Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)


Directed by Terry Gilliam

Johnny Depp …. Raoul Duke/Hunter S. Thompson
Benicio Del Toro …. Dr. Gonzo/Oscar Z. Acosta
Tobey Maguire …. Hitchhiker
Ellen Barkin …. Waitress at North Star Cafe
Gary Busey …. Highway Patrolman
Christina Ricci …. Lucy
Mark Harmon …. Magazine Reporter at Mint 400
Cameron Diaz …. Blonde TV Reporter
Katherine Helmond …. Desk Clerk at Mint Hotel
Michael Jeter …. L. Ron Bumquist
Penn Jillette …. Carnie Talker
Craig Bierko …. Lacerda
Lyle Lovett …. Road Person
Flea …. Musician
Laraine Newman …. Frog-Eyed Woman
Harry Dean Stanton …. Judge
Tim Thomerson …. Hoodlum

To read Estonian philosopher Redfox’s freeform musings about the movie, click here

There exists an extremely good DVD edition of Fear and Loathing, released by Criterion. It is recommended for all fans of the movie, you can purchase it here.


"Jesus, bad waves of paranoia, madness, fear and loathing — intolerable vibrations in this place. Get out. The weasels were closing in. I could smell the ugly brutes. Flee. "