Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Continuity mistake: When Duke and Gonzo are driving towards Vegas in the beginning of the movie, they pull over to pick up the hitch hiker. Gonzo puts the car in reverse and goes backwards really fast, but Duke is being pushed backwards against his chair!

Factual error: At the second-to-the-last scene, where Duke sits in the chaos of the hotel room and reflects on the hippie and drug culture he is surrounded by, there are three television screens. One of those screens - the one right in front of him - shows a tank driving from right to left. This tank is recognizable as an M1 Abrams, which entered service not before 1980. (01:46:00)

Factual error: Dr. Gonzo's Ford Maverick is broken down and old. The Maverick was introduced in 1970 in North America so it should have been brand new. (00:08:00)


Continuity mistake: When Depp is getting to the airport at the end, the sun angle changes a number of times. The side shots looking at the car show it going down. Moments later, the sun is higher in the sky.

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Continuity mistake: At the restaurant during the end of the film, they arrive at nighttime. When the scene ends moments later, the sun is starting to come up. Not enough time has passed. It would've been evident through the windows behind the actors.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the beginning as the camera is moving all around the car, it comes along side. The reflection is visible on the front near the driver's side tire.

Visible crew/equipment: Depp walks into a room and trips over a woman. At the start of this scene, the camera is moving left to right. On the very left side of the screen near the corner is a piece of the camera. Its either part of the lens, or something attached to it.

Raoul Duke: There was only one road back to L.A. - U.S. Interstate 15. Just a flat-out high speed burn through Baker and Barstow and Berdoo. Then onto the Hollywood Freeway, and straight on into frantic oblivion. Safety. Obscurity. Just another freak, in the freak kingdom.

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Trivia: In the flashback where Johnny Depp takes LSD in the bathroom of a 60's bar, the hippy who starts to lick the LSD he dropped is Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea.

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