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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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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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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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$80,277,646

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$219,375,797
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Trivia

Joy's party trick was performed by Cameron Diaz in another movie - Charlie's Angel's: Full Throttle during the recovery of the Halo rings. See more »

Goofs

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.
Joy McNally: Excuse me?
Chong: It's from the Latin, meaning "my bitch."
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References Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) See more »

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Written by Cedric Lindsey, James Small, Matt Mahaffey, and Carol "DJ Ave Mcree" Nollie
Performed by Dukes of DaVille
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Just a fun time
25 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

Alright, before you watch this movie, you know it is not going to be some deep, poetic Best Picture nominee. I was not all that excited about seeing it in the first place myself if I am going to be honest, but I only got it because there was nothing better to get I guess, and in the end, I had a fun time with it. Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz have good chemistry on set, not exactly Gone with the Wind type of romance, but enough to make it feel somewhat believable and make these characters interact well with the plot.

The movie is quite humorous. Not one of the funniest or even most memorable Rom-Coms I have ever seen, but here again, it does not try to be anything more than it is. The story is cute and entertaining if you give it even the slightest bit of chance to be, and though I would say if you are looking for a Rom-Com for you and your significant other there are plenty of better ones like The Proposal and The Ugly Truth you could see, if you have any interest in seeing this, I encourage you to do it because if you know what you are in for, it will be just what you needed. A refreshing little movie that deserves better reception.


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