Released Date
October 13, 2011
Distributor
FilmDistrict
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$45,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$13,109,815 + $17,025,143 = $30,134,958
58

Johnny Depp

as Kemp

35

Amber Heard

as Chenault

47

Giovanni Ribisi

as Moberg

53

Aaron Eckhart

as Sanderson

74

Richard Jenkins

as Lotterman

61

Michael Rispoli

as Sala

About The Rum Diary

American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

About

A New York journalist named Paul Kemp falls in love with the fiancee of a wealthy businessman intent on turning the island into a capitalist paradise. Now, Kemp must decide if he wants to join him or take him down.

Trivia

The film is based on a book of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson. The book was written in 1961, but didn't find publication until 1998.