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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Thriller  |  28 August 1992 (USA)
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On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Korman
Jack Singer
Mahi Mahi
Johnny Sandwich
John Capodice ...
Sally Molars
Sidney Tomashefsky
Bea Singer
Chief Orman
Burton Gilliam ...
Roy Bacon, Elvis Impersonator
Brent Hinkley ...
Dean Hallo ...
Tony Cataracts
Jerry Tarkanian ...
Sid Feder
Eddie Wong


On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose $65K in a poker game and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancée. Suddenly the man is insanely jealous, and pursues his fiancée and her rich companion, but finds pitfalls in his path as the gambler tries to delay his interference. Written by Ed Sutton <>

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A comedy about one bride, two grooms, and a wedding party you won't believe. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 August 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

...aber nicht mit meiner Braut - Honeymoon in Vegas  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)


$35,208,854 (USA)

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The character Chief Orman was inspired by Marlon Brando. Writer-director Andrew Bergman worked with Brando on The Freshman (1990). See more »


When the little Elvis is singing in the lounge, his mouth does not move with the soundtrack and at times turns away from the mic and his voice remains at the same volume See more »


Jack Singer: Listen, Mahi, I don't have time for this horse shit.
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Crazy Credits

The beginning of the credits shows Jack Singer and Betsy/Donna wedding with the Flying Elvises as witnesses See more »


Spoofs South Pacific (1958) See more »


Performed by Billy Joel
Composed by Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley
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User Reviews

Funny and original
31 October 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like in "Guarding Tess", I think this is where Nicolas Cage is at his best, although this one takes the cake as far as his comedies go.

A well-written, well-acted all around, original movie with some truly hilarious moments and enough drama and complexity to make it a solid, worth-your-while experience.

James Caan is perfect as the love-stricken gangster, and his object of affection, Sara Jessica Parker, is also great as the fiance who slowly begins to come around to his advances. (She's also quite easy to look at I might add).

Everything goes wrong for Cage, as he races across hell and high water trying to catch up with the girl he wants to marry, but of course wacky high-jinx ensues. Hey, if nothing else, you can't go wrong with Las Vegas and Hawaii as your two main locations. A very good, funny film.

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