Couples Retreat (2009)

Director
Peter Billingsley

Main cast
Vince Vaughn; Malin Åkerman; Jason Bateman; Kristen Bell; Jon Favreau

Genres
Comedy, Romance

Description
Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: Participation in couples therapy sessions is mandatory. What started out as a cut-rate vacation turns into an examination of the common problems many face.


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