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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  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,263,093 (UK) (9 May 2008)

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$80,276,912 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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The scene where Joy is bombarded with files on her desk before the scene where Jack is punched, appears again when she is talking to her boss about the birthday party she went to, with her wearing the same outfit. See more »

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Chong: Be whoever you want to be, you'll still gonna be my subordinate.
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Diaz and Kutcher are Entertaining and Cute Together
31 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Despite the surly comments of others, this movie is not a waste of time. When I first saw the preview, I was completely doubtful as to the quality of this movie. I mean, accidental marriage in Vegas? Ashton Kutcher AND Cameron Diaz? Like, together? It was a bit scary.

However, after watching it I realized I'd had a lot of fun through the movie. It's only and hour and a half, so it's not going to stretch on forever. Kutcher and Diaz provided enough funny moments to make the movie fairly amusing, but what really surprised me was their chemistry. Maybe it was because I was so negative about it before, but they went together well. There were also a few sweet moments and a few with more tension, which was good. Unfortunately, I found some other parts of the movie sweeter than the end, but it wasn't that bad.

The screenplay is nothing new, but then what movie is THAT original? Not many. The point is, it's fun and a good time if you want to spend an hour or so relaxing. Even my brother (who is a die hard action fan) didn't mind the movie.

No matter how original or unexpected a movie is, if it doesn't entertain me, I DON'T CARE. This one was entertaining. Isn't that the point of films? Oh, and the soundtrack was a blast!


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