A Pulitzer prize writer buys a cabin. The neighbors get suspicious when a stranger "breaks in". They see a black man and call the police, who start shooting at him. The sheriff tries a cover-up involving a white petty crook. Bad idea.
E. Max Frye
Samuel L. Jackson,
Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera..
Thierry's wife Zandalee married the poet, he once was. Taking over his dad's company in New Orleans gives him stress and impotence. Thierry meets his high school buddy Johnny at a bachelor party. The painter Johnny can satisfy Zandalee.
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose sixty-five thousand dollars in a poker game, and offers to clear the debt for a weekend with his fiancée. Suddenly the man is insanely jealous, and pursues his fiancée and her rich companion, but finds pitfalls in his path as the gambler tries to delay his interference.Written by
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Several Mel Brooks connections in this film: 1. Director Andrew Bergman was a writer for "Blazing Saddles"(1974). 2 "Flying Elvis Roy Bacon" actor Burton Gilliam played "Lyle" in "Blazing Saddles" (1974) 3. Anne Bancroft who plays Jack Singer's mother had been married to Mel Brooks. 4. Jack's office was on same building & floor as from "The Producers" (1968). See more »
When the little Elvis is singing in the lounge, his mouth does not move with the soundtrack and at times turns away from the mic and his voice remains at the same volume See more »
The pre-opening credits show a cartoon version of Jack Singer trying by various means to climb a wedding cake in order to reach a bride standing on the top, but each time being foiled by a thundercloud. Eventually the bride climbs off the cake just as he is climbing upwards and leaves. Frustrated by this Jack causes the cake to collapse beneath him. See more »
Many a movie has been set in Las Vegas, and Andrew Bergman's "Honeymoon in Vegas" is probably the average kind. I didn't consider it anything special, but also nothing bad. Just an innocuously silly comedy about a man (Nicolas Cage) and his lover (Sarah Jessica Parker) who honeymoon in the noted gambling Mecca, only to have a gangster (James Caan) try to ruin their relationship. Without a doubt the highlight was the skydiving scene. The movie is certainly fun to watch, and I figure that in that great concert hall in the sky, Elvis Presley must smile every time that someone watches it.
Also starring Pat Morita, Peter Boyle, Anne Bancroft, Seymour Cassel and Tony Shalhoub.
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