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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches.

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Storyline

A group of friends head to Las Vegas for a bachelor party.. only things go wrong and a woman is killed. Soon, the bodies are piling up and the friends find themselves turning against one another as the coverup builds. Written by Spanner <Spanenr@Aol.com>

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A very savage comedy. This fall. Tell no one. See more »

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Rated R for strong, grisly violence, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Malos pensamientos  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£437,514 (UK) (29 January 1999)

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£1,796,223 (UK) (5 March 1999)
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The policeman in the hospital is named Randone. Peter Berg, the writer/director, played a policeman named Randone in Cop Land (1997). See more »

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While driving the minivan to Vegas it is clearly visible in interior shot, that the gear shifter is in P position and steering wheel also in wrong position. See more »

Quotes

Mike: Look at 'em. I'm amazed the windows don't blow out of their fucking sockets with all the ass-puckering rage in these soulless lizards.
Kyle: I just want her to be happy.
Mike: The same alarm clock every morning, same two pops on the same snooze button, same shower, towel, toothbrush, razor, blazer, hair pump, gel spray. It's a fucking epidemic, Fisher. You're getting married, baby. I'm not going to candy-coat it - it just gets worse. It's an eighteen-wheel cement truck that's going to crush every bone in ...
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Referenced in The Big Hit (1998) See more »

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Fried Neck Bones and Some Home Fries
(1965)
Written by Willie Bobo and Melvin Lastie
Performed by Willie Bobo
Courtesy of Verve Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Music
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One of the Darkest and Most Brilliant Films Ever
1 February 2005 | by (Eden) – See all my reviews

I know why people hate this film. They are wrong, but I know why they hate it. They take it too seriously. They are too easily offended. They fail to pick up on the subtle little reminders that Peter Berg includes every once in awhile to let you know, "hey, this is a comedy." The story revolves around a main character, who is soon to be wed to a dominating fiancé, who seems to love the idea of having a big wedding more than she loves her her future husband. Well, our main character and his four closest buddies are off to Vegas for one last night of freedom and fun. In the group you have a pair of Jewish brothers that hate each other, a confused mechanic, and a real estate agent that is a cross between Anthony Robbins and Charles Manson. Well, not to give anything away, but let's just say that some very bad things happen in Vegas, very bad things, and how it will play out after that, well, it is just too entertaining to watch. The acting in this movie is superb, I mean great. The story is fantastic, with tons of hooks and switches. Yes, there is violence and somethings happen, that if they occurred in real life, well, you might be disturbed. HOWEVER, this is a movie! And it is one of my favorite films of all-time. I give it a 10, without hesitation.


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