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What Happens in Vegas (2008)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 May 2008 (USA)
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A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

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Set in Sin City, story revolves around two people who discover they've gotten married following a night of debauchery, with one of them winning a huge jackpot after playing the other's quarter. Unhappy pair try to undermine each other and get their hands on the money -- falling in love along the way. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual and crude content, and language,including a drug reference | See all certifications »

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Locura de amor en Las Vegas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,263,093 (UK) (9 May 2008)

Gross:

$80,276,912 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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Jack Fuller: I did take myself out of the game. If you stop betting, you never have to lose.
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Something enjoyable to watch with the missus
30 May 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

When I think of the RomCom genre I see 2 people meeting by accident, not getting along, circling around each other for 1 hour and then in the end, by magic, finally seeing the beauty in each other and living happily ever after. Im not saying that this movie is all that better or even different from that, but its one of the few in the genre that actually made me laugh out loud a couple of times.

The story is pretty plain, 2 people have to go on with this drunken Vegas marriage to get the 1,5 million each that they won, they struggle hard to make the other one give up on it. This is the setting for most of the film and it gives the viewer some really familiar every day situations pushed to the extreme, the interaction between Cameron and Ashton is working out well all through the movie, they really seem to be having fun acting their parts.

I don't understand why this movie is at a 5.1 rating, sure its nothing new, sure its not the best storyline you have ever seen, but its good clear fun if you are looking for just that, nothing more nothing less.


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