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What Happens in Vegas (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 May 2008 (USA)
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A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

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Tom Vaughan

Writer:

Dana Fox
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Diaz ... Joy McNally
Ashton Kutcher ... Jack Fuller
Rob Corddry ... Hater
Lake Bell ... Tipper
Jason Sudeikis ... Mason
Treat Williams ... Jack Fuller Sr.
Deirdre O'Connell ... Mrs. Fuller
Michelle Krusiec ... Chong
Dennis Farina ... Banger
Zach Galifianakis ... Dave the Bear
Queen Latifah ... Dr. Twitchell
Krysten Ritter ... Kelly
Ricky Garcia ... Fuller Closets Worker
Andrew Daly ... Curtis
Benita Robledo ... Maid
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Storyline

Set in Sin City, story revolves around two people who discover they've gotten married following a night of debauchery, with one of them winning a huge jackpot after playing the other's quarter. Unhappy pair try to undermine each other and get their hands on the money -- falling in love along the way. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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Get Lucky. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual and crude content, and language,including a drug reference | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Serbo-Croatian

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

What Happens in Vegas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,172,474, 11 May 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,277,646

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$219,375,797
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Joy's party trick was performed by Cameron Diaz in another movie - Charlie's Angel's: Full Throttle during the recovery of the Halo rings. See more »

Goofs

When Joy goes to work the day after moving in with Jack she is wearing a blue dress. When her boss tells her one of the ladies will be promoted she is wearing the gray dress she had on in the opening scene. when she returns home she is in the blue dress again. See more »

Quotes

Jack Fuller: Where's the one place where you can step up and be a man?
Hater: Community college?
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Crazy Credits

There is an additional scene with the wedding video after the first few credits See more »

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References Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

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I Want a New Drug
Written by Chris Hayes and Huey Lewis
Performed by The Greenskeepers
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Just a fun time
25 October 2008 | by Dragoneyed363See all my reviews

Alright, before you watch this movie, you know it is not going to be some deep, poetic Best Picture nominee. I was not all that excited about seeing it in the first place myself if I am going to be honest, but I only got it because there was nothing better to get I guess, and in the end, I had a fun time with it. Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz have good chemistry on set, not exactly Gone with the Wind type of romance, but enough to make it feel somewhat believable and make these characters interact well with the plot.

The movie is quite humorous. Not one of the funniest or even most memorable Rom-Coms I have ever seen, but here again, it does not try to be anything more than it is. The story is cute and entertaining if you give it even the slightest bit of chance to be, and though I would say if you are looking for a Rom-Com for you and your significant other there are plenty of better ones like The Proposal and The Ugly Truth you could see, if you have any interest in seeing this, I encourage you to do it because if you know what you are in for, it will be just what you needed. A refreshing little movie that deserves better reception.


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