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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

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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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 sixty-five thousand dollars 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 <esutton@mindspring.com>

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


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

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28 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Διακοπές στο Λας Βέγκας  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,318,157, 28 August 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$35,208,854
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Trivia

Nicolas Cage played alongside James Caan's son Scott in Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000). See more »

Goofs

When Jack is on the plane with the Flying Elvises and learning how to use the parachute, it is daylight outside as seen through the windows of the plane and the interior of the cabin is full daylight. When they get up to jump, just minutes later by the film's time line, it is completely dark outside and the cabin lights are on inside the plane. See more »

Quotes

Mahi Mahi: [to Jack] Always remember to have good words come out of your mouth.
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The beginning of the credits shows Jack Singer and Betsy/Donna wedding with the Flying Elvises as witnesses See more »


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WAIKIKI BEACH
Performed by Harry Kalapana
Composed by A. Angels and H. Hougassian
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Not as funny as when I first saw it, but still good
3 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

After seeing the movie about 7 or 8 times, some of the laughs have worn out, but I still have fun watching it. You can't completely negate a movie that involves a desperate man who tries to gain back the love of his fiance by jumping out of a plane dressed like Elvis. The flying Elvises concept is definitely an original touch, but there are others as well. I like the running gag involving Robert Costanzo suspecting that his fat, ugly wife is cheating on him with Mike Tyson because of obviously doctored photos of her and Iron Mike. There's also that great scene with the 5-year-old Elvis impersonator, who's actually quite good. Anne Bancroft makes a brief but funny appearance at the beginning of the film. Peter Boyle also has a funny cameo as Chief Orman, an Indian Chief who has a love for showtunes. James Caan gives his usually savvy performance. I could've done without the cliched fat henchman character, who basically repeats everything that Caan says and bumbles all over the place. Nicolas Cage is over-the-top as the paranoid Jack, but his overacting works in the context of the film, and he's often very funny. And finally, who can resist a film with tons of Elvis songs in the soundtrack?

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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