stanton can both be seen in The Pledge, released in 2001.
- Tobey Maguire and Christina Ricci can also be seen in The Ice Storm, released in 1997.
- Ellen Barkin and Benicio Del Toro can also be seen in The Fan, released in 1996.
What is the Storyline of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas":
The film opens with a montage of news clips of Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War protests while The Lennon Sisters cover of "My Favorite Things" plays over them, before cutting to Raoul Duke (Depp) and Dr. Gonzo (del Toro) speeding across the Nevada desert. Duke, under the influence of mescaline, complains of a swarm of giant bats, before going through the pair's inventory of psychoactive drugs. Shortly afterward, the duo stop to pick up a young hitchhiker (Maguire), and explain what they are doing. [...]
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