Released Date
October 27, 1995
Distributor
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Genre
Romance
Rating
R
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$32,029,928 + $0 = $32,029,928
58

Nicolas Cage

as Ben Sanderson

58

Elisabeth Shue

as Sera

66

Laurie Metcalf

as Landlady

53

Emily Procter

as Debbie

60

Steven Weber

as Marc Nussbaum

74

Richard Lewis

as Peter

64

Julian Sands

as Yuri Butso

56

Valeria Golino

as Terri

76

Thomas Kopache

as Mr. Simpson

About Leaving Las Vegas

Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

About

An alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter goes to Las Vegas to drink himself to death when he meets and falls in love with a prostitute. 

Trivia

The film is based on the autobiographical novel of the same name by John O'Brien. Nicolas Cage won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Ben Sanderson.