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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

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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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It's a battle of the sexes and they're playing dirty. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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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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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The initial shot of the Las Vegas "strip" shown just after both sets of characters leave New York was printed optically reversed; the casinos are on the wrong sides of Las Vegas Boulevard S and the signs for Bellagio and MGM Grand and the on-building sign for Monte Carlo can all clearly be seen to be mirror-images. See more »

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Jack Fuller: If you stop betting, you never have to lose.
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An Affair to Remember
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not bad but not great.
22 July 2014 | by richieandsamSee all my reviews

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS

I watched the movie first in the cinema when it first came out.

The movie is about a man and a woman who meet in Vegas and get very drunk and get married. But just as they agreed that the wedding should be annulled, he wins a lot of money. She then decides that as they are married she is entitled to half... but a judge disagrees and makes them live as husband and wife to earn the cash.

It is a cheesy comedy that has some good moments and some bad moments.

The story is quite good, but this is a romantic comedy so just like all romcoms, the first 2 thirds of the movie is very good, but the final part is just mushy dribble.

The movie stars Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz. They are both completely over the top in this movie. I am not overly impressed with either of them as actors. I think Cameron can be funny, but generally just annoying. Ashton is not very funny, but can be entertaining at times. He was quite funny in this though.

There were a lot of predictable moments in this film. There wasn't anything really original in there. I did like the way they fought each other throughout... I think that is was made this film as entertaining as it was.

There are a lot of romantic comedies out there and sometimes I wish there would be some more original stories, but it seems that if you are making a film like this, there is a typical formula that you have to stick to.

This film is good, it is funny, it is entertaining, but it is not the best. There are a lot more comedies out there that are a lot better.

I will give this film 6 out of 10.

"I just wanna junk-punch him in his man business."

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