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Three Reasons: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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  • Three Reasons: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Before Jack Sparrow, one of Johnny Depp's greatest roles was as Raoul Duke in Terry Gilliam's classic adaptation of the 1972 Hunter S. Thompson book -

    Out now on Blu-ray and DVD!

    Learn more: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) - The Criterion Collection


    • Digital transfer, approved by director Terry Gilliam (with a DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack and an optional 5.1 mix on the Blu-ray edition)
    • Three audio commentaries: one with Gilliam, one with stars Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro and producer Laila Nabulsi, and one with author Hunter S. Thompson
    • Deleted scenes, with optional commentary by Gilliam
    • Selection of Thompson correspondence, read on camera by Depp
    • Hunter Goes to Hollywood, a short documentary
    • A look at the controversy over the screenwriting credit
    • Profile of Oscar Zeta Acosta, the inspiration for Dr. Gonzo
    • Collection of artwork by illustrator Ralph Steadman
    • Excerpt from the 1996 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas recording featuring Jim Jarmusch and Maury Chaykin
    • BBC documentary from 1978 with Thompson and Steadman
    • Storyboards, production designs, stills, and trailer
    • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman and two pieces by Thompson

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