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Lookin' to Get Out (1982)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  30 June 1983 (Australia)
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Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.


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Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around. Written by Melissa Portell <>

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What they're doing is insane, immoral... and working!



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 June 1983 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Aventura em Las Vegas  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)


$300,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Actress Ann-Margret who plays the mistress of a Las Vegas casino boss had in real life actually previously spent much time in her long and varied career working on the Las Vegas nightclub circuit. See more »


Lookin' to Get Out
Music & Lyrics by Johnny Mandel, George Doering & Jo Ellen Doering
Sung by Tommie Lee Bradley, David Palmer, Paul Delf, Mark Burger
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11 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie while hung over and thought this movie to be splendid, absolutely a great movie, maybe due to being hung over. The star of the movies (Jon voight) character was crazy enough to be believable. This movie was transcendental. It made me concentrate on this movie without disruption, I couldn't be pulled away from the characters. I have never recommended anything but this movie I will. I would put this movie in with a good fellas feel of entertainment. If you see one old movie this year see this one. I heard this movie was out of print, if I could knew of getting this movie on DVD I would recommend it be brought back on DVD with passion.

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