Honeymoon in Vegas is a 1992 American love story and comedy directed by Andrew Bergman. It stars James Caan, Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicolas Cage.
The Main Story
Jack Singer ( Nicolas Cage ) is a Private Detective who plans to marry his girlfriend Betsy (Sarah Jessica Parker) at the Bally’s Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
However, Before the wedding, a wealthy professional gambler, Tommy Korman (James Caan), sees Betsy and he notices that she looks the same as his beloved late wife, Donna. He arranges a fixed game of Poker between Jack and another player. Jack gets a straight flush and borrows $65,000 knowing he will win the game.
However, because the game is fixed, the other player gets a higher straight flush and wins the game. Tommy steps in and offers to clear the debt if he can spend a weekend with Betsy.
After getting Tommy to agree to no sex, the desperate couple agrees for Betsy to go with Tommy for the weekend. Jack soon discovers that Tommy has taken Betsy to Hawaii where he has a holiday home.
The film shows Jack desperately trying to get to Hawaii. However, when he gets there, he finds that Tommy has left for Vegas with Betsy. Furthermore, Tommy has convinced Betsy to marry him. However, Betsy decides she cannot go through with the wedding and escapes from Tommy.
Jack frantically tries to get a flight to Las Vegas and eventually gets on a plane with Elvis Impersonators’ sky diving team. However, he has to jump from 3,000 feet to get to Betsy. Luckily he manages to overcome his fear and makes the jump.
The movie’s ending shows Jack and Betsy getting married in a small Las Vegas chapel with the Flying Elvises as their guests.