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The Best Las Vegas Movies  

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Bedazzled showgirls, famous casinos, alcohol, desert, spectacular night lights, and elaborate hotels... What are the best movies about Las Vegas? Sin City is known as the Entertainment Capitol of the World, and it has served as the setting of hundreds of famous movies. The films run the gamut, including action flicks, tearjerking dramas, romantic comedies, and many cinema classics. When preparing for a trip to Vegas, what movies do you watch to get yourself pumped up? This list includes the top Las Vegas movies, like The Hangover, Rain Man, Ocean's Eleven, Leaving Las Vegas, and Casino. Vote up your favorites, and add any that we missed.
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Maggie Q, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi
Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 martial arts buddy action comedy film. This is the second installment in the Rush Hour series. A sequel to the 1998 film Rush Hour, the film stars Jackie Chan and Chris ...more
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The Hangover Part II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
liplip added Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Chung
The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips.
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Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds
Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned informant and Ryan Reynolds as the FBI agent ...more
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Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda
The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who tries to ...more
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Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano
Midnight Run is a 1988 American action-comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano and Philip ...more
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Lost in America is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
MattGreene1 added Albert Brooks, Garry Marshall, Julie Hagerty
Lost in America is a 1985 comedy film directed by Albert Brooks and co-written by Brooks with Monica Johnson. The film stars Brooks alongside Julie Hagerty as a married couple who decide to quit ...more
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Mars Attacks! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
MattGreene1 added Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker
Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more
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Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald
The Stand is a 1994 American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. King also wrote the teleplay, and has a cameo role in the series. It was directed by Mick ...more
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Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Las Vegas Movies
MattGreene1 added Keri Russell, Rick Moranis, Julia Sweeney
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is a 1992 American comic science fiction film and the sequel to the 1989 film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Directed by Randal Kleiser and released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more
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Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment
Pay It Forward is a 2000 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine Ryan Hyde. It was directed by Mimi Leder and written by Leslie Dixon. It stars Haley Joel Osment as ...more
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Andy4 added Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson. The film was written by Don Michael Paul and directed by Simon Wincer. Loosely based on ...more
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Vincent Price, Jane Russell, Hoagy Carmichael
The Las Vegas Story is a 1952 suspense film noir starring Jane Russell and Victor Mature, directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Robert Sparks and Howard Hughes with Samuel Bischoff as the ...more
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Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell
Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get ...more
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Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Dan Aykroyd
Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It dramatizes the last ten years in the life of pianist Liberace and the relationship he had with Scott ...more
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Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, Steve Carell
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Chad Kultgen & Tyler ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb
Race to Witch Mountain is a 2009 science fiction/thriller film and a continuation to the 1975 Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain.. All three versions of the film are based on the 1968 novel ...more
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Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti
RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION is again based on the wildly popular video game series and picks up where the last film left off. Alice (Milla Jovovich), now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again ...more
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Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton
2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead
Meet Me in Las Vegas is an MGM musical comedy produced by Joe Pasternak, directed by Roy Rowland, filmed in Eastman Color and CinemaScope, and starring Dan Dailey and Cyd Charisse.. The film has ...more
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Jayne Mansfield, Mamie Van Doren, Richard Kiel
The Las Vegas Hillbillys is a 1966 American country music comedy film directed by Arthur C. Pierce. It was featured in an episode of The Canned Film Festival in the summer of 1986.