Johnny Depp Richard Jenkins Amber Heard Aaron Eckhart Giovanni Ribisi Michael Rispoli
Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson - a freelance journalist for a no-name Caribbean newspaper finds himself at a critical juncture in his life when he must decide a course in his life while surrounded by a group of people bent on self-destruction. -- Chris Kavan
Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) was assigned to to write for The San Juan Star. He becomes involved with Chenault (Amber Heard). The plot and characters were dull and confusing. It showed the beauty of the location if only the structure of the story were better. Rum Diary had a good script with unfortunately bad direction.