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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper, who also co-wrote the story with screenwriter Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').

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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper, who also co-wrote the story with screenwriter Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').
(''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', which Hopper had appeared in).


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Hopper's follow-up to ''Film/EasyRider'', it had an extremely TroubledProduction, limited release, and poor critical reception, effectively becoming a CreatorKiller for Hopper as a filmmaker, but has more recently been appreciated as a unique UsefulNotes/NewHollywood artifact and a CultClassic, particularly after a 4K restoration premiered in 2018.

Not to be confused with ''Film/TheLastPictureShow'', which came out the same year and was produced by the company that had produced ''Film/EasyRider''.

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* SceneryPorn: Especially in the restored version, some truly breathtaking shots of the Andes.


* BambooTechnology: The Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.

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* BambooTechnology: CargoCult: The Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery. fakery.


Kansas (Hopper) is a stunt coordinator in charge of horses on a {{Western}} film being shot in a small Peruvian village. Following a tragic incident on the set where an actor is killed in a stunt, he decides to quit the movie business and stay in Peru. His dreams of a paradisiacal existence are interrupted when he is called in to help in a bizarre incident: the Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.

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Kansas (Hopper) is a stunt coordinator in charge of horses on a {{Western}} [[TheWestern Western]] film being shot in a small Peruvian village. Following a tragic incident on the set where an actor is killed in a stunt, he decides to quit the movie business and stay in Peru. His dreams of a paradisiacal existence are interrupted when he is called in to help in a bizarre incident: the Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.


''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper, who also cowrote the story with screenwriter Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').

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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper, who also cowrote co-wrote the story with screenwriter Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').


''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film, directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper and written by Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').

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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film, film directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper and written by Creator/DennisHopper, who also cowrote the story with screenwriter Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').



* BambooTechnology: The Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.

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* BambooTechnology: The Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.


''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film, directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper.

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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film, directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper.
Creator/DennisHopper and written by Stewart Stern (''Film/RebelWithoutACause'').


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Kansas (Hopper) is a stunt coordinator in charge of horses on a western being shot in a small Peruvian village. Following a tragic incident on the set where an actor is killed in a stunt, he decides to quit the movie business and stay in Peru. His dreams of an paradise existence are interrupted when he is called in to help in a bizarre incident: the Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.

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Kansas (Hopper) is a stunt coordinator in charge of horses on a western {{Western}} film being shot in a small Peruvian village. Following a tragic incident on the set where an actor is killed in a stunt, he decides to quit the movie business and stay in Peru. His dreams of an paradise a paradisiacal existence are interrupted when he is called in to help in a bizarre incident: the Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western Western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.fakery.



* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Maria, the local prostitute Kansas takes up with after he decides to give up filmmaking and stay in Peru.



* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Maria, the local prostitute Kansas takes up with after he decides to give up filmmaking and stay on Peru.

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''The Last Movie'' is a 1971 drama film, directed by and starring Creator/DennisHopper.

Kansas (Hopper) is a stunt coordinator in charge of horses on a western being shot in a small Peruvian village. Following a tragic incident on the set where an actor is killed in a stunt, he decides to quit the movie business and stay in Peru. His dreams of an paradise existence are interrupted when he is called in to help in a bizarre incident: the Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.
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* BambooTechnology: The Peruvian natives are "filming" their own movie with "cameras" made of sticks, and acting out real western movie violence, as they don't understand movie fakery.
* TheLastTitle: ''The'' '''Last''' ''Movie''.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Maria, the local prostitute Kansas takes up with after he decides to give up filmmaking and stay on Peru.
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