The Best Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Quotes

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the dark comedy Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as determined by you and your votes. Starring Johnny Depp, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas centers on a 1971 road trip to Las Vegas by Raoul Duke (Depp) and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo. The film was based on Hunter S. Thompson's novel of the same name. Released on May 22, 1998, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was promoted with the tagline "Four days, three nights, two convertibles, one city."

What are the best Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas quotes? Do you like Dr. Gonzo's line, "I hate to say this, but this place is getting to me. I think I'm getting the Fear"? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.


  • The Full Load
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    The Full Load

    Raoul Duke: We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a saltshaker half-full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers... Also, a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of beer, a pint of raw ether, and two dozen amyls. Not that we needed all that for the trip, but once you get locked into a serious drug collection, the tendency is to push it as far as you can. The only thing that really worried me was the ether. There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge, and I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon.
  • The Polar Bear
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    The Polar Bear

    Duke: Hey, there's two women fucking a polar bear.
    Dr. Gonzo: Don't tell me those things. Not now, man.
  • What To Do With The Girl
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    What To Do With The Girl

    Raoul Duke: Well? What are your plans?
     Dr. Gonzo: Plans?
     Raoul Duke: The child in the bedroom.
     Dr. Gonzo: Oh, Lucy. I met her on the plane. Yeah, she's a religious freak. I gave her a cap before I realized... Jesus, she's never even had a drink before.
     Raoul Duke: Well... it'll probably work out. We can keep her loaded and peddle her ass at the drug convention. Yeah. She's perfect for this gig. These cops will go fifty bucks a head to beat her into submission and then gang-fuck her. We can set her up in one of these back street motels, hang pictures of Jesus all over the room, then turn these fucking pigs loose on her. Hell, she's strong, man. She'll hold her own.
     Dr. Gonzo: Jesus Christ. I knew you were sick but I never expected to hear you actually say that kind of stuff, you filthy bastard.
     Raoul Duke: Straight economics, man. This girl is a godsend. Shit, she can make us a grand a day.
     Dr. Gonzo: That's ugly, man. Stop talking like that.
     Raoul Duke: I figure she can do about four at a time. If we keep her full of acid that's more like two grand a day. Maybe three.
     Dr. Gonzo: Hold on, man. What if I just jump you and beat the dog shit out of you? Would that make you feel better? You filthy bastard.
     Raoul Duke: All right, listen to me. In a few hours, she'll probably be sane enough to work herself into some kind of towering Jesus-based rage at the hazy recollection of being seduced by some kind of cruel Samoan who fed her liquor and LSD, dragged her to a Vegas hotel room and then savagely penetrated every orifice in her little body with his throbbing, uncircumcised member.
     Dr. Gonzo: That's so ugly, man!
     Raoul Duke: Fuck. Truth hurts.
     Dr. Gonzo: That's... argh! Argh! That's argh! Argh! That's argh!
     Raoul Duke: Argh!
     Dr. Gonzo: I wanted to help her, man.
     Raoul Duke: Well, you'll go straight to the gas chamber for this one. And even if you manage to beat that, they'll still send you back to Nevada for rape and consensual sodomy. She's got to go.
     Dr. Gonzo: Shit. It doesn't pay to try to help someone these days.
  • God's own Prototypes
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    God's own Prototypes

    [watching Gonzo leave] Raoul Duke: There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.