Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Give us your brain for two hours and you will never be the same again.....(Icelandic)

Plot outline

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

Plots

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. - Murray Chapman

The big-screen version of Hunter S. Thompson's seminal psychedelic classic about his road trip across Western America as he and his large Samoan lawyer searched desperately for the "American dream"... they were helped in large part by the huge amount of drugs and alcohol kept in their convertible, The Red Shark. - Laurence Mixson

Raoul duke is a drug addled gonzo journalist. he is sent to cover a motorcycle race as an article for his magazine, but then the situation escalates into him and his psychotic attorney searching for the American dream, aided by almost every drug known to man in the boot of his red convertible. - palmtreehead

An adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's novel of the same name. The film details a whacky search for the "American Dream", by Thompson and his crazed, Samoan lawyer. Fueled by the massive amount of drugs they purchased with an advance from a magazine to cover a sporting event in Vegas; they set out in the Red Shark. Encountering police, reporters, gamblers, racers, and hitchhikers; they search for some undefinable thing know only as the "American Dream" and find fear, loathing and hilarious adventures into the dementia of the modern American West. - J. D. Keith