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Box Office: Dennis Hopper and Sex-and-Drugs Orgy

box office: Drugs and other excesses got involved during the filming in Peru, according to Vancouver Observer. It bombed at the box office and with critics and has been little seen since 1971. The Last Movie was Dennis Hopper's follow-up to Easy Rider but he was given too much money and freedom to make it. Since then it's developed a reputation as essential and a great lost film. A new restoration plays once a day until Monday. Hopper thought it was his masterpiece though making it was one long sex-and-drugs orgy. ( As reported in the news.