Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Corrected entry: After Depp talks about the Manson family, look to the right of the hitchhiker. You will see (what I'm assuming to be) a white crew truck as they drive past.

Correction: You're assuming it is a white crew truck, but don't know. It could be a construction truck, a truck full of migrant workers, the hitchhiker may be hitching because his truck broke down, almost anything.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Duke and his photographer are riding in the desert, right before those guys come up with the dead deer on the jeep, look at the photographer's mouth. He is talking but you don't hear him.

Joe Campbell

Correction: The entire scene is shot from a third-person point-of-view but taking into account Hunter's current state of mind (blown out on drugs). Therefore he could have simply never heard the guy talking.

Corrected entry: When the photographer comes to meet Raoul (who is crouched behind the mini-bar) there is a tray with an ice bucket and glasses. As he is explaining the various bikes present at the sign in for the race the ice bucket disappears.

Correction: Johnny Depp actually grabs the icebucket even though you don't see it but if you watch the photographer carefully you can see a piece of ice almost hit him. And when they show Johnny Depp behind the bar he quitly pops up and you can see a ice cube in his right hand.

Joe Campbell

Corrected entry: When Duke is having the LSD licked off his sleeve in the bathroom of the Matrix, a man walks in and has 'his life ruined forever'. The mistake is that this man zips up his pants before using the bathroom, he zips then up while entering. It is obvious that this is the entrance because of the backwards 'MEN' writing on the doors' window. (00:52:55)

Correction: Yes you can tell he is entering the bathroom with his fly down and i know many men who unzip their flies before they get to the urinal.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Duke is speaking to Dr. Gonzo from the phone booth after being chased by the cop; the scene is being played backwards, as there is smoke disappearing into a car behind the phone booth.

Correction: The scene was playing backwards to emphasise the mentality of Raoul Duke. He hadn't slept and was in and out of drug-induced frenzies.

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the film when Duke is going through all the stuff they brought with them he points to a bottle of liqour and calls it tequilla. Yet it is clearly a bottle of Wild Turkey.

Correction: The bottle of 'tequilla' is really hard to see and may be actually Wild Turkey, but even so, the contents could be tequilla. I've often filled alchohol bottles with something else just because the bottle is smaller.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Duke is being persued by Highway patrolman Gary Busey, he is looking in the rear view mirror while his left hand is turning on the left turn signal (missing it the first time then succesfully on the second attempt). The next shot is him saying something about the officer not knowing what to make of the turn signal indicating he's about to pull over and the camera shot clearly shows Duke turning on the left turn signal which we have already seen him do.

Correction: It is true that in the pan-and-scan version it shows him turning his left blinker on twice; but in the widescreen version, it only shows him doing it once.

Corrected entry: The red Chevy convertible is supposed to be a brand new car, but during the police chase scene, the odometer reads over 70000 miles. (01:02:32)

Correction: It wasn't a new car, it was a rental.

Osky #13

Factual error: The movie is set in 1971, but during the start of the motorcycle race several of the bikes are obviously early 90's Honda CR's and Suzuki RM's. You can tell this from the disc brakes on the front wheels of the bikes and the 90's style plastic fenders and bike colors. Bikes in the 70's generally had metal fenders and definitely no front disc brakes.

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Dr. Gonzo: I hate to say this, but this place is getting to me. I think I'm getting the Fear.

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Trivia: Johnny Depp passes an old bald man with hippy glasses sitting down surrounded by women - this is author Hunter S. Thompson himself in a cameo.

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