Los Angeles: 'The Hangover II' is on its way to shatter numerous box office records by grossing USD 118.1 million in its first four days.
It has become the first R-rated comedy to help fuel the best Memorial Day weekend in history at the domestic box office followed closely by another film sequel 'Kung Fu Panda 2', which had generated USD 68.2 million.
Despite mixed reviews, the sequel is expected to gross another USD 20 million for a staggering five-day bow of USD 138.1 million, setting a new benchmark for comedies, the Hollywood Reporter said.
Overseas, Hangover opened to USD 59 million from 40 countries--three times higher than the original and bringing the sequel's global bow to almost USD 200 million. Hangover grossed USD 16.4 million in the UK, the best ever launch for a...more
04:41 PM, May 30, 2011
New Delhi: Todd Phillips has made male-centric Hollywood comedies like Road Trip and The Hangover. The director, whose latest outing Due Date follows a similar path, says he finds it funny to explore the "unelegance" of male relationships. "I find relationships between guys to be inherently awkward. When I watch a movie like Sex and the City, I like it and it's fun, but I notice that the women have...
03:17 PM, Nov 10, 2010