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Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)

Where the Buffalo Roam
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(77 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating

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Bill Murray

Bill Murray

Hunter S. Thompson
Bruno Kirby

Bruno Kirby

Marty Lewis
R.G. Armstrong

R.G. Armstrong

Judge Simpson
Danny Goldman

Danny Goldman

Porter
Leonard Frey

Leonard Frey

Desk Clerk


Written by
John Kaye

John Kaye

(screenplay)


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Description: The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but it continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. A ... (more)
Release date: 25 April 1980
UPC: 013131094398
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"8.1. Netflix "


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"12/27 Synopsis:The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". I'm surprised that I'd never seen this before now, as I like Bill Murray. I know little of Thompson though. Oddly enough, considering the character he was playing, Murray (who is known for his antics onscreen) seemed rather subdued to me compared to his other films. It was nice seeing him playing opposite Peter Boyle (Lazlo) but there didn't seem to be"


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Portlander's Movie Log - December, 2013 (32 movies items)

"Recommended by moviewatcher122 Watched December 6th - Netflix Streaming - 1st Viewing "I hate to advocate drugs or liquor, violence, insanity to anyone - but in my case it's worked." - Hunter S. Thompson I was surprised that not only was there a Bill Murray movie of the early 80's that I hadn't seen yet, there was one that I hadn't even known existed before now - Where the Buffalo Roam is a comedy about the bizarre life and times of writer Hunter Thompson and his friendship with his lawyer "


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" Role - Hunter S. Thompson "


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"Recommended by: moviewatcher122 Supported by: the giraffe, portlander"


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"as Hunter S. Thompson"


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"as Hunter S. Thompson "


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"I think that this even might surpass the cult movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Murray´s Thompson has more depth, but we also have to remember that Gilliam´s version is so mental with the lizards and all. "


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"Before Depp & Del Toro did Hunter S. Thompson and Raoul Duke, Bill Murray and Peter Boyle rocked it hard and psychotically and stacked with drugs. "


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" Bill Murray is very convincing as Hunter S. Thompson."


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"August 6 I really enjoyed this movie. I thought that Bill Murray was very convincing as Hunter S. Thompson. Peter Boyle also did a good job playing his character. It's too bad this movie isn't well known as the other Hunter S. Thompson adaptations. It does not deserve to be overlooked."


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" Story/Writing: ★★★☆ Acting: ★★★★ Visuals: ★★★☆ Soundtrack: ★★★☆ Overall: ★★★☆ ▶ Watch the trailer. "


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"Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005)"


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"Soundtrack album by various artists. Includes seven new songs perfofmed by Neil Young: "Buffalo Stomp" – performed by Neil Young with the Wild Bill Band of Strings "Ode to Wild Bill #1" – written and performed by Neil Young "Ode to Wild Bill #2 – written and performed by Neil Young "Home, Home on the Range" – written by Brewster Higley and Daniel Kelley; performed by Neil Young "Ode to Wild Bill #3" (plus dialogue) – written and performed by Neil Young "Ode to Wild Bill #4" – writte"


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"Box Office Gross $6,659,377"


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