R | | Biography, Comedy
The picture's opening credits declare that the film is "a movie based on the twisted legend of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson".
Dr. Hunter S. Thompson:
You couldn't invent someone like Carl Lazlo. He was a... he was one of a kind. He was a mutant. A real heavyweight water buffalo type... who could chew his way through a concrete wall and spit out the other side covered with lime and chalk and look ...
A number of cars in the hotel parking lot at the Super Bowl were models that didn't exist in 1972.
The 2017 Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory restores the original soundtrack. Making this the first home media release since the original VHS release to feature the original unaltered soundtrack.
$1,750,593 27 April 1980