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Couples Retreat (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  9 October 2009 (USA)
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A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional.

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Dave and Ronnie, Jason and Cynthia, and Joey and Lucy are close. The group used to include Shane and Jennifer, but they divorced and she's gone. Jason and Cynthia announce that their marriage is in trouble, and they beg their friends (and Shane's young girlfriend) to join them on a couples' retreat, at the package rate, on a tropical island. The others reluctantly agree, planning to play while Jason and Cynthia work on their marriage with an island psychologist. To everyone's surprise, the package is inflexible: each couple must participate in the couples' exercises. Soon fault lines appear in all four relationships. What's in store for each couple? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A comedy about a vacation in paradise they'll never forget See more »

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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9 October 2009 (USA)  »

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Untitled Vince Vaughn Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,825,142 (UK) (16 October 2009)

Gross:

$109,176,215 (USA) (29 January 2010)
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Irina Krupnik, the model in the photo to which Joey (Jon Favreau) was preparing to pleasure himself, sued NBC Universal for $10 million in March 2010 for publishing her likeness in a vulgar context. A Judge ruled against her in July 2010. See more »

Goofs

When they are on the singles island, the position of the glow sticks around Joey's neck changes from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Dave: The Code?Asstastic... Yes, Asstastic. A-S-S-TASTIC did you get that? Are we good? Good.
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After the credits there is another scene featuring Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Jon Favreau and Faizon Love. See more »

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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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WATERFALLS
Written by Sleepy Brown (as Patrick L. Brown), Marqueze Etheridge, Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes (as Lisa Lopes), Ray Murray (as Raymon Murray), Rico Wade
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worse than you think
11 October 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure what movie the other reviewers on here watched but it wasn't the same movie i watched, this movie sucked pretty badly. I could see the whole sarah marshal thing it was trying to replicate but it fell short on every level, the writing was terrible, not at all witty and none of the characters were believable although Vince was OK, he was the exact same character he plays in every movie. The ending felt as if they couldn't think of anything so they just ended it predictibly...

I could go on, but i know they will just keep making these money makers and ill keep paying to see them...

2/10


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