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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »

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Andrew Bergman

Writer:

Andrew Bergman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Caan ... Tommy Korman
Nicolas Cage ... Jack Singer
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Betsy / Donna
Pat Morita ... Mahi Mahi
Johnny Williams ... Johnny Sandwich
John Capodice ... Sally Molars
Robert Costanzo ... Sidney Tomashefsky
Anne Bancroft ... Bea Singer
Peter Boyle ... Chief Orman
Burton Gilliam ... Roy Bacon, Elvis Impersonator
Brent Hinkley ... Vern
Dean Hallo Dean Hallo ... Lyle
Seymour Cassel ... Tony Cataracts
Jerry Tarkanian Jerry Tarkanian ... Sid Feder
Keone Young ... Eddie Wong
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Storyline

On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose sixty-five thousand dollars in a poker game, and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancée. Suddenly the man is insanely jealous, and pursues his fiancée and her rich companion, but finds pitfalls in his path as the gambler tries to delay his interference. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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It's a love that's All Shook Up! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hawaiian

Release Date:

28 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Διακοπές στο Λας Βέγκας See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,318,157, 28 August 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$35,208,854
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the flying Elvises is not lit up when jumping. See more »

Goofs

When the little Elvis is singing in the lounge, his mouth does not move with the soundtrack and at times turns away from the mic and his voice remains at the same volume See more »

Quotes

Tommy Korman: Now I shake your hand!
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Crazy Credits

The pre-opening credits show a cartoon version of Jack Singer trying by various means to climb a wedding cake in order to reach a bride standing on the top, but each time being foiled by a thundercloud. Eventually the bride climbs off the cake just as he is climbing upwards and leaves. Frustrated by this Jack causes the cake to collapse beneath him. See more »

Connections

References Wuthering Heights (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Jailhouse Rock
Performed by John Mellencamp
Composed by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
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Not as funny as when I first saw it, but still good
3 July 2003 | by MovieLuvaMattSee all my reviews

After seeing the movie about 7 or 8 times, some of the laughs have worn out, but I still have fun watching it. You can't completely negate a movie that involves a desperate man who tries to gain back the love of his fiance by jumping out of a plane dressed like Elvis. The flying Elvises concept is definitely an original touch, but there are others as well. I like the running gag involving Robert Costanzo suspecting that his fat, ugly wife is cheating on him with Mike Tyson because of obviously doctored photos of her and Iron Mike. There's also that great scene with the 5-year-old Elvis impersonator, who's actually quite good. Anne Bancroft makes a brief but funny appearance at the beginning of the film. Peter Boyle also has a funny cameo as Chief Orman, an Indian Chief who has a love for showtunes. James Caan gives his usually savvy performance. I could've done without the cliched fat henchman character, who basically repeats everything that Caan says and bumbles all over the place. Nicolas Cage is over-the-top as the paranoid Jack, but his overacting works in the context of the film, and he's often very funny. And finally, who can resist a film with tons of Elvis songs in the soundtrack?

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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