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After a night of sinful partying in Las Vegas, Jack and Joy (Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz) awake to find they have tied the knot. But getting untangled from the messy situation is complicated when one of them hits the jackpot using the other's money. Suddenly the pair has a reason to stay together -- at least until the winnings can be divided.
Why Is What Happens in Vegas Rated PG-13?
What Happens in Vegas is rated PG-13 for some sexual and crude content, and language, including a drug reference
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While this movie illustrates the rewards of working to make a hastily entered into marriage work, there are many pitfalls families may not appreciate. Frequent sexual innuendo and some brief sexual activity along with scatological humor involving urination (seen on screen) permeate the script. Crude remarks regarding anatomy, a woman seen in her underwear and a topless man are also included. When a woman is unable to pay cab fare, the driver asks to see her breasts instead, and she agrees (no nudity is seen). A manager calls female subordinates “skirts,” and then tells them his name choice wasn’t sexual harassment. Language includes a sexual finger gesture, three bleeped sexual expletives in a song, some moderate and many mild profanities, and frequent uses of terms of deity. Frequent kicks and hits to male crotches, a punch to the face, spraying of perfume into a perceived attacker’s eyes, a woman dropped from a man’s arms onto a floor, and a woman pelting a man with fruit rounds out of most of the violent content. Many characters are frequently seen dinking alcohol throughout and some to the point of being highly intoxicated. A character wins a large sum of money after playing a single quarter in a slot machine.
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Cameron Diaz plays another character prone to partying and poor choices until she meets her Grandmother in the film In Her Shoes. As well, she lends her voice talents to Princess Fiona in Shrek (I, II and III). Ashton Kutcher takes on the role of an aspiring member of the Coast Guard where he learns about responsibility from The Guardian. His voice can also be heard in the animated movie Open Season.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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What Happens in Vegas releases to DVD in either a single-disc version or an Extended Jackpot Edition. Both are presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in 5.1 Dolby Surround (English) and Dolby Surround (Spanish and French). Subtitles are in English and Spanish.
Bonus materials included with the Jackpot Edition are: audio commentary with the director and editor, a gag reel, and three featurettes (Sitting Down with Cameron and Ashton, DVD Extra Time with Zach Galifianakis and From the Law Firm of Stephen J. Hader, Esq.).
What Happens in Vegas is also available on Blu-Ray Disc, which is authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc, with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio, plus Spanish and French Dolby Surround. Subtitles are available in Spanish, French, Korean, Cantonese and Mandarin. This edition offers all of the above-mentioned extras plus deleted and extended scenes, as well as Bottoms Up! An Intoxicating Vegas Experience.