The Hangover

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The Hangover Movie

Tagline: Some guys just can’t handle Vegas.

A Las Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.

Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three friends drive to Las Vegas for a blow-out bachelor party they’ll never forget. But, in fact, when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning, they can’t remember a thing. For some reason, they find a tiger in the bathroom and a six-month-old baby in the closet of their suite at Caesars Palace.

The one thing they can’t find is Doug. With no clue as to what transpired and little time to spare, the trio must retrace their hazy steps and all their bad decisions in order to figure out where things went wrong and hopefully get Doug back to L.A. in time to walk down the aisle.

The bachelor party is a time-honored tradition. Every weekend across the country, countless men on the brink of their wedding dates are taken out by a select few of their best buddies for a symbolic last hurrah. “Just a few friends getting together,” says director Todd Phillips casually, as if to downplay the possibility that anything crazy, dangerous or illegal could ever erupt from such an innocent premise.

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The Hangover

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, Jeffrey Tambor
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Screenplay by: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Release Date: June 5th, 2009
MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material.
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Box Office Totals

Domestic: $274,029,620 (60.5%)
Foreign: $179,000,000 (39.5%)
Total: $453,029,620 (Worldwide)

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