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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (22-May-1998)

Director: Terry Gilliam

Writers: Terry Gilliam; Tony Grisoni; Tod Davies; Alex Cox

From novel: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

Producers: Laila Nabulsi; Patrick Cassavetti; Stephen Nemeth

Keywords: Drama, Comedy, Psychedelic, Las Vegas, Road Trip, Hitchhiking, LSD, Journalism

Sports journalist Raoul Duke (a thinly-veiled Hunter S. Thompson) and attorney Dr. Gonzo journey to Las Vegas with a load of Extremely Dangerous Drugs, for the express purpose of covering a motorcycle race. May require multiple viewings.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ellen Barkin
16-Apr-1954   Siesta
Craig Bierko
18-Aug-1964   Cinderella Man
Gary Busey
29-Jun-1944   The Buddy Holly Story
Benicio Del Toro
19-Feb-1967   Traffic
Johnny Depp
9-Jun-1963   Captain Jack Sparrow
Cameron Diaz
30-Aug-1972   There's Something About Mary
16-Oct-1962   Bassist for Red Hot Chili Peppers
Mark Harmon
2-Sep-1951   NCIS
Katherine Helmond
5-Jul-1928   Jessica Tate on Soap
Gregory Itzin
20-Apr-1948   President Charles Logan on 24
Michael Jeter
26-Aug-1952 30-Mar-2003 Evening Shade
Penn Jillette
5-Mar-1955   Talking half of the Penn and Teller duo
Lyle Lovett
Country Musician
1-Nov-1957   The Road to Ensenada
Tobey Maguire
27-Jun-1975   Spider-Man
Tane McClure
8-Jun-1959   Actress/Daughter of Doug McClure
Christopher Meloni
2-Apr-1961   Law & Order: SVU, Oz
Laraine Newman
2-Mar-1952   Original member of Saturday Night Live
Richard Portnow
26-Jan-1947   Hal Melvoin on The Sopranos
Debbie Reynolds
1-Apr-1932   Dancer, actress
Christina Ricci
12-Feb-1980   The Addams Family
Richard Riehle
12-May-1948   Walt Finnerty on Grounded for Life
Steve Schirripa
3-Sep-1957   Bobby Baccalieri on The Sopranos
Harry Dean Stanton
14-Jul-1926   Bathrobe-clad actor from Repo Man
Tim Thomerson
8-Apr-1946   Gene/Jean on Quark
Verne Troyer
1-Jan-1969   Mini-Me


Johnny Depp   ...   Raoul Duke
Benicio Del Toro   ...   Dr. Gonzo
With special appearances by
Ellen Barkin   ...   North Star Waitress
Craig Bierko   ...   Lacerda
Gary Busey   ...   Highway Patrolman
Cameron Diaz   ...   Blonde TV Reporter
Flea   ...   Musician
Mark Harmon   ...   Magazine Reporter
Katherine Helmond   ...   Reservations Clerk
Michael Jeter   ...   L. Ron Bumquist
Lyle Lovett   ...   Road Person
Tobey Maguire   ...   Hitchhiker
Christopher Meloni   ...   Clerk at Flamingo Hotel
Christina Ricci   ...   Lucy
Harry Dean Stanton   ...   Judge
Tim Thomerson   ...   Hoodlum
In order of appearance
Michael Lee Gogin   ...   Uniformed Dwarf
Larry Cedar   ...   Car Rental Agent -- Los Angeles
Brian LeBaron   ...   Parking Attendant
Michael Warwick   ...   Bell Boy
Tyde Kierney   ...   Reporter
Richard Riehle   ...   Dune Buggy Driver
Ransom Gates   ...   Dune Buggy Passenger
Frank Romano   ...   Dune Buggy Passenger
Gil Boccaccio   ...   Desert Inn Doorman
Gary Bruno   ...   Desert Inn Doorman
Richard Portnow   ...   Wine Colored Tuxedo
Debbie Reynolds   ...   Voice of Debbie Reynolds (voice)
Steve Schirripa   ...   Goon
Verne Troyer   ...   Wee Waiter
Will Blount   ...   The Black Guy
Ben Yeagar   ...   Clown Barker
Penn Jillette   ...   Carnie Talker
Christopher Callen   ...   Bazooko Circus Waitress
Ben van der Veen   ...   TV Crew Man
Alex Craig Mann   ...   Stockbroker
Gregory Itzin   ...   Clerk at Mint Hotel
Troy Evans   ...   Police Chief
Gale Baker   ...   Police Chief's Wife
Chris Hendrie   ...   Executive Director
Larry Brandenburg   ...   Cop in Back
Donald Morrow   ...   Voice of Film Narrator (voice)
Jenette Goldstein   ...   Maid
Stephen Bridgewater   ...   Human Cannonball
Buck Holland   ...   Shopper
Mary Gillis   ...   Shopper
Jennifer Elise Cox   ...   Shopper
Robert Allen   ...   Car Rental Agent -- Los Vegas
David Brishin   ...   Man in Car
James O'Sullivan   ...   TV Newsman
Milt Tarver   ...   TV Newsman
Lizard Performers
Kathryn Alexander   ...   Lizard Performer
Mia Babalis   ...   Lizard Performer
Kristin Draudt   ...   Lizard Performer
Kim Flowers   ...   Lizard Performer
Trudi Forristal   ...   Lizard Performer
Nan Friedman   ...   Lizard Performer
Judith Lieff   ...   Lizard Performer
Tane McClure   ...   Lizard Performer
Diana Mehoudar   ...   Lizard Performer
Geoffrey B. Nimmer   ...   Lizard Performer
Trapeze Artists
Marlene Bologna   ...   Trapeze Artist
Chobi Gyorgy   ...   Trapeze Artist
Karen E. Castoldi   ...   Trapeze Artist
Lisa S. Hoyle   ...   Trapeze Artist
Joseph S. Griffo   ...   Trapeze Artist


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