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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Bruce Robinson (screenplay)
Hunter S. Thompson (novel)
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Release Date:
28 October 2011 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
One part outrage. One part justice. Three parts rum. Mix well. See more »
Plot:
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Johnny Depp ... Kemp

Aaron Eckhart ... Sanderson

Michael Rispoli ... Sala

Amber Heard ... Chenault

Richard Jenkins ... Lotterman

Giovanni Ribisi ... Moberg

Amaury Nolasco ... Segarra
Marshall Bell ... Donovan

Bill Smitrovich ... Mr. Zimburger

Julian Holloway ... Wolsley

Bruno Irizarry ... Lazar

Enzo Cilenti ... Digby

Aaron Lustig ... Monk
Tisuby González ... Rosy

Natalia Rivera ... Chenault's Friend

Karen Austin ... Mrs. Zimburger
Julio Ramos Velez ... Intruder (as Julio Ramos)
Rafael Alvarez ... Taxi Driver (as Rafa Alvarez)
Sasha Merced ... Café Girl
Eduardo Cortés ... Café Patron

Karimah Westbrook ... Papa Nebo

Guillermo Valedon ... Xanadu Maître d'

William Charlton ... Hotel Waiter

Javier Grajeda ... Judge
Miguel Angel Reyes ... El Monstruo's Trainer
Terrance Harkless ... Man In Hat

Andy Umberger ... Mr. Green
Armando Perez ... Policeman

Bill Chott ... Bowling Champ

Gavin Houston ... Sailor

Lisa Robins ... Bowling Champ Wife
Noel Delgado ... Night Club Dancer
Alejandro Carpio ... Morell
Jaime 'Jimmy' Navarro ... Hubert

Carlos Alberto Lopez ... Union Leader

Jimmy Ortega ... Cop On Fire
Jose Luis Vazquez Coriano ... Drunk (as José Coriano)
Angel Nolasco ... Segurra's Daddy
Javier Ortiz Cortés ... Union Leader 2 (as Javier Ortiz-Cortés)
Jorge Antares ... Union Leader 3
Aurelio Lima ... Intruder Sidekick 1

Luis Gonzaga ... Intruder Sidekick 2
Randy Jacobs ... Hound Dog Taylor
Edgar Lebrón ... Bouncer (as Edgar Lebrón Landrau)
Eric Colón ... Cock Fight Referee
Daniel Kalal ... Party Guest (as Dan Kalal)
Luís García ... Dancer
Christian Ortiz ... Dancer
Francisco Llano ... Dancer
Sylvia Mendizabal ... Dancer
Sergio Rubio ... Dancer
Roberto Sánchez ... Dancer
Maberidi Polanco ... Dancer
Mariré Vasallo ... Dancer
Fanny Cabrera ... Dancer
Denisse Fitzgerald ... Dancer
Arike Rice ... Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jacob Browne ... Cock Fight Gambler (uncredited)

Adolf Hitler ... Himself (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)

John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Diana Laura ... Ana Ramirez (uncredited)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Susan Pages ... Newspaper Employee (uncredited)

Ramiro 'Ramir' Delgado Ruiz ... Protestor (uncredited)

Directed by
Bruce Robinson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Bruce Robinson (screenplay)

Hunter S. Thompson (novel)

Produced by
Christi Dembrowski .... producer
Johnny Depp .... producer
A.J. Dix .... executive producer
Tim Headington .... producer
Graham King .... producer
Peter Kohn .... co-producer
Robert Kravis .... producer
Patrick McCormick .... executive producer
Anthony Rhulen .... producer
Greg Shapiro .... executive producer
William Shively .... executive producer
George Tobia Jr. .... executive producer (as George Tobia)
Colin Vaines .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young 
 
Cinematography by
Dariusz Wolski (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carol Littleton 
 
Casting by
Denise Chamian 
 
Production Design by
Chris Seagers 
 
Art Direction by
Dawn Swiderski 
 
Set Decoration by
Rosemary Brandenburg 
 
Costume Design by
Colleen Atwood 
 
Makeup Department
Angelo Alberti .... makeup assistant
Janice Alexander .... additional hair stylist
Kim Ayers .... makeup assistant
Terry Baliel .... additional hair stylist
Dominique Borrel .... makeup assistant (as Dominique Borrell)
Nathan J. Busch II .... key hair stylist (as Nathan J. Busch)
Cheryl Daniels .... hair stylist
Kris Evans .... key makeup artist
Connie Grayson Criswell .... contact lens technician (as Connie Criswell)
Joel Harlow .... makeup designer
Ann-Maree Hurley .... third makeup artist
Loida E. Jeannot .... hair stylist (as Loida Jeannot)
Margarita Jeannot .... hair stylist
Norma Lee .... additional hair stylist
Candace Neal .... additional hair stylist
Aida Pizarro .... makeup assistant
Lyndell Quiyou .... hair designer
Marielena Ramirez .... hair stylist
Giorgio Gregorini .... hair artist: additional photography (uncredited)
Lizzie Ibarra .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Cristina Patterson .... contact lens coordinator/painter (uncredited)
Matteo Silvi .... makeup artist: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Ellen Gordon .... unit production manager (as Ellen S. Gordon)
Patrick McCormick .... unit production manager
Jake Rice .... post-production supervisor
Nikki Taylor .... production manager
Steven Wayne .... production supervisor
Laura Cappato .... unit manager: additional photography (uncredited)
Nancy Kirhoffer .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Kohn .... first assistant director
Blake Perkinson .... additional second second assistant director
Jill K. Perno .... second assistant director: additional photography
Timothy R. Price .... second assistant director
Michelle Schrauwers .... additional second second assistant director
Juan Esteban Suárez .... second second assistant director
Steve E. Andrews .... first assistant director: additional photography (uncredited)
Consuelo Bidorini .... second second assistant director: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Emilio J. Acosta .... carpenter (as Emilio Acosta)
Luis A. Agosto .... carpenter
Ricky Alfaro .... set builder
Jessica Almy-Pagán .... scenic painter
Osvaldo Amalbert .... carpenter
Carlos 'Carly' Antunez .... set dresser (as Carlos Antunez Reyes)
Eddie Antunez .... set dresser
Tony Aponte .... standby painter
Bradimir Aviles .... set dresser (as Bradimir Avilés)
Carlos Batiz .... carpenter
Christopher Brion .... carpenter
Domingo Burgos .... carpenter
Gladys Bustos .... assistant property master
Marayda Cabrera .... scenic painter
Felix Caraballo .... carpenter
Félix Caraballo .... set dresser
Marsi Caraballo .... lead graphic designer
Sebastian Claudio .... carpenter (as Sebastián Claudio)
Luis E. Colon Santiago .... construction foreman (as Luis E. Colón Santiago)
Luis Colon .... set dresser (as Luis E. Colon Arroyo)
Gabriel Córdova Colon .... set dresser
Sylvia De Marco .... assistant art director
Alexander Delgado .... carpenter
Darien Delgado .... carpenter
Dale DeStefani .... construction coordinator
Fred Deyoe .... carpenter
Gabriel O. Encarnacion .... carpenter (as Cabriel Encarnación)
Mariano Fernandez .... carpenter (as Fernández Mariano)
Edilberto Frias .... scenic painter (as Edilberto Frías)
David G.Q. .... carpenter
David G.Q. .... carpenter
Nelson Garcia .... carpenter (as Nelson A. García)
Alexis Gavilans .... carpenter
Derek Gonzalez Fort .... set dresser (as Derek González Fort)
David J. Gonzalez .... standby props (as David J. González)
Nydia Gonzalez .... set dresser
Daniel Green .... carpenter
Joe Hawthorne .... scenic painter (as Joseph Hawthorne)
A. Todd Holland .... set designer
Glenn Hoofman .... plaster foreman
Harold Hopkins Miranda .... scenic painter
Bonita Huffman .... trailer decorator
Amanda Hunter .... graphic designer
Juan Guallini Indij .... head greens (as Juan Guallini)
Marcos Iparraguirre .... scenic painter
J. Stevie Jerauld .... standby greens (as Stevie Jerauld)
Joel Klaff .... draper
John Francis Kupfer .... set dresser
Tom Lifsey .... construction foreman
Mario Lucianao .... set dresser
Luis López-Baquero .... set designer (as Luis López Baquero)
Francisco 'Panchi' López-Franco .... set dresser
Mayna Magruder .... set dressing gang boss
Luis Maldonado .... set dresser (as Luis Edgardo Maldonado)
Derek Marengo .... scenic foreman
Alejandra Martinez .... scenic painter (as Alejandra Martínez)
Francisco Martinez .... stand-by set dresser (as Francisco Martínez)
Miguel Antonio Martinez .... carpenter (as Miguel Antonio Martínez)
Robert S. McDonald .... construction foreman (as Robert McDonald)
Jorge Mendoza .... scenic painter
Michael Mikita Jr. .... scenic painter (as Michal Mikita)
Michael Mikita Jr. .... supervising painter
Josie Minguela .... set dresser
Esteban Miranda .... carpenter
Hector Molini .... carpenter (as Héctor Molini)
Monica Monserrate .... assistant set decorator
Fausto Montero .... set dresser
Cristabelle Mora .... art department assistant
Julio Morales .... set dresser
Sorely Muentes .... construction consultant (as Sorely Muentes Méndez)
Thomas Murrihy .... carpenter
Ricardo Naveira .... carpenter
Carla S. Nemec .... art department coordinator
Matthew Patane .... scenic painter
Wilhem Perez .... scenic painter
Andrew Petrotta .... property master (as Drew Petrotta)
Jesus Piton Agosto .... carpenter
Mark Pollard .... graphic designer
Robert Prchal .... carpenter
Alvin Pérez Gonaález .... scenic painter
Frank A. Raffa Jr. .... local leadman
Chris Revuelta .... toolman
Sarah Riefkohl .... set dresser (as Sara Reifkohl)
Luis Rivera Acosta .... set dresser
Saúl Robles .... carpenter
Mariana Roca Iguina .... scenic painter (as Mariana Roca)
Immer Rodriguez .... painter (as Immer Rodríguez)
Luis Rodríguez .... carpenter
Mariano R. Rodríguez .... scenic painter
Japhet A. Romero .... set dresser
Jose M. Rosado .... scenic painter (as José M. Rosado)
José A. Ruiz .... set dresser
Aaron Rust .... carpenter (as Aaron M. Rust)
Emilio Saez .... set dressing gang boss
Samuel Salvatella .... carpenter
Francisco Santaella .... set dresser
Edgardo Santiago .... carpenter
Jose O. Santiago .... set dresser (as José O. Santiago)
Natalia Martinez Santiago .... scenic painter (as Natalia Martínex)
Jimmy Santos .... set dresser (as Jaime Santos)
Melissa Sarthou .... scenic painter
Enid Soto-Mendez .... set designer (as Enid Soto Méndez)
Willy Tejada .... carpenter
Dwayne Tiggs .... carpenter
Zina Torres .... buyer
Yadira Tort .... painter
Gerardo José Vega .... set dresser (as Gerardo Vega)
Anthony Mako Velazquez .... set dresser
Julio C. Vásquez .... carpenter
Ralph Joel Yala .... set dresser
Ernesto Zambrana .... set dresser
Cliff Zimowski .... set decorating coordinator
Paul Alfaro .... greensman (uncredited)
Jason Bedig .... leadman (uncredited)
Richard K. Buoen .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Gary Dawson .... assistant property master: additional photography (uncredited)
Jorge Fernandez .... property assistant (uncredited)
Glauco Isidori .... stand by painter: additional photography (uncredited)
Ermanno Kerstich .... set dresser: additional photography (uncredited)
Antonio Murer .... stand-by carpenter: additional photography (uncredited)
Francesca Noia .... buyer: additional photography (uncredited)
Jeremy Alan Read .... set dresser (uncredited)
Jorge Fish Rodriguez .... graphics (uncredited)
Bradley Torbett .... property master: additional photography (uncredited)
Marco Trentini .... art director: additional photography (uncredited)
Claudio Villa .... leadman: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Richard L. Anderson .... sound effects editor
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer: 424 Inc.
Sarah Bourgeois .... sound editing assistant
Charlie Campagna .... sound effects recordist
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist: 424 Inc. (as Rick Caneli)
Julio Carmona .... adr recordist: 424 Inc.
Johnna Chism .... assistant dialogue editor
Jenna Dalla Riva .... foley recording assistant
Ezra Dweck .... foley editor
Aaron Glascock .... dialogue editor
Brooke Graeff .... foley assistant
Gabriel Gutiérrez .... sound effects recordist
Jack Heeren .... foley recording mixer
Kaspar Hugentobler .... re-recording recordist
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Luis Antonio Landrau .... boom operator (as Luis A. Landrau)
Vanessa Lapato .... dialogue editor
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Mark A. Mangini .... supervising sound editor (as Mark Mangini)
Diego Martinez Rodriguez .... sound effects recordist (as Diego Martínez)
Ronnie Morgan .... sound editing assistant
James Morioka .... dialogue editor
Stephen Muir .... foley recording assistant
Piero Mura .... sound effects editor
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer: 424 Inc. (as Tommy O'Connell)
Hiraldo Pino .... sound utility (as Hiraldo J. Pino)
Eric Potter .... sound effects recordist
Andy Potvin .... sound consultant: Dolby
Jack Rametta .... adr mixer
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Nancy Ross .... sound facility manager: 424 Inc.
Curt Schulkey .... supervising sound editor
George Simpson .... sound effects editor
Edward Tise .... production sound mixer
Don White .... foley recording mixer
Katy Wood .... dialogue editor
Keenan Wyatt .... sound technician: Mr. Depp
Michael Miller .... adr mixer (uncredited)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Craig Barnett .... special effects foreman (as Craig 'Tex' Barnett)
Apreciado Bonilla .... special effects technician
Charlie Bonilla .... special effects technician
Robert Caban .... special effects technician (as Robert Cabán)
Hector M. Collazo .... special effects technician (as Héctor M. Collazo)
Thomas Gilbert .... special effects technician: rum rig
Kevin Harris .... special effects supervisor
Harry Hurst .... special effects technician: rum rig (as Harry King Hurst II)
Thomas G. Mottle .... special effects technician: rum rig
Jerónimo Pérez .... special effects technician
Durk Tyndall .... special effects technician
Omar Vélez Bonilla .... special effects technician
Enid Soto-Mendez .... model maker (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Erika Abrams .... visual effects production coordinator: Furious FX
Mariana Acuña Acosta .... digital artist: Furious FX
Shannan Burkley .... polluted matte painting designer
Zachary Cole .... production software
Christine Cram .... paint artist: Furious FX
Erin M. Cullen .... rotoscope artist: Furious FX
Peter Demarest .... digital artist
Brian DeMetz .... cg artist: Furious FX
Scott Dougherty .... visual effects executive producer: Furious FX
Sam Edwards .... digital artist
Eric Ehemann .... cg artist: Furious FX
Kiel Figgins .... cg artist: Furious FX
Warren Fu .... visual effects concept artist
Bill Gilman .... visual effects supervisor
Jennifer Gonzalez .... digital artist: Furious FX (as Jennifer Gonzalez-Barnhardt)
Martin Hall .... digital artist: Furious FX
Nicole Herr .... cg artist: Furious FX
Ryan Laney .... visual effects consultant
Krystine Lankenau .... digital artist: Furious FX (as Kristine Lankenau)
David Lassiter .... visual effects first assistant camera
Mark Legaspi .... visual effects second assistant camera
Neil Lim Sang .... digital artist: Furious FX
David Lingenfelser .... executive visual effects supervisor: Furious FX
Kevin Lingenfelser .... matte painter: Furious FX
Landon Medeiros .... digital artist: Furious FX
Sean O'Connor .... digital artist: Furious FX
Kim O'Donnell .... digital artist: Furious FX (as Kimo Pepo)
Stacey Riera .... visual effects producer
Laura Schultz .... visual effects producer
Chris Serenil .... computer services manager: Furious FX (as Christopher Serenil)
Mark Shoaf .... cg supervisor: Furious FX
Tiffany Smith .... visual effects producer
Brian Sorbo .... digital artist: Furious FX
Tommy Tran .... digital artist: Furious FX
Jeffrey Waldron .... visual effects director of photography
Gina Willis .... visual effects on-set coordinator (as Gina Deuters)
Michael A. Zimmerman .... visual effects concept artist (as Michael Zimmerman)
Annalyn Betinol .... roto artist (uncredited)
Elohim Cervantes Tampus .... visual effects (uncredited)
Jean Jardeleza .... rotoscope artist (uncredited)
Thomas Kuo .... digital film scanner (uncredited)
Shaun Anthony Portillo .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Salahuddin Razul .... roto artist (uncredited)
Sean Rowe .... digital film scanner (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Raul Alcocer .... stunt performer (as Luis Raúl Alcocer)
Jonathan Baston .... stunt performer
Bobby Beckles .... stunt performer
Jeffrey Lee Gibson .... stunt performer
Oscar Guerrero .... stunt performer
Jaime Irizarry .... stunt performer
Theo Kypri .... stunt performer
Kimberly Shannon Murphy .... stunt performer
Christopher Paez Rivera .... stunt performer
Madeleine Morales Pagan .... stunt performer (as Madeline Morales Pagán)
Dave Pope .... stunt performer (as David Pope)
Stephen A. Pope .... stunt performer (as Stephen Pope)
Ivelisse Rivera Aybar .... stunt performer
Noel Pérez Riverea .... stunt performer
Daniel Salinas González .... stunt performer
Jeremy Sample .... stunt performer
Derrick Simmons .... stunt performer
Shawnna Thibodeau .... stunt performer
Ramón Vázquez .... stunt performer (as Ramón Vasquez)
G.A. Aguilar .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Theo Kypri .... stunt double: Johnny Depp (uncredited)
Daniel F. Malone .... stunt water safety (uncredited)
Kimberly Shannon Murphy .... stunt double: Amber Heard (uncredited)
Shawnna Thibodeau .... stunt double: Amber Heard (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gustavo Accetta .... lighting technician
Michael Brennan .... dolly grip
Emanuel Carrión .... best boy: Puerto Rico
Antonio Chirino Suárez .... grip (as Antonio Chirino)
Carlos Cibils .... spacecam technician (as Carlos 'Café Cibils)
Manuel Cintron .... rigging best boy (as Manuel 'Tyson' Cintrón)
Francisco Cordero .... grip (as Francisco 'Paco' Cordero)
Alex Cruz .... best boy grip (as Alexander Cruz)
David Deever .... video engineer (as Dave Deever)
Jerry Encarnacion .... electrical rigger (as Jerry Ebcarnación)
Willie Estrada .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Wilichan Estrada)
Abimael García Torres .... grip
Thomas Gibson .... key grip
Peter Girolami .... lighting balloon operator
James Goldman .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Ismael 'Izzy' Gonzalez .... rigging gaffer (as Ismael González)
Patrick Hoeschen .... best boy (as Patrick R. Hoeschen)
Nelson Huertas .... lighting technician
Trevor Loomis .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Zoraida Luna .... first camera assistant
Santiago Benet Mari .... lighting technician
Ricky Marquez .... electrical rigger (as Ricky Márquez)
Abner Medina .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
José M. Morales .... grip
Peter Mountain .... still photographer
David B. Nowell .... aerial director of photography
Felix Nunez .... grip (as Félix Nuñez Flores)
Raymond Orraca .... electrical rigger (as Raymond J. Orraca)
Anibal Pabon .... grip (as Aníbal Pabón)
Bayoan Padro .... grip (as Bayoán Padró)
Angel Pastrana .... grip (as Angel 'Rabbit' Pastrana)
Marcos Pesquera .... lighting technician (as Marcos 'Nacho' Pesquera)
Orlando Pérez Logán .... best boy rigging grip
Jacinto Reyes .... lighting technician
Edgar Rivera Díaz .... grip
Daniel Rivera .... lighting technician
Manny Rivera-Miranda .... dolly grip
Gilbert 'Gilo' Rosario .... rigging key grip
Gilo Rosario .... rigging key grip
Roxanna Santiago .... camera loader (as Rosana Santiago)
Martin Schaer .... camera operator: "a" camera, second unit
José Seda .... generator operator
Rafael E. Sánchez .... chief lighting technician (as Rafael Sánchez)
Jeffrey Waldron .... camera: epk
Alfred Ainsworth .... video assist operator: additional photography (uncredited)
Leonardo Beltrame .... electrician: additional photography (uncredited)
Matteo Caocci .... electrician: additional photography (uncredited)
Hanoi De La Paz .... best boy: additional photography (uncredited)
Claudio Del Gobbo .... dolly grip: additional photography (uncredited)
Massimiliano Dessena .... best boy grip: additional photography (uncredited)
Maurizio di Stefano .... electrician: additional photography (uncredited)
Morris Flam .... key gaffer: additional photography (uncredited)
Stefano Marino .... gaffer: additional photography (uncredited)
Daniele Massaccesi .... steadicam operator: additional photography (uncredited)
Tommaso Mele .... key grip: additional photography (uncredited)
Alfredo Melendez .... hothead operator (uncredited)
Raphy Molinary .... camera operator (uncredited)
Frank Norris .... loader (uncredited)
Frank Norris .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Michelle Pizanis .... second assistant camera: additional photography (uncredited)
Patrick Redmond .... libra head technician (uncredited)
Salvatore Ruberto .... electrician: additional photography (uncredited)
John Seale .... director of photography: additional photography (uncredited)
Alberto Torrecilla .... first assistant camera: additional photography (uncredited)
Thomas Young .... assistant camera: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Patricia Alonso .... extras casting
Krysti Baxter .... casting assistant: LA (as Krysti Charron)
Angela Demo .... casting associate: LA
Luis Javier Maldonado .... casting assistant: Puerto Rico
Charlie Méndez .... casting assistant: Puerto Rico
Jessica Rodriguez .... casting assistant: Puerto Rico (as Jessica Rodríguez)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christine L. Cantella .... assistant costume designer (as Christine Cantella)
Yasiri Castro .... costumer
Jay Cheng .... costume supervisor
Lisandra Cruz .... seamstress
Sara Cruz .... seamstress
Carla Del Manzano .... set costumer (as Carla M. Del Manzano)
Carola Gonzalez .... costumer (as Carola González)
Carina Grilli .... costumer
Melissa Hernádez Ortiz .... costumer
Amber Jordyn .... set costumer
Eyra Aguero Joubert .... costumer (as EyraAnüero-Joubert)
Ali Lammari .... set costumer
Marina Marit .... costumer: Mr Depp
Robert Mata .... set costumer
Karen Naser .... cutter/fitter
Milagros Núñez .... seamstress (as Milagros Nuñez)
Donna O'Neal .... costume supervisor
Jonny Pray .... key costumer
Mitzy Ann Ramirez .... assistant ager (as Mitzy Ann Ramírez)
Ana Ramírez .... costumer
Elba Rodriguez .... seamstress (as Elba Rodríguez)
Michelle Rodríguez .... costumer
Mirta Saldaña .... costumer
Gladyris Silva .... key costumer
Mari Socorro Pérez .... seamstress (as Maria Socorro Pérez)
Gildardo Tobon .... ager/dyer
Sandra Varela .... costumer
Loida Viera .... set costumer
Charlotte Child .... costumer: Mr Depp, additional photography (uncredited)
Isabel Gandia .... production assistant: costume department (uncredited)
Stefanie Gardenhire .... costume production assistant (uncredited)
Briana Jorgenson .... costumer (uncredited)
Dani Phelps .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Laura Twors .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Mike Chiado .... digital intermediate technologist
Jim Eberle .... on-line editor
Lara Khachooni .... assistant editor
Jackie Lee .... digital intermediate account executive
Zachary David Medow .... high definition color correction
Nick Monton .... digital intermediate producer
Harry Muller .... color timer (as Harry Mueler)
Alex Olivares .... assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer
Hilda Rasula .... post-production assistant
Paul Sage .... digital intermediate assistant
Stefan Sonnenfeld .... colorist
Stefan Sonnenfeld .... digital intermediate executive producer
Ofe Yi .... assistant editor
Salvatore Catanzaro .... additional on-line editor (uncredited)
Matthew W. Johnson .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Chris Keighley .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Samantha Barker .... music contractor
Samantha Barker .... score production coordinator
Michael Barsimanto .... composer: additional music
Christine Bergren .... music legal and clearance: Christine Bergren Music Consulting
Max Blomgren .... score recording and mixing engineer
Matt Bruer .... score coordinator (as Matthw Bruer)
Robert Fernandez .... scoe recording and mixing engineer
Jeremy Herbert .... music researcher
J.J. Holiday .... composer: additional music (as Jeffrey J. Poskin)
J.J. Holiday .... music consultant
Gary Liu .... music preparation
Thomas Milano .... supervising music editor
Joohyun Park .... orchestrator
Paul Rabjohns .... supervising music editor
Rafa Sardina .... score recording and mixing engineer
Lauren Shotwell .... music legal and clearance: Christine Bergren Music Consulting
Andrew Spence .... music co-producer/mixer
Andrew Spence .... music producer
Andrew Spence .... score recording and mixing engineer
Joe Sublett .... composer: additional music
Jonathan Timpe .... synth programmer
Brandon K. Verrett .... orchestrator (as Brandon Verrett)
Bruce Witkin .... composer: additional music
Bruce Witkin .... engineer: JD Band
Jimmie Wood .... composer: additional music
Christopher Young .... score producer
Peter Bateman .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Max Blomgren .... synthesizer programmer (uncredited)
Ugo Derouard .... musician (uncredited)
Ryan Franks .... musician (uncredited)
Johnny Hawthorn .... musician (uncredited)
Silke Matzpohl .... score coordinator (uncredited)
Andy Richards .... song producer (uncredited)
Sunna Wehrmeijer .... music preparation (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Gloria Lynnette Avilés .... picture vehicle assistant
Ángel Bula .... unit driver
Héctor Chaparro .... driver: maxivan
Gilberto Cruz .... unit driver
Jose de Miguel .... mechanic: motorcycle
Ra&uacutel Delgado .... driver: maxivan
Gabriel R. Díaz .... driver: maxivan
Eladio Gascot .... mechanic: picture vehicle (as Eladio Gascot Andino)
Ricardo Gonzáles .... picture vehicle assistant
Luis A. Jurado .... transportation captain (as Luis Jurado)
Mary Llenza .... unit driver (as Mary 'Baby' Llenza)
Carlos López .... picture vehicle towing
Steve Mann .... picture vehicle coordinator
José Marcano Díaz .... picture vehicle towing
Juan Marrero .... mechanic: picture vehicle
Rita Medina .... transportation secretary
Juan A. Miranda .... driver: maxivan
Zaid M. Rivera Diaz .... unit driver
Héctor Robles Diaz .... driver: maxivan
Ángel Rodríguez .... unit driver
Josiuan Rojas .... transportation coordinator
Francisco Pancho Rosa .... cast driver
Sean C. Ryan .... mechanic: picture vehicle
René Sagardía .... unit driver
Carlos Rafael Santos .... unit driver (as Carlos R. Santos)
Charles M. Seale .... insert car operator
Miguel A. Sánchez .... driver: maxivan
David Trossi .... driver: maxivan
Leslie R. Zeno .... driver: maxivan
Giovanni De Gaetano .... transportation captain: additional photography (uncredited)
Angel L. Lopez Garcia .... driver: Mr. Depp (uncredited)
Luis 'Cuba' Medina Sánchez .... driver (uncredited)
Georgie Miranda .... driver: sound truck (uncredited)
John White .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Newell Alexander .... loop group coordinator
Monique Allen .... production assistant
Russell Allen .... production coordinator
Jose M. Alvarez .... production assistant
Héctor Angueira .... boat captain
Juan Carlos Arvelo .... production assistant (as Juan C. Arvelo)
José Bacieredo .... production assistant
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Tara Billik .... first assistant: Mr. King
Amanda Brand .... unit publicist
Rocío García Bruckman .... production assistant (as Rocío García)
Vivian Bruckman .... production assistant
Jose Caballero .... boat captain
Reinaldo E. Cabanillas .... production assistant
Paola Cambo .... assistant location manager (as Paola Cambó)
Mitch Carter .... loop group coordinator
Carmen M. Colón .... production assistant
Eric Colón .... rooster wrangler
Mitchelle Correa .... second assistant accountant
Rafael Corretjer .... production assistant
Alexandra Cruz Lebrón .... production assistant
Carlos De Orduña .... production assistant (as Carlos E. De Orduña)
María de Orduña .... assistant location manager
Stephen Deuters .... assistant: Mr. Depp
Eric Edmonds .... client services: 424 Inc.
Gloria Michelle Fernández .... accounting clerk
Rey Figueroa .... assistant location manager
Jason Forman .... assistant: Ms. Dembrowski
Adaixa Freytes Iglesias .... production assistant
Isabel Gandia .... production assistant (as Isabel Gandia Torres)
Vicente Gillette .... accounting clerk
AnaMarie C. Gonzaga .... production accountant
Sonia González Riera .... production assistant
Noamel González .... production assistant
Francis Guevara .... caterer
Hannah M. Hinkel .... production assistant (as Hannah Hinkel)
Nathan Holmes .... assistant: Mr. Depp
Sheri Jeffrey .... legal services
Boysie Jereza .... co-first assistant accountant
Boysie Jereza .... payroll
Gina Johnson .... representative: American Humane
Aakomon Jones .... choreographer
Jerry Judge .... security: Mr. Depp
Junie Kim .... second assistant accountant
Peter Kingsbury .... boat captain
Kevin LaRosa .... helicopter pilot (as Kevin La Rosa)
Ivonne C. Leon .... travel coordinator (as Ivonne C. León)
Abimael Linares .... production assistant
Joshua Loiko .... second assistant accountant (as Joshua W. Loiko)
Michelle Malley-Campos .... production assistant
Daniel F. Malone .... marine coordinator
Mario Marreo .... pilot: banner plane
Ricardo Martínez .... pilot: banner plane
Josh McLerran .... production assistant
Mariant Medina .... production assistant
Luis Oscar Miranda .... animal wrangler
Mariella Navarro .... production assistant
Joaquin N. Negron .... production assistant (as Joaquin Negrón)
Denis O'Sullivan .... production executive
David Paris .... aerial coordinator
David Paris .... pilot
Larry Payne .... animal trainer
David Pearsall .... boat captain
Berenice Percival .... assistant: Mr. McCormick
Janice Polley .... location manager
Vivian Rebella .... assistant location manager
Willima Renwick .... boat captain
Benyamin Rivera .... production assistant
Vanessa Rodríguez Murphy .... set production assistant (as Vanessa Rodríguez)
Luis O. Rodríguez .... production assistant
Monica Rodríguez .... production assistant
Victor Rodríguez .... production assistant
Robert Roig .... production assistant (as Roberto Roig)
Jesús A. Romero .... production assistant
Bruce A. Ross .... assistant marine coordinator
Kevin Thomas Roy .... set production assistant
Coraly Santaliz .... script supervisor
Walter Santaliz .... production assistant
Alejandro Santiago .... production assistant
Nicolás Santiago .... security coordinator
Nina Saxon .... title designer: main and end titles
Kaye Scholer .... legal services
Cassandra Seidl .... second assistant accountant
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Dawn Sierra .... assistant: Ms. Dembrowski
Timothy S. Smith .... boat captain
Raúl Soloro .... caterer: Location Gourmet
Fernando Sosa .... production assistant
Peter M. Starkman .... catering manager: For Stars Catering
Laura Sweet .... representative: American Humane
Jeff Taykor .... caterer
Sommer Terry .... production assistant
Eric Thompson .... caterer
Jack Tittle .... boat captain
Andrea Tolomei .... data entry
Jodi Tripi .... stock footage researcher
Karen S. Uphoff .... assistant location manager
Miguel Vallejo .... production assistant
Eric Vega .... assistant production coordinator (as Eric M. Vega)
Robert Vega .... title designer: main and end titles
Miguel E. Verges .... boat captain
Wencelao Villavicencio .... boat captain
Eric Weaver .... pilot: sea plane
Leah Williams .... second assistant: Mr. King
Brett Young-Fountain .... second assistant accountant
Joan M. Zulfer .... first assistant accountant (as Joan M. Zulfer)
Nacha Zurinaga .... production secretary (as Nacha Zurinaga Padín)
Victor Andujar .... production assistant (uncredited)
Flavio Bettin .... facilities manager: additional photography (uncredited)
Stefano Corridori .... armourer: additional photography (uncredited)
Flavio De Simone .... cashier: italy (uncredited)
Alejandro Ferrer .... archival footage coordinator (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative (uncredited)
Charles Harrington .... location scout: Puerto Rico/Central America (uncredited)
Karl Herrmann .... assistant: Mr. Kravis (uncredited)
Kemel Jamis .... production assistant (uncredited)
David P. Johnson .... photo model (uncredited)
Stephen Jones .... technical consultant (uncredited)
Lucia Marasa .... production assistant (uncredited)
Brad Dirk Martin .... boat captain (uncredited)
Carmen Marie Colon Mejia .... office production assistant (uncredited)
Anna Metcalf .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Andrew Liam Pringle .... production assistant (uncredited)
Giancarlo Rebella .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Maria Alejandra Rodriguez .... production assistant (uncredited)
Joe Sartorius .... production assistant (uncredited)
Alberto Seccarelli .... production assistant (uncredited)
José R. Varona .... head set medic (uncredited)
Alexa Velez .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
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66 out of 115 people found the following review useful.
Lacks Coherency or Flair, 28 October 2011
Author: bkrauser-81-311064 from United States

The film begins with main character Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) waking up in a luxurious hotel room in Puerto Rico after a heavy night of drinking. After chomping down a few aspirin, Kemp stumbles into the editors office of the San Juan Star and is given a dead end writing job. After a few chance encounters, Kemp becomes the center of intrigue and corruption while consuming copious amounts of alcohol.

"The Rum Diary" was originally a novella from the twisted mind of Hunter S. Thompson an eccentric journalist and novelist who in addition to smoking, snorting, injecting, drinking every drug, alcohol and carcinogen known to man, managed to change the face of journalism by calling it as he sees it. His writing can repel and enchant with equal measure and has a breakneck spontaneity which is rivaled by its frazzled incoherency.

Incoherency would be the best word to describe this film. The story lacks any kind of focus jumping from a love story, a corrupt land deal, drunken antics, workplace politics and racial tensions. Watching "The Rum Diary" was liking talking to a drunk grad student; little flashes of genius may linger but after what seems like four hours you realize you're talking to a drunken idiot and looking for the door.

Thompson's other work adapted to screen shares a similar inconsistency but say what you will about "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" at least it was interesting. Director Bruce Robinson seems unsure behind the camera trying desperately to balance themes and while Terry Gilliam threw spaghetti at the wall to see what sticks, Robinson compensates by drawing out its screen time and keeping the camera-work and editing as dull and uninspiring as possible.

The films only saving grace is the inclusion of Giovanni Ribisi as a cirrhosis addled, syphilitic cohort who takes LSD while listening to records of Nazi propaganda. His arguments with the Star's head editor (Richard Jenkins) provide some of the few precious moments of humor.

The epilogue appears while Johnny Depp sails into the horizon explaining that while its the end of the story "...its the beginning of another." I would have liked to have seen the other story. At least by then the sardonic wit of Thompson was finally present.

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