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What Happens in Vegas (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 May 2008 (USA)
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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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

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

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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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9 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Locura de amor en Las Vegas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,065 (Estonia) (11 May 2008)

Gross:

$80,277,646 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

After Joy plays the slot machine that Jack wins the $3 million on, her spin resulted in no win. Just before Jack puts in his quarter in for his winning spin, the camera shows that the result of Joy's spin was Jackpot Jackpot Seven which should have resulted in a big win for Joy. See more »

Quotes

[after Joy is dumped by her fiancé]
Tipper: You know what? I can get a couple of my brother's loser ass friends to go over to Mason's apartment , knock on the door and when he opens it wham! They'll junk-punch him all up in his man business and he'll fall to the floor whaling and crying "why?" and then we'll say "you know why!"
Joy McNally: Wow! Did you just make that up?
Tipper: No, I thought about it a lot on the way over
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Crazy Credits

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

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References Cloverfield (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hate You (My Friend)
Written and Performed by John Oszajca
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Enjoyable comedy without the usual Hollywood overkill
9 May 2008 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I was in fear of going to see this movie.The reviews were appalling. At the last minute I relented and went expecting the worst. I was pleasantly surprised after 10 minutes my fears were dispelled and I actually started to enjoy the film. The basis of the film was predictable but the way the 2 central characters draw you in surprised me. They worked very well together and played off each other very well. Yes there are 1 or 2 silly scenes but it was still funny.

I think the best thing about this comedy was that it left it up to the audience to draw their own conclusions on the characters of the central characters without laying (on as Hollywood usually does)it on heavy with the romantic or schmuty character embellishment.

Just a funny story with 2 ( 4 including the supporting friends) very good comic actors. Give yourself a break its not overly typical Hollywood flick and I found it funny anyway ! PS I am not a teenager !


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