Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film
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Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film
Actor Nick Nolte narrates this detailed look at the life and career of Hunter S. Thompson - the late, great Gonzo journalist whose outrageous exploits inspired such films as Where the Buffalo Roam, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and The Rum Diaries. A true American original, Thompson was a writer whose depraved exploits were only exceeded by his extraordinary prose. In this documentary, the recollections of Thompson's friends, family, colleagues, and various partners in crime paint a memorable portrait of the man behind the legend. Archival footage of Thompson himself makes this a… More

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"Probably the closest any of us who admired the man from afar will ever get to the confines of Woody Creek and the maddening genius who ruled over it."
‑ Edward Havens, FilmJerk.com

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