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Couples Retreat (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 9 October 2009 (USA)
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A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dave
... Jason Smith
... Shane
... Joey
... Ronnie
... Cynthia
... Lucy
... Trudy
... Jennifer
... Salvadore
... Sctanley
... Marcel
... Briggs
... Lacey
... Robert
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Storyline

Dave and Ronnie, Jason and Cynthia, and Joey and Lucy are close. The group used to include Shane and Jennifer, but they divorced and she's gone. Jason and Cynthia announce that their marriage is in trouble, and they beg their friends (and Shane's young girlfriend) to join them on a couples' retreat, at the package rate, on a tropical island. The others reluctantly agree, planning to play while Jason and Cynthia work on their marriage with an island psychologist. To everyone's surprise, the package is inflexible: each couple must participate in the couples' exercises. Soon fault lines appear in all four relationships. What's in store for each couple? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A comedy about a vacation in paradise they'll never forget See more »

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Untitled Vince Vaughn Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,286,740, 9 October 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$109,205,660

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,450,423
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Trivia

Three clips seen in the trailer - Malin Akerman saying "You don't want to see this in a bikini. I haven't waxed since the Stanley Cup."; Jon Favreau asking "Do we have to bring the wives?"; and Kristin Davis saying "Not a problem!" in response to Carlos Ponce saying "Excuse my nudity" - are not in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Shane is over at Eden East trying to find Trudy, he is telling his ex-wife "I got a lot of friends because, I'm the way I am", but his mouth is not moving. See more »

Quotes

Joey: Please take the bikini pictures off of your facebook page.
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The opening Universal logo is in monochrome See more »

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References The Horse Whisperer (1998) See more »

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One Two Three Four
Written by Jack Alau, S. Kalama
Performed by Maxwell Davis & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Cascade GmbH/Crownstar Records
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worse than you think
11 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

I'm not sure what movie the other reviewers on here watched but it wasn't the same movie i watched, this movie sucked pretty badly. I could see the whole sarah marshal thing it was trying to replicate but it fell short on every level, the writing was terrible, not at all witty and none of the characters were believable although Vince was OK, he was the exact same character he plays in every movie. The ending felt as if they couldn't think of anything so they just ended it predictibly...

I could go on, but i know they will just keep making these money makers and ill keep paying to see them...

2/10


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