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The Hangover (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  5 June 2009 (USA)
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Three buddies wake up from a bachelor party in Las Vegas, with no memory of the previous night and the bachelor missing. They make their way around the city in order to find their friend before his wedding.

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Angelenos Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, the four men in the wedding party - Doug, Doug's two best buddies Phil Wenneck and Stu Price, and Tracy's brother Alan Garner - hop into Tracy's father's beloved Mercedes convertible for a 24-hour stag party to Las Vegas. Phil, a married high school teacher, has the same maturity level as his students when he's with his pals. Stu, a dentist, is worried about everything, especially what his controlling girlfriend Melissa thinks. Because she disapproves of traditional male bonding rituals, Stu has to lie to her about the stag, he telling her that they are going on a wine tasting tour in the Napa Valley. Regardless, he intends on eventually marrying her, against the advice and wishes of his friends. And Alan seems to be unaware of what are considered the social graces of the western world. The morning after their arrival in Las Vegas, they awaken in their hotel suite each with the worst ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 June 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¿Qué pasó ayer?  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,193,806 (UK) (12 June 2009)

Gross:

$277,313,371 (USA) (11 December 2009)
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One of the songs from the movie is "Can't Tell Me Nothing" by Kanye West. One of the stars, Zach Galifianakis was actually paid by West to make an alternative music video for the song. See more »

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When the Chinese run into the side of the Mercedes, there's no evidence of damage on the SUV when they back up and then get out to confront the guys about the money. See more »

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[first lines]
Doug Billings: [on recording] Hey, you've reached Doug. Sorry I missed your call. Please leave a name and number and I'll get back to you.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.114 (2010) See more »

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What Do You Say?
Written by Mickey Avalon, Lil Jon (as Jonathan Smith), Simon Rex and Armen Melik
Performed by Mickey Avalon featuring Simon Rex (as Dirt Nasty) & Andre Legacy
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O"
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Performed by Chubby Parker
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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16 June 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is without doubt the funniest film I have seen in my 28 years of existence. I have found most comedies over the last couple of years to be extremely overrated (especially Seth Rogen movies) and I did start to worry that I didn't have a sense of humour but this film proves that I was right and all the other comedies that have been made recently were wrong. The casting is absolutely spot on and I couldn't fault a single performance. Highly recommended and I believe for the first time in my life I shall be willing to endure another hangover! The ending was also very clever and left audiences in the theatre cheering and clapping at the final credits.


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