Add to Cart
or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by happycustomers
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Gift quality! Eligible for FREE Super Saving Shipping! Fast Amazon shipping plus a hassle free return policy mean your satisfaction is guaranteed! Tracking number provided in your Amazon account with every order.
Add to Cart
or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$33.55
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Sold by: Media Megalodon
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Where the Buffalo Roam
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Where the Buffalo Roam


Price: $33.60 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by The Squirrel with the Dragon Tattoo and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
8 new from $28.59 23 used from $2.80 1 collectible from $19.99
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD 1-Disc Version
$33.60
$28.59 $2.80

Frequently Bought Together

Where the Buffalo Roam + Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas + The Rum Diary
Price for all three: $48.93

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Actors: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois, R.G. Armstrong
  • Directors: Art Linson
  • Writers: Hunter S. Thompson, John Kaye
  • Producers: Art Linson, Mack Bing
  • Format: Anamorphic, Color, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • DVD Release Date: January 11, 2000
  • Run Time: 96 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00003ETIT
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #235,753 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Where the Buffalo Roam" on IMDb

Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com

Bill Murray is in his early-career, shambling glory as Hunter S. Thompson, the gonzo journalist with a fondness for Wild Turkey and firearms. While Murray does not do as exact an impersonation of Thompson as Johnny Depp (in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), he does capture Thompson's dazed, anarchic nature. Unfortunately, the movie around him is just anarchic: a series of episodes (true or invented) from Dr. Thompson's career, circa 1968-72. The haphazard structure is probably meant to suggest the spirit of the counterculture or something, but it's just flabby storytelling. Thanks to Murray's blissful delivery, there are scenes that have a stoned giddiness to them: Thompson and his attorney (Peter Boyle) terrifying an unsuspecting hitchhiker, or Thompson alone in a men's room with Richard Nixon. Neil Young contributes some music, and Murray warbles "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" while drunkenly piloting a plane. --Robert Horton

Customer Reviews

An idiotic movie for idiots.
Philos
Bill Murray does a great job of playing Hunter!
Ty
Either way both of the movies are a must buy!
Samuel Guertin

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

481 of 492 people found the following review helpful By "dukecritic" on November 25, 2002
Format: DVD
WARNING! Do not buy the DVD, Buy the VHS (it's on Amazon)
I am a huge Bill Murray fan and have seen this movie at least 50 times. I obviously like it and I rank it near Murray's top behind Ghostbusters, Shack, Stripes and Ground Hog Day. However, one of the the great aspects of the movie is its amazing soundtrack: Jimi Hendrix's ax grinding staccato of Purple Haze as Thompson boards the Zoo press plane, Bob Dylan's Highway 61 on the road, Neil Young and more...
For some reaosn or another, the producers of the DVD cheaped out and put some candy-licking 80s mall music in its place because they did not want to pay for the rights to these phenomenol tracks.
STOP! If you have an ounce of respect for classic Bill Murray, do not buy the DVD. Furthermore, do not watch this decoy cotton candy Debbie Gibson meets Mr. Rogers DVD and walk around saying the movie sucks. You may only say that if you saw the original version. It's available on Amazon.
-The Doomed (obscure movie reference)
(don't buy it unless the cover has a typewriter on the front)
Here are the original tracks...
BUFFALO STOMP/Neil Young
ODE TO WILD BILL #1/Neil Young
ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER/Jimi Hendrix
ODE TO WILD BILL #2/Neil Young
PAPA WAS A ROLLING STONE/The Temptations
HOME, HOME ON THE RANGE/Neil Young
HIGHWAY 61/Bob Dylan
I CAN'T HELP MYSELF/ Four Tops
ODE TO WILD BILL #3 WITH DIALOGUE/Neil Young
KEEP ON CHOOGLIN'/Creedence Clearwater Revival
ODE TO WILD BILL #4/Neil Young
PURPLE HAZE/Jimi Hendrix
BUFFALO STOMP REFRAIN/Neil Young
8 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
124 of 125 people found the following review helpful By R. L. Towler on February 2, 2005
Format: DVD
Just a 'heads-up" for all the fans of the original soundtrack. This new DVD edition released today by Universal, has the same soundtrack as the Anchor Bay DVD release. This is really a pity and just goes to show you what a studio will do to make a quick buck. This year is the 25th anniversary of this movie and I would think that Universal would want to do this right, but this is not the case. Loud boo's and hisses for Universal Pictures!
3 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
74 of 76 people found the following review helpful By Eric Reichmuth on February 26, 2004
Format: DVD
Anchor Bay bought the rights to this film and for some reason only included a couple of the original songs. And they still advertise on the package that there is music from Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix. This music was taken out! Curse their flagrant lies! The music they added is some horrible studio band. The original music is a key part to this film. Why would any respectable video release company change an origianl film, and on top of it boast an advertisement for something that is not there? Find an original version of this film and
BOYCOTT ANCHOR BAY!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
28 of 28 people found the following review helpful By C. Easter on March 3, 2005
Format: VHS Tape
Took the advice of warning not to buy the DVD version & STILL ended up with a rescored soundtrack. Painful to watch despite being one of the funniest movies out there. I curse the greedy souless schmuck behind this artistic desecration. The box even "boasts a record score...hit-crammed soundtrack." Hey, you heartless bastard, may you wake up in a pile of rabid weasels to an endless tape-loop of "You light up my Life!"
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Gabe on September 20, 2008
Format: DVD
I've just found that "Where the Buffalo Roam" with the original unedited soundtrack can be found as part of netflix's streaming video selection. It's from the same widescreen master as the DVD, only that horrible 80s temp music is gone. I guess the music rights could be released for instant viewing on the web. Maybe we'll eventually see the right version on DVD one day...
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Phleck on May 18, 2003
Format: DVD
When I first saw the movie a year ago,
I had rented it from Hollywood Video
on VHS. The VHS must have used the same
music on the DVD, because the DVD I
just recently rented used the same
chronologically distracting music.
Although it fit the time the movie
was made and it reminded me of the Cheech &
Chong movies from that time, it didn't
fit the time period the movie took
place... "why would HST be listening
to music like that in 1968???"
I honestly wasn't aware that this was new
music, and so I originally got the feel that this
was a just "low-budget" college flick,
with some really well-done scenes.
"Why does it say Neil Young did the music?
There's only a few parts he did... most of the
rest of the music sucks!" I thought back then.
Although the rest of the movie got better and
better the more I watch it, and I was
able to get past the music, it still
brings the rest of the film down
considerably. Hopefully, one of these
days I'll get a chance to view the original
production of this great film...
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Gary Old Man on March 8, 2006
Format: DVD
The person that "warned" the viewers about the "Original score" for the DVD version is false. I recently bought the VHS "original version" with the typewriter on the cover as he or she specified and found that it is the same music as the DVD release. DO NOT BE DECEIVED BY THAT FALSE WARNING!!! The truth is ALL releases of "Where the Buffalo Roam" do not include the "original score", featuring Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, etc. Not even the VHS. Why this happened was due to copyright issues. There are no longer "original versions" containing the "original score", unless you bought the video in 1980, I suppose. DO NOT BE FOOLED ONCE AGAIN!!! ALL RELEASES (DVD & VHS) ARE THE SAME NEW "80'S CHEESY MALL MUSIC" implied falsely by someone who hid their identity. Probably to avoid any interaction from other viewers who own both original and re-release versions like myself. The movie that "A Viewer" owned must of been a bootleg or a special "theatre version", I have no clue. This movie is still highly enjoyable without the "original score".
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Search


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category

The Squirrel with the Dragon Tattoo Privacy Statement The Squirrel with the Dragon Tattoo Shipping Information The Squirrel with the Dragon Tattoo Returns & Exchanges