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12 December 2006 (USA) See more »
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A documentary on the life and death of Hunter S. Thompson. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Ed Bradley ... Himself
Bob Braudis ... Himself

Douglas Brinkley ... Himself
William F. Buckley ... Himself

Gary Busey ... Himself

John Cusack ... Himself

Benicio Del Toro ... Himself

Johnny Depp ... Himself
F.X. Feeney ... Himself

Gary Hart ... Himself

Art Linson ... Himself

Leonard Maltin ... Himself

George McGovern ... Himself

Bill Murray ... Himself
Laila Nabulsi ... Herself

Nick Nolte ... Narrator

Sean Penn ... Himself

Harry Dean Stanton ... Himself

Ralph Steadman ... Himself
Anita Thompson ... Herself

Hunter S. Thompson ... Himself (archive footage)
Juan Thompson ... Himself
Nick Tosches ... Himself

Jann Wenner ... Himself

Tom Wolfe ... Himself

Directed by
Tom Thurman 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tom Marksbury 

Produced by
Christopher Black .... producer
Joe Petro III .... associate producer
Michael Ruggiero .... executive producer
Stephan Shelanski .... executive producer
Tom Thurman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Otto Helmuth 
Frank Schaap 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Piston 
 
Film Editing by
Jim Piston 
 
Sound Department
Sean Anderson .... location audio
Otto Helmuth .... soundtrack
Neil Kesterson .... audio post
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Anderson .... lighting technician
 
Other crew
Steven Belgard .... publicist
Neville Blakemore .... archive stills and footage
Robert Bone .... archive stills and footage
Karen Cunningham .... transcriptions
Christopher Dyer .... spiritual advisor
Ben Fee .... archive stills and footage
David Hiser .... archive stills and footage
Ashley Kravitz .... clearance
Barbara O'Keefe .... transcriptions
Brad Riddell .... production assistant
Paul Semonin .... archive stills and footage
Ralph Steadman .... title sequence
Anita Thompson .... archive stills and footage
Gerald Tyell .... archive stills and footage
 
Thanks
Brent Abshear .... special thanks
Marc Barson .... special thanks
Robin Baum .... special thanks
Douglas Brinkley .... special thanks
Alice Cotton .... special thanks
Christi Denbrowski .... special thanks
Christopher Dyer .... special thanks
Linda Endres .... special thanks
Ben Fee .... special thanks
Michael Follmer .... special thanks
Jessie Gietl .... special thanks
Hal Haddon .... special thanks
Carole Henderson Harrington .... special thanks
Ann McGovern .... special thanks
George McGovern .... special thanks
Drew G. Miller .... special thanks
Lynn Motley .... special thanks
Rebecca Pefferman .... special thanks
Corday Piston .... special thanks
Stephen Weber .... special thanks
Robert B. Weide .... special thanks (as Bob Weide)
Adia Wright .... special thanks
 

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5 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
eh .., 13 December 2006
Author: timbadolato from United States

Although this was the first Hunter S. Thompson documentary I have seen it was average at best despite the involvement's of huge star appearances such as Johnny Depp, Bill Murray, Gary Busey, and a few others. I was let down by this and yet it was still a little interesting. What kept me watching was some of the old clips from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Where the Buffalo Roam. Not that good mostly because of the old guys rambling and things any fan would already know. I still think they were milking it because it could have been compressed down by at least half. Still if your a fan I would you'll like anything that has to do with hunter. best regards

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