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The Hangover (2009)

 -  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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wedding | party | friend | villa | tiger | See more »

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You mess with the wrong guy. See more »

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

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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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Lindsay Lohan was offered the part of the stripper, Jade, but turned it down. She did not like the script and thought the movie would bomb. Heather Graham was given the role instead. Lohan later admitted to regretting the decision. See more »

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When Stu walks out of the shower, the soles of his feet are still dirty before he gets dressed. 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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Collage of photos telling the story of what happened that night. See more »

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Live Your Life
Written by Dan Balan, T.I. (as Clifford Harris), Makeba Riddick and Just Blaze (as Justin Smith)
Performed by T.I. featuring Rihanna
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Rihanna appears courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Dragostea Din Tei"
Performed by O'Zone (as O-Zone)
Courtesy of Time S.P.A. (Italy) and Ultra Records, Inc. (USA)
Under license from Media Services (Romania)
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Hands down one of the funniest movies I've ever seen!
7 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is hands down the raunchiest and one of the funniest movies i have ever seen. From the beginning of the movie right up to the end it is consistently funny, there really are not any slow parts to this movie because they are on a constant journey and race against time. And just when you thought the movie couldn't get any funnier the last 30 seconds of the movie slaps you across the face. I literally was laughing so hard I cried.. I walked out of the theater feeling hungover from an overdose of laughter, great time!

Nothing more to say, spend the money to see this and you won't regret it!


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