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Pre-trip movie suggestions

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by FuzzyDiceCraps, Jan 29, 2016.

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  1. FuzzyDiceCraps

    FuzzyDiceCraps High-Roller

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    Looking for some movies to add to our "Vegas movie marathon" we do leading up to our trips. Tend to watch one each night while winding down after work, etc. Our list is below, some are obvious classics, others are barely watchable, but would love to add to the list. I can watch just about anything with a Vegas theme, just seeing random shots of the strip or a casino gets me all excited. The one exception to this is Paul Blart Mall Cop 2. I'm not sure I can ever do that movie again, please don't suggest it.

    :vomit:

    Our movies include:
    Hangover Part 1
    Vegas Vacation
    Last Vegas
    Oceans 11 (the remake, one of the few remakes I like more than the original)
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    Casino
    Think like a man too (surprisingly watchable)
     
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    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    Well kinda Vegas but not really I guess? Hard 8?

    Also cheesy as hell but how about Honeymoon in Vegas?
     
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    Swingers

    Fear & Loathing

    Viva Las Vegas

    Diamonds are forever

    Jane Austin Mafia... vastly under rated


    Covette Summer

    Rain Man

    Over the top

    The cooler


    yes, i have a collection
     
  4. run2net

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    How about 1. Leaving Las Vegas 2. What Happens in Vegas and 3. 21
     
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    wanker751 Dutch Rudder Enthusiast

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    HTF did I miss Swingers was on the list... Yeah... this or at least first 30 minutes or so..
     
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    The Cooler and Swingers definitely.


    I seem to recall finding Honeymoon in Vegas at least somewhat entertaining in a goofy way, but have not seen it in ages.
     
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    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.jpg The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

    Bill
     
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    It was on one of the movie channels recently. Mostly Nicholas cage...acting like Nicholas cage! Bonus for young Sarah Jessica Parker
     
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    Midnight Run. Just watched it the other day.
     
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    vwhiten High-Roller

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    On our Grand Canyon Tour the bus driver showed Fools Rush In -- It is not a gambling theme but many of the scenes are Vegas and the Hoover Dam. I had never seen and enjoyed it. Selma Hayek and Matthew Perry chick flick.
     
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    I always dig Ocean's 13, too. A worthy follow-up. Vegas Vacation is so much fun.
     
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    Don't forget Mars Attacks - some Vegas in there!
     
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    Watched Mississippi grind last week, not really Vegas but some decent poker/gambling scenes in it!
     
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    Another Nicolas Cage that has Vegas in it is Con Air. I know it's bad but it's fun to try to figure how they mixed up the strip. :)
     
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    Viva Las Vegas
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    Indecent Proposal
    What Happens in Vegas
    The Amazing Colossal Man
    Last Vegas
    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
    Lost In America
     
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. One of my favorites of all time.
     
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    "Let it Ride" has been part of my pre-Vegas ritual for 15-20 years. My favorite gambling movie of all time that could not have been better casted.
     
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    I just watched that again last week... being a track rat i've seen many of those characters in real life:haha:
     
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    Not Vegas themed but "Rounders" is a movie that gets me in the mood to gamble!
     
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