MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 20 this week

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 May 2008 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 115,574 users   Metascore: 36/100
Reviews: 145 user | 149 critic | 31 from Metacritic.com

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.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 05 Jul 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 15 May 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 3 days ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: What Happens in Vegas (2008)

What Happens in Vegas (2008) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of What Happens in Vegas.

User Polls

2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.

Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Luketic
Stars: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

Director: Donald Petrie
Stars: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg
27 Dresses (2008)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.

Director: Anne Fletcher
Stars: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman
Just Married (2003)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young newlywed couple honeymoon in Europe, where obstacles challenge their ability to sustain the marriage.

Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Brittany Murphy, Christian Kane
The Holiday (2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Director: Nancy Meyers
Stars: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.

Director: Peter Segal
Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend.

Director: Dennis Dugan
Stars: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker
The Rebound (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In New York City, a single mom captivates her new neighbor, a much younger man.

Director: Bart Freundlich
Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Justin Bartha, Art Garfunkel
Hitch I (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.

Director: Andy Tennant
Stars: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James
Valentine's Day I (2010)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

Director: Garry Marshall
Stars: Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway
Killers (2010)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple.

Director: Robert Luketic
Stars: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Fuller Closets Worker
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

judge | jackpot | wedding | lawyer | hotel | See more »

Taglines:

It's a battle of the sexes and they're playing dirty. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended edition)

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Rob Corddry, Ashton Kutcher slapped him in the face during his audition even though it was not scripted. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Tipper: If I could kill someone with my mind right now, it would be you.
See more »

Crazy Credits

There is an additional scene with the wedding video after the first few credits See more »

Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Guys Named Dick
Written and Performed by Geoffrey Keezer
Courtesy of Keezer Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Get ready for real fun…

Following a wild night of too many drinks in Las Vegas, Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, wake up to discover that they are married in this funny and colorful romantic comedy…

But after a huge, disputed win at a casino, the neurotic newlyweds end up in court fighting over the grand prize…

To try to make things work, the weary judge (Dennis Miller) freezes the money and sentences them to "six months hard marriage" to make them learn how to live together as man and wife, and maybe, eventually, they will really fall in love…

Diaz and Kutcher work together well on screen… They are appealing, and they bring some really comic moments… Their performances make us smile…

Some of the supporting cast showed off their talent and managed to steal a few genuine laughs...The movie is enjoyable, and director Tom Vaughan did a decent job…


40 of 66 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Offensive to Asian males yet again... hondafighter46
What's the funniest scene? Elvis_Girl
Half of it is Tax? moonwalkernow
I'm so offended by this movie... holliewood
You know why! Nessie814
Slot Machine Issue thehookah
Discuss What Happens in Vegas (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?