The Hangover Part II Sets Box Office Records

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The Hangover Part II did more than win the box office this weekend. It set multiple records in the process.

Despite harsh reviews, the comedy earned $86.5 million from Thursday to Sunday, the best three-day weekend ever for a live-action comedy and the second-best opening of all-time for an R-rated film, just falling short of The Matrix Reloaded.

The Hangover Part II Scene

The complete top five from a busy weekend at theaters looks like this:

  1. The Hangover Part II: $86.5
  2. Kung Fu Panda 2: $47.5
  3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: $39.3 million
  4. Bridesmaids: $16.4 mil
  5. Thor: $9.4 mil
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