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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

Jack loses $65,000 in poker in Las Vegas, where he's marrying Betsy. The wedding will have to wait as the poker winner wants the weekend with Betsy to cancel the debt. She accepts. Whom will she marry?

Director:

Andrew Bergman

Writer:

Andrew Bergman
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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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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A comedy about one bride, two grooms, and 34 flying Elvises. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

James Caan became famous working with Nicolas Cage's uncle, director Francis Ford Coppola, in The Godfather, and later in Gardens of Stone. See more »

Goofs

When instructing Jack how to operate his parachute, the leader of the Flying Elvises (Utah chapter) tells Jack to pull the yellow lever. He then tells him if his chute doesn't open, he is to pull the red lever to activate the reserve chute. After Jack jumps, he pulls the yellow lever and then immediately pulls the red. According to the Flying Elvises leader, this should have activated both parachutes. See more »

Quotes

Jack Singer: [seeing Betsy in a dancer costume] Did you get a job here?
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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

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #21.25 (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Heartbreak Hotel
Performed by Billy Joel
Composed by Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden and Elvis Presley
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Don't take any side trips if you're going to Vegas to get married...
21 November 2003 | by moviedude1See all my reviews

Cage is a man whose mother preached to him about the evils of marriage and took it with her to the grave, giving him nightmares, especially when his girlfriend, Parker is pressuring him to marry her. Caan is a mobster who lost his wife that looked a lot like Parker. The setting is a romantic backdrop surrounding the sights of Las Vegas. I like how they mentioned Bally's casino & hotel so many times, but my girlfriend said that the place is no longer open.

Cage is a fanatic about getting his girl back when Caan sets him up to lose her in a poker game. He might be a fanatic, but he's also an idiot! He couldn't see that he was cheated, but then, to top it off, Caan comes up with a solution SO QUICKLY when it comes time for Cage to pay back the money!

The movie is not bad! Caan makes a good bad guy, as he's proved so many times. Cage takes the uneasiness about getting married to a new limit and Parker...well, I think the only reason Parker was there was to look cute. I realize that she didn't have much to say when it came time for Cage to pay up and I don't think that much of Cage for him to even consider the option when presented to him. It's almost like a romantic comedy version of "Indecent Proposal."


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hawaiian

Release Date:

28 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Honeymoon in Vegas 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, 30 August 1992

Gross USA:

$35,208,854

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,208,854
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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