When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his sons.
Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to his thirty-something (of course) girlfriend, the four head to Las Vegas with a plan to stop acting their age and relive their glory days. However, upon arriving, the four quickly realize that the decades have transformed Sin City and tested their friendship in ways they never imagined. The Rat Pack may have once played the Sands and Cirque du Soleil may now rule the Strip, but it's these four who are taking over Vegas. Written by
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When Archie buys in at the blackjack table for $15,000, the pit boss would have stopped the transaction and asked him for ID and his social security number. Any cash transaction of over $10,000 requires this. See more »
If u r too young to love this movie just wait.....
Lost Vegas was the most uplifting movie I have seen in ages. Being of that 'certain age' I found it poignant and refreshing.
All the cast were magnificent. Mary Steenburgen was a pure delight. I know she has taken up music lately and brought it to the screen! De Niro was great as the crusty widower with a chip on his shoulder. Morgan Freeman was, as usual, bigger than life. Kevin Kline is always a joy to watch (I've never forgotten his roll in A Fish Called Wanda!). And last, but certainly not least, Michael Douglas was spot on with his depiction of a person resisting the aging process.
If you think this movie is not perfect, you are probably too young to appreciate getting older. Buy the movie and hang on to it until you are in your 60's...you will appreciate it then, for sure! All in all, if you want to feel good, really good, after seeing this movie head out the door today and enjoy the ride!
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