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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Leaving Las Vegas
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Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage
Ben Sanderson
Steven Weber Steven Weber
Marc Nussbaum
Kim Adams Kim Adams
Sheila
Emily Procter Emily Procter
Debbie
Stuart Regen Stuart Regen
Man at Bar


Written by
John O John O'Brien
(novel)
Mike Figgis Mike Figgis
(screenplay)


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Leaving this Movie Alone

10 years, 5 months ago at Jan 28 18:19
2 votes
The roles Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue played in Leaving Las Vegas were outstanding but the story itself left me wondering by movies end what the point of it all was. Yeah I get the struggle of each individual character and solace they found in each other but its gratuitous nature did not justify two hours of nothing more than their hardships.

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas

8 years, 2 months ago at Apr 17 0:08
2 votes
My favorite aspect of this movie is the fact that it was never fully explored why Nick Cage's character wanted to off himself via alcoholism. The viewer is almost forced to come into the character's life with the same info that Elizabeth Shue's character & get to know him from that vantage point. It's a reminder that, many times, the addictions of those who are addicted tend to become bigger than ... read more

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6 years, 10 months ago at Aug 19 12:20
2 votes
brilliantly acted by both Shue & Cage - outstanding infact. Not a light hearted film and not easy going but great all the same.
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Description: An alcoholic movie executive who loses his wife, his family and his job decides to drive to Las Vegas and commit suicide by drinking himself to death in this acclaimed adaptation of the late John O'Brien's 1991 autobiographical novel. In Vegas, he meets a nearly equally pathetic young hooker and the two develop a strange, moving bond while waiting for him to die. ... (more)
Release date: 9 February 1996
UPC: 027616699725
Tags: Drama (22), Romance (15), Alcoholism (14), 1995 (13), Suicide (11), Prostitution (11), Pimp (8), Rape (8), Tragedy (7), Infidelity (7), Beer (6), Casino (6), Russian Mafia (6), Prostitute (6), Toilet (5), Sacrifice (5), 1990s (5), Alcoholic (4), (4), Music Score Composed By Director (4)
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