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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
Was originally rated R by the MPAA for "brief sexual content" but was later overturned to PG-13 for "sexual content and language." According to director Jon Turteltaub, the initial R-rating was due to one use of the word "blowjob". During the discussions with the MPAA, he had to explain to them why a use of this word is appropriate for a PG-13 rated movie. See more »
When the group gets out of the taxi after getting suck in traffic on the Las Vegas strip in order to walk to Aria, they get out in front of The Mirage and begin walking north, however, Aria is south of The Mirage. See more »
That's a generous offer. Are you good in bed, Sam?
I don't remember.
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While this is not just a movie for the "over 50" crowd, it definitely plays toward them. It was definitely much funnier than "The Guilt Trip," and not quite as predictable. The actors were, of course, playing the roles they were made for (and I wish Kevin Kline would do more, along with Morgan Freedman.) I will say, Michael Douglas looked awful, primarily because his skin tone was so orange. The beginning riff on Kevin Kline's life was hysterical, and his final action (or lack thereof) you saw coming a mile away. However, the secret story between DeNaro & Douglas was good, and I wasn't quite sure in the beginning which way Mary Steenburgen was going to jump. (By the way, is it a law in Hollywood that all actresses must get a face lift?) Anyway, if you want a "feel good" movie with a good moral message and many a chuckle plus a few gaffaws, go see Last Vegas.
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