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Couples Retreat (2009)

PG-13 | | 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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Comedy

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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  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$34,286,740 (USA) (9 October 2009)

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$109,176,215 (USA) (29 January 2010)
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A controversy arose when the UK posters were released and black actors Faizon Love and Kali Hawk had been removed. Universal claimed the change was to highlight actors who were more recognizable by UK audiences, but apologized for any offense and changed plans to use the modified poster in other countries. See more »

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In the beach scene (where they take their clothes off), Cynthia takes her shoes off before walking out to the beach, then we see her with her shoes on the beach. See more »

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Dave: I am going to be the biggest ass ever.
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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 Jaws (1975) See more »

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LONELY IS THE NIGHT
Written and Performed by Billy Squier
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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