Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Quotes by Hunter S. Thompson
How Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas changed Johnny Depp for good
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , despite being a financial failure and earning mixed reviews from critics, found a persistent cult following on home video and claimed a footnote in American film history. Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson, the film starred Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro on an outrageous psychedelic road trip that satirized the American dream. During filming, Johnny Depp, who was already friends with Thompson at the time, took his role so seriously that he actually lived with the writer for several months. Over this time, the two developed a powerful bond and shared experiences that would stay with the actor forever and go on to influence him for the rest of his life. Thompson and Depp hit it off the moment they first met around the Christmas of , at a Tavern that the author often frequented in Aspen.
He became lifelong friends with Thompson
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a American psychedelic satirical  black comedy road film adapted from Hunter S. Thompson 's novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Gonzo, respectively. The film details the duo's journey through Las Vegas as their initial journalistic intentions devolve into an exploration of the city under the influence of psychoactive substances. The film received mixed reviews from critics and was a financial failure , but has since become a cult classic among film fans. In , Raoul Duke and Dr.