Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy
- Studio: Summit Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Fear and Loathing LLC, Rhino Films, Shark Productions
- Keyword: casino, based on novel or book, 1970s, hallucination, fake identity, lsd, road trip, surrealism, dark comedy, lawyer, hitchhiker, las vegas, drugs, buddy, desert, cult film, gonzo journalist, cadillac convertible, police convention
- Cast: Johnny Depp, Benicio del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey