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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joy McNally
... Jack Fuller
... Hater
... Tipper
... Mason
... Jack Fuller Sr.
... Mrs. Fuller
... Chong
... Banger
... Dave the Bear
... Dr. Twitchell
... Kelly
... Fuller Closets Worker
... Curtis
... 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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9 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Locura de amor en Las Vegas  »

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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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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

In the scene where Joy and Jack race to the counselor's office, Joy's hair clearly changes from just a hot mess to a hot mess looking afro. See more »

Quotes

Jack Fuller: Will to be married to me... again?
Joy McNally: [sighs] Being with you makes me be myself again so I will be married to you... again.
[they kiss]
Joy McNally: I quit my job.
Jack Fuller: Good thing we have a ton of money!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Privileged: All About the Ripple Effect (2008) See more »

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I Hate You (My Friend)
Written and Performed by John Oszajca
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Diaz and Kutcher are Entertaining and Cute Together
31 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

Despite the surly comments of others, this movie is not a waste of time. When I first saw the preview, I was completely doubtful as to the quality of this movie. I mean, accidental marriage in Vegas? Ashton Kutcher AND Cameron Diaz? Like, together? It was a bit scary.

However, after watching it I realized I'd had a lot of fun through the movie. It's only and hour and a half, so it's not going to stretch on forever. Kutcher and Diaz provided enough funny moments to make the movie fairly amusing, but what really surprised me was their chemistry. Maybe it was because I was so negative about it before, but they went together well. There were also a few sweet moments and a few with more tension, which was good. Unfortunately, I found some other parts of the movie sweeter than the end, but it wasn't that bad.

The screenplay is nothing new, but then what movie is THAT original? Not many. The point is, it's fun and a good time if you want to spend an hour or so relaxing. Even my brother (who is a die hard action fan) didn't mind the movie.

No matter how original or unexpected a movie is, if it doesn't entertain me, I DON'T CARE. This one was entertaining. Isn't that the point of films? Oh, and the soundtrack was a blast!


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