In New York Metropolis, high-strung fairness dealer Pleasure Ellis McNally (Cameron Diaz) is dumped by her fiancé at a shock celebration she throws for him. On the similar time, easy-going carpenter Jack Fuller (Ashton Kutcher) is fired from his job by his father, Jack, Sr. (Deal with Williams). Each develop into emotionally distraught and, with finest associates Toni “Tipper” (Lake Bell), a bartender, and Jeff “Hater” (Rob Corddry), a lawyer, take a debauched journey to Las Vegas.
Pleasure and Jack meet by likelihood when they’re given the identical resort room due to a pc error. After clearing up the misunderstanding and receiving upgraded rooms and coupons to varied golf equipment, they social gathering and drink collectively and find yourself getting married. The following morning, they understand it was a mistake and resolve to divorce.
Earlier than they achieve this, Jack makes use of 1 / 4 Pleasure offers him in a slot machine. He hits a 3 million greenback jackpot and Pleasure reminds Jack that they’re married and therefore, she is entitled to half of the cash. The couple return to New York, the place they try and divorce. The choose (Dennis Miller) declares that the couple can not divorce till they try and co-exist for six months, whereas attending weekly periods with a wedding counselor (Queen Latifah). In the event that they work on the marriage however nonetheless need to divorce after six months, every will likely be permitted to maintain half the winnings. If both social gathering doesn’t cooperate, the cash can be tied up in litigation by the decide.
The newlyweds devise an increasing number of crafty schemes to undermine one another, reminiscent of Jack telling Pleasure that their counseling session is canceled to show she’s not dedicated, and Pleasure inviting women to their house to attempt to get Jack to cheat on her, throwing a celebration the place Jack’s good friend Dave exhibits up. Jack offers Pleasure’s ex-fiancé, Mason (Jason Sudeikis), her engagement ring again with out Pleasure understanding. At Pleasure’s job retreat, Jack and Pleasure discover themselves creating an sudden attraction to 1 one other, and so they quickly notice that being with one another has introduced out the most effective in each of them.
After they get again from the retreat, it is time for the choose to determine what occurs to the cash. On her approach to the listening to, Pleasure sees her ex-fiancé Mason, and he tells her that he needs her again. He provides her again the engagement ring and tells her that she is sweet sufficient for him. Pleasure realizes that Jack set her as much as get again with him, due to this fact dishonest on him and letting Jack preserve the cash. Pleasure walks away from Mason and goes to the listening to. On the listening to, their marriage counselor testifies that the couple really tried to work on their marriage. The choose decides that they may cut up the remaining 1.four million dollars (after taxes, payments Pleasure ran up, and cash Jack spent on his new woodworking enterprise). Pleasure tells the decide she would not need any cash and provides the engagement ring to Jack, telling him she formally would not need something from him. Jack realizes she is aware of that he talked to Mason.
Pleasure will get the promotion she’d been working for, however tells her boss she would reasonably be pleased doing nothing than doing one thing she hates and being depressing. Jack talks to his mother and father and so they inform him it seems to be like he and Pleasure are in love. Realizing his mistake, he goes to seek out her. Tipper tells Jack that she give up her job and that no one is aware of the place she is. He has a suspicion that she has gone to a seashore (Hearth Island, New York) that she advised him about, the one place that makes her really feel really blissful. Jack asks her to be his spouse (once more) and she or he says sure. As the 2 embrace, Pleasure says that she give up her job and has no concept what she’s going to do. Jack reminds her that they’ve some huge cash between them. Pleasure states that they hit the jackpot, to which Jack replies that he actually did (referring to each the cash and to Pleasure).