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What Happens in Vegas (2008)

PG-13 | | 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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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Locura de amor en Las Vegas  »


Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,172,474, 11 May 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Diaz and Kutcher stated in a post-production interview that they were actually drunk during the wedding scene in order to make it look realistic and their erratic behavior caused the scene to be filmed multiple times. An video of the outtakes was available online, but Fox blocked it due to copyright infringement. See more »


In the scene where Jack and Joy first tell each other why they're in Vegas, the ice in Joy's drink refills and empties depending on the camera angle. See more »


Joy McNally: Is there any part of the night, I don't know, maybe say the part where I was about to marry the rebound guy, that you thought, 'hey oh my God, this is a really good time for an intervention'?
Tipper: [extremely hungover] Seriously?
Joy McNally: Yeah.
Tipper: I like... threw up in my own purse... so...
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Crazy Credits

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Written by Ronald Bell, J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), George Funky Brown (as George Brown),
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User Reviews

A very funny movie!!!
13 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie today and I can say it's a very funny movie. Surely, isn't the next Oscar winner, but it's a very enjoyable movie that can make you laugh and laugh for like 2 hours. The actors are very good on their roles and let's be sincere: Ashton Kutcher IS funny! And Cameron Diaz make it funnier even if she's not so funny if she don't have good actors working with her. If you like love comedies you should see this movie, but if you are looking something more brainy...keep walking. Give it a chance! You won't regret. And keep an eye on the secondary roles, because they are as great as the main characters. I hope they work together again as soon as possible,meanwhile I want the DVD release!

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