The Last Party (film)

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The Last Party
Directed by Mark Benjamin
Marc Levin
Written by Robert Downey, Jr.
Donovan Leitch
Marc Levin
Josh Richman
Starring Robert Downey, Jr.
Cinematography Mark Benjamin
Mark Zero
Edited by Wendey Stanzler
Distributed by Live Entertainment
Triton Pictures
Release date
  • August 27, 1993 (1993-08-27)
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Last Party is a documentary film co-written by and starring Robert Downey, Jr.[1]

Interviews and commentary cover moments of history during the 1992 presidential campaigns and investigate the issues of the day with Downey's particular brand of off-beat humor and satire. Although Downey's political sympathies are clear in the film, he lampoons both Democrats and Republicans equally, and provides elements of general social commentary, as well. The film also provides a snap-shot of Robert Downey, Jr., at a point in his life where he was falling into drug addiction that later led to an interruption in his career.

The features appearances by George H. W. Bush, Barbara Bush, Pat Buchanan, Bill Clinton, Patti Davis, Spike Lee, Jerry Brown, Roger Clinton, Oliver Stone, Al Sharpton, Dave Mustaine, G. Gordon Liddy, Marc Levin, Sean Penn, John Kerry, Peter Jennings, Jerry Falwell, Oliver North, Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Mario Cuomo, John Dean, John Ehrlichman, Betty Friedan, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, H.R. Haldeman, Tom Hayden, Jesse Jackson, Ted Kennedy, Ross Perot, Dan Quayle, Dan Rather, Ronald Reagan, Ann Richards, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Christian Slater.

Two sequel films were made following The Last Party, The Party's Over and The After Party: The Last Party 3.


  1. ^ Holden, Stephen (August 27, 1993). "Review/Film; About America as a Family That's Dysfunctional". The New York Times. 

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