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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)

Gross:

$80,276,912 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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Predictable but enjoyable
13 May 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

All you have to do is watch the trailer for this movie and you know generally how it's going to pan out. And even while watching it, it's pretty predictable.

However, in saying that, it certainly had its moments. Ashton Kutcher plays the usual role, Cameron Diaz looks good and acts bad as always, Rob Corddry is hilarious in a secondary role as Kutcher's bumbling lawyer friend and the very attractive Lake Bell provides some more wit as Diaz best friend.

Overall, it definitely exceeded my expectations and I enjoyed the majority of it (with the exception of a few, forced sappy moments).

Worth my money? Yes, cause it was cheap night and only cost me $4.20! Worth your $10? Not really. Just rent it when it comes out.


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