5/10

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Runtime: 148 min

Genres: Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Romance

Languages: English | Japanese

Countries: USA


"Inherent Vice," is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello's ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a looney bin...well, easy for her to say. It's the tail end of the psychedelic `60s and paranoia is running the day and Doc knows that "love" is another of those words going around at the moment, like "trip" or "groovy," that's being way too overused - except this one usually leads to trouble. With a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, LAPD Detectives, a tenor sax player working undercover, and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang, which may only be a tax dodge set up by some dentists... Part surf noir, part psychedelic romp - all Thomas Pynchon. (C) Warner Bros



Directors (1)

Writers (2)

Paul Thomas Anderson (written for the screen by)
Thomas Pynchon (based on the novel by)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (111)

Adam Dorsey Jesus Guard (uncredited)
Adeana Lane Beach Girl (uncredited)
Al Function Biker (uncredited)
Alina Gatti Howdy Doper's Phone Voice (voice)
Amanda Maddox Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Amy Ferguson Bodhi
Anders Holm LAPD Officer #2
Andrew Simpson Riggs Warbling
Ashleigh Biller Patient (uncredited)
Belladonna Clancy Charlock (as Michelle Sinclair)
Benicio Del Toro Sauncho Smilax, Esq
Blue LoLan Patient (uncredited)
Brandy Futch Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Catherine Haena Kim News Reporter
Chantal Thuy Groupie (uncredited)
Charley Morgan Dr. Igor
Chelsea O'Toole Patient (uncredited)
Christian Williams Smedley
Christina Bobrowsky Patient (uncredited)
Christopher Allen Nelson Glenn Charlock
Christopher Karl Johnson Mr. Robinson (uncredited)
Dakota Lupo Chief Chanter (uncredited)
Dallas James Auto Mechanic (uncredited)
Daniel Yobaccio Patient (uncredited)
David Prak Buddhist Monk
Delaina Mitchell Mrs. Chastity Bjornsen
Diana Elizabeth Torres Lourdes (uncredited)
Elaine Tan Xandra
Elizabeth Colunga Patient (uncredited)
Ellen Ho Chinese Waitress (uncredited)
Emilee Madrak Groupie (uncredited)
Emma Cooper Groupie (uncredited)
Emma Dumont Zinnia
Emmet Unverzagt Bigfoot's Kid
Eric Newnham Crime Scene Photographer (uncredited)
Eric Roberts Michael Z. Wolfmann
Eric Womack FBI Agent (uncredited)
Erica Sullivan Dr. Lily Hammer
Eva Fisher Dr. Threeply's Assistant #1
Gregoer Boru Recording Tech (uncredited)
The Growlers The Boards
Hong Chau Jade
Jack Kelly Burke Stodger (archive footage)
Jackie Michele Johnson Dr. Threeply's Assistant #2
Jacob Lyman Mormon FBI Agent (uncredited)
JC Tremblay Chanter (uncredited)
Jeannie Berlin Aunt Reet
Jefferson Mays Dr. Threeply
Jena Malone Hope Harlingen
Jenna Emery Groupie (uncredited)
Jessica Huss Speed Freak (uncredited)
Jillian Bell Chlorinda
Joanna Newsom Sortil├Ęge
Joaquin Phoenix Larry "Doc" Sportello
Joe Dioletto Cop with Bigfoot
Joel Shock Police officer (uncredited)
Jordan Christian Hearn Denis
Jordan David (uncredited)
Josh Brolin Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen
Katherine Waterston Shasta Fay Hepworth
Katie Schwartz Kimberly
Keith Jardine Puck Beaverton
Ken Edling Judge (uncredited)
Kira Legg Groupie (uncredited)
Kirstin Masters Dental Assistant (uncredited)
Laura Colquhoun Groupie (uncredited)
Laura Kranz Chryskylodon Patient (uncredited)
Lauren Goncher Dental Assistant (uncredited)
Liam Van Joosten Golden Fang Son
Madison Leisle Golden Fang Daughter
Marianne Bourg Beach Girl (uncredited)
Martin D. Dew Dr. Buddy Tubeside
Martin Donovan Crocker Fenway
Martin Short Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.
Matt Doyle Golden Fang Father
Matthew Skomo Detective (uncredited)
Maya Rudolph Petunia Leeway
Michael Cotter Rhus Frothingham
Michael K. Williams Tariq Khalil
Nick de Graffenreid Patient (uncredited)
Osamu Saito Japanese waiter Kenichiro (uncredited)
Owen Wilson Coy Harlingen
Peter Bonilla Police Officer (uncredited)
Peter McRobbie Adrian Prussia
Raiden Integra Patient (uncredited)
Reese Witherspoon Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball
Richard Nixon Himself (archive footage)
Rodney J. Richards Adrian Prussia Friend (uncredited)
Sam Jaeger Agent Flatweed
Samantha Lemole Golden Fang Mother
Sasha Pieterse Japonica Fenway
Scott Aschenbrenner Jesus Guard
Serena Scott Thomas Sloane Wolfmann
Seth Cash Detective (uncredited)
Shannon C. Sullivan Adrian Prussia's Secretary
Shannon Collis Bambi
Shaun Parker Commando (uncredited)
Sophia Markov Amethyst Harlingen (uncredited)
Steven Wiig Portola Barkeep (uncredited)
Stu Brumbaugh Groupie (uncredited)
Taylor Bonin Ensenada Slim
Timothy Lally Commando (uncredited)
Timothy Simons Agent Borderline
Toyia Brown Harmony (uncredited)
Tracy Ann Lisa District Attorney (uncredited)
Victoria Markov Amethyst Harlingen (uncredited)
Vivienne Khaledi Amethyst Harlingen
Will C. Commando (uncredited)
Wilson Bethel LAPD Officer #1
Yvette Yates Luz
Zachary Santos Officer #2 (uncredited)