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The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary
  • 2011
  • US
  • 119 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Bruce Robinson
  • Written by: Bruce Robinson
  • Cast: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, Giovanni Ribisi
  • UK release: 11 November 2011
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Depp leads as a bored young journalist in the much-anticipated adaptation of Hunter S Thompson's hedonistic novel.

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The Rum Diary

14 Nov 20112 stars

Johnny Depp channels Hunter S Thompson once again, with lacklustre results

Of the two fictional representations of Hunter S Thompson to grace the silver screen so far – by Bill Murray in Where the Buffalo Roam and Johnny Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Depp’s is commonly regarded as the best. Depp had the advantage of…

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