Vegas Movies

Race to Witch Mountain Features Las Vegas

When I was a kid, two of my favorite movies were Escape To Witch Mountain and Return To Witch Mountain. Disney has decided to update these films with a new version called Race to Witch Mountain that is due in theaters March 13, 2009. So what does this have to do with Las Vegas? In this updated version of the […]

Planet Hollywood to Host 21 Red Carpet Premiere Party

Looking for Hollywood glamour in Vegas? Then mark your calendars for March 12, which is when Planet Hollywood will host the star-studded red carpet premiere party for the movie 21. The movie is based on Ben Mezrich’s book, “Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions,” which is inspired by a true […]

Resident Evil Takes Over Planet Hollywood

If you’ve driven the Strip recently, you may have spotted the two 30-foot banners advertising the movie Resident Evil: Extinction. What you may not know is the movie has taken over more than the outside walls. The main casino floor hosts a display of the custom K 1200 R Sport BMW motorcycle used by the character of Alice in the […]

New Vegas-centric Trailer for Resident Evil 3 Online

Ever wonder what a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas would look like? Then you’ll want to check out the new movie trailer for the upcoming Resident Evil: Extinction. The third installment in the popular action-horror franchise finds Alice (Milla Jovovich) hiding in the Nevada desert. She once again joins forces with others on the run to try to eliminate the deadly virus […]

Go — 1999

Directed by Doug Liman who also made Swingers, this is an edgy teenage comic misadventure. Don’t get confused, it’s not slapstick. Go is fast paced and not for prudes. While the story converges the tales of three characters and their issues on a Christmas Eve night, one of the subplots is to follow two friends on a frenzied dash through […]

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Based on the book by Hunter S. Thompson, Terry Gilliam got high talent cast to represent one of this psychedelic classic. Johnny Depp stars as Raoul Duke/Hunter S. Thompson, while Benecio Del Toro plays Dr. Gonzo/Oscar Z. Acosta. Other faces in the film include Ellen Barkin, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Cameron Diaz, and Lyle Lovett. You can buy the movie […]

Con Air — 1997

Nicholas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malcovich star in this adventure thriller of a plane full of criminals. The convicts end up taking over the plane before crashing it into the Sands. Those who know Vegas will recognize that the flight path was impossible. One moment the plane was bearing down on the Strip, then downtown, back to the Strip, […]

Vegas Vacation — 1997

Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo star as Mr. and Mrs. Griswold. You know this crazy nuthouse of a family from Family Vacation. Well, now they hit the road and take their slapstick blunders to Sin City. Wayne Newton appears and we’ll leave it up to you to figure out if the Griswold’s break Hoover Dam… You can buy the movie […]

Mars Attacks! — 1996

Martians come to wipe out planet earth, and the question is, will anyone survive? A long hotlist of Hollywood celebs are featured including Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Danny DeVito, Michael J. Fox, Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan—and of course they have to come attack Vegas where Tom Jones is performing.Footage of implosions at The Sands and The Landmark […]

Leaving Las Vegas — 1995

Leaving Las Vegas stars Nicholas Cage and Elizabeth Shue. In a beautifully sad epic drama, Cage goes to Las Vegas to drink himself to death. Shue, a prostitute, falls in love with him. Cage won an Oscar for his role as Ben, the former movie executive, and we get a look at a darker side to our favorite playground. It’s […]