Where the Buffalo Roam

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Plot – Journalist Hunter S. Thompson rethinks the adventures he and his friend and former lawyer Carl Lazlo have had together. He remembers confused anecdotes about a process in which some young guys were risking to be sentenced because of soft drugs possession. Hunter remembers then when Lazlo linked himself to an international arms trafficking.

Movie Info

Title Where the Buffalo Roam

Year 1980

Director Art Linson

GenreComedy, Biography

Top 6 Quotes of “Where the Buffalo Roam” Movie

“- Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: I just got here and I haven’t…
– Marty Lewis: Wait! What do you mean you just got there?
– Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: Yeah. Right. Minutes ago.
– Marty Lewis: You left on Tuesday. Today’s Saturday.
– Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: That happened to you, too? That’s weird. The same mix-up happened to me this morning!”

Bill Murray – Hunter S. Thompson
Bruno Kirby – Marty Lewis

“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 good in doing it.”

Bill Murray – Hunter S. Thompson

“There are two kinds of people in this country, the doomed and the screwheads. Savage tribal thugs who live off their legal incomes, brow deep out there; no respect for human dignity. They don’t know what you and I understand, you know what I mean.” Bill Murray – Hunter S. Thompson

“Like a lot of people thought I was dead but, uh… hey, you know, you don’t write any postcards when you’re on the road to self-discovery.”

Peter Boyle – Lazlo

“I was never really frightened by the bopheads and the potheads with their silliness never really frightened me either, but these goddam screwheads, they terrify me. And the poor doomed, the young, and the silly, the honest, the weak, the Italians… they’re doomed, they’re lost, they’re helpless, they’re somebody else’s meal, they’re like pigs…”

Bill Murray – Hunter S. Thompson

“- Questioner: I was just wondering if you could tell me, um, if you thought drugs and alcohol would make me a better writer.
– Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: That’s a good question. Let me see… In my case, you know, I hate to advocate drugs or liquor, violence, insanity to anyone. But in my case it’s worked.”

Joshua Daniel – Questioner
Bill Murray – Hunter S. Thompson