Visible crew/equipment: When Duke leaves the Mint Hotel and drives in the desert, the camera frames on a big cartel that reads "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada." Its shadow is projected on the road and with it also the shadow of the camera crane that shoots the scene. (01:01:24)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci, Benicio Del Toro, Ellen Barkin, Tobey Maguire, Michael Lee Gogin
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.
Raoul Duke: The store was closed, but the salesman said he could wait if we hurry. But we were delayed en route when a stingray in front of us killed a pedestrian.
Trivia: Photos of Hunter Thompson in the 70s confirm just how accurate Johnny Depp's costume is. This is because Hunter Thompson actually lent him some of his old clothes for the part.
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