What Happens in Vegas

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Plot

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.

Release Year: 2008

Rating: 6.0/10 (59,132 voted)

Critic's Score: 36/100

Director:
Tom Vaughan

Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ashton Kutcher, Rob Corddry

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.

Cast:

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

Taglines:
Get Lucky.



Details

Official Website:
20th Century Fox [France]|
Official site [Japan]|

Release Date: 9 May 2008

Filming Locations: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA



Box Office Details

Budget: $35,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $20,172,474
(USA)
(11 May 2008)
(3215 Screens)

Gross: $80,276,912
(USA)
(14 September 2008)



Technical Specs

Runtime:


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(extended edition)



Did You Know?

Trivia:

In the UK and Australia, the DVD was the first film to include a Digital Copy with it.

Goofs:

Continuity:
The logos on the basketball Jack holds move around as his father confronts him at the shop.

Quotes:

[after Joy is dumped by her fiancé]

Tipper:
You know what? I can get a couple of my brother's loser ass friends to go over to Mason's apartment , knock on the door and when he opens it wham! They'll junk-punch him all up in his man business and he'll fall to the floor whaling and crying "why?" and then we'll say "you know why!"

Joy McNally:
Wow! Did you just make that up?

Tipper:
No, I thought about it a lot on the way over



User Review

Enjoyable comedy without the usual Hollywood overkill

Rating: 6/10


I was in fear of going to see this movie.The reviews were appalling. At
the last minute I relented and went expecting the worst. I was
pleasantly surprised after 10 minutes my fears were dispelled and I
actually started to enjoy the film. The basis of the film was
predictable but the way the 2 central characters draw you in surprised
me. They worked very well together and played off each other very well.
Yes there are 1 or 2 silly scenes but it was still funny.

I think the best thing about this comedy was that it left it up to the
audience to draw their own conclusions on the characters of the central
characters without laying (on as Hollywood usually does)it on heavy
with the romantic or schmuty character embellishment.

Just a funny story with 2 ( 4 including the supporting friends) very
good comic actors. Give yourself a break its not overly typical
Hollywood flick and I found it funny anyway ! PS I am not a teenager !