The Hangover

(2009)

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.

‘The Hangover’: Extreme Edition Brings the Party Back to DVD and Blu-ray on October 12th

You can relive a 2009 blockbuster comedy once again on DVD and Blu-ray this October. The Hangover: Extreme Edition will be re-released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 12. The standard two-disc DVD will be priced at $39.92 SRP and the Blu-ray will be priced at $49.99 SRP. We don't have any cover art images as of yet, but you can take a look at the special features below. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and Heather Graham.

Two days before his wedding, Doug (Justin Bartha) drives to Las Vegas with his best buddies Phil and Stu (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms) and his future brother-in-law Alan (Zach Galifianakis), for a blow-out bachelor party they vow they'll never forget.

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‘The Hangover 2’ Set to Start Filming in November?

After the wildly successful box office run of The Hangover, the sequel The Hangover 2 was inevitable, although it could start shooting sooner than most expected. Collider spoke with The Hangover and The Hangover 2 director Todd Phillips, who revealed the film won't be set in Mexico or Thailand, as it was earlier rumored, and he also revealed when they would start shooting. Here's an excerpt of the site's interview.There's a lot of talk that The Hangover 2 is going to Thailand.

Todd Phillips: I don't know. There's a lot of rumors. There was rumor also that it was going to Mexico or something and neither are true.

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The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) tonight announced the winners of the 2010 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, and videogame writing at simultaneous ceremonies at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City and the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Susie Essman of Curb Your Enthusiasm hosted the East Coast show, which was executive produced by Craig Shemin, who was also the head writer. Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) hosted the West Coast show, which was executive produced by Spike Jones, Jr.

The Writers Guild of America, East presented special honors to: Alan Zweibel - Ian McLellan Hunter Lifetime Achievement Award; Gary David Goldberg - Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence; Edward Albee - Evelyn F. Burkey Award for contributions bringing honor and dignity to writers everywhere; David Steven Cohen - Jablow Award for devoted service to the Guild, and Philippa Leverman - John Merriman Award for Study of Broadcast Journalism at American University. In addition, the Writers Guild of America, East Foundation presented the Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting to Antal Zambo of Wayne State University.

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‘Hangover 2’ Script Is Nearing Completion

After the monumental success of Todd Phillips' summer comedy The Hangover, it shouldn't surprise anyone that a sequel is fastly approaching its own headache-inducing start date. According to a new interview with Entertainment Weely, Phillips himself is writing the follow-up screenplay, which he is midway through completing.

Phillips is currently hard at work on Due Date, a comedy which will team Robert Downey Jr. with The Hangover's bearded wonder Zach Galifianakis. You can look for The Hangover 2 to hit theaters sometime in 2011.

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‘The Hangover’ Drinks It Up on DVD and Blu-ray on December 15th

You can bring home the record-breaking comedy hit of the summer on DVD and Blu-ray this December. The Hangover will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 15. The film will be released in a single-disc theatrical edition ($28.98 SRP), a two-disc Extended Cut edition with seven additional minutes of footage ($34.99 SRP) and a Blu-ray Extended Cut edition ($35.99 SRP). The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham and Justin Bartha.

They planned a Vegas bachelor party that they would never forget. Now they really need to remember what exactly went down! A baby? A tiger? Why is one of them missing a tooth? And most of all, where is the groom?! What the guys did while partying can't compare to what they must do sober in an outrageous caper that has them piecing together all their bad decisions from the night before-- one hazy clue at a time. Director Todd Phillips ("Old School") and an all-aces comedy cast tie one on... big time!

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Summer 2009 Breaks Highest Grossing Domestic Box Office Record

Summer 2009 has beat every summer movie going season before it to become the highest grossing summer at the domestic box office ever. According to Variety, the box office revenue throughout Sunday has been calculated at $4.17 billion. That is compared to the summer of 2007, which was the previous record holder with $4.16 billion. The Labor Day weekend should add another $100 million to that estimate, which finds summer 2009 up three percent in total grosses.

The three films that helped lead this amazing new record were Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($399.4 million), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($294.3 million), and Disney/Pixar's Up ($289.6 million). The grosses were also helped by surprise hits such as The Hangover, which brought in an unexpected $270.2 million, and The Proposal, which pulled in a hefty $160.2 million.

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‘The Hangover’ Is the Top-Grossing R-Rated Comedy of All Time!

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' summer smash hit The Hangover has added another milestone to its record-breaking run. On Sunday, July 19th, the Todd Phillips-directed comedy became the top-grossing R-rated comedy of all time, breaking the record previously held by Beverly Hills Cop, which has stood for almost 25 years. To date, the film has earned an astounding estimated $235.9 million and is still drawing large audiences after more than six weeks in release.

From director Todd Phillips, The Hangover is a new comedy about a bachelor party gone horribly wrong. Two days before his wedding, Doug (Justin Bartha) and his three buddies (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis) drive to Las Vegas for a blow-out night they'll never forget. But when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning with pounding headaches, they can't remember a thing. Their posh hotel suite is beyond trashed and the groom is nowhere to be found. With no clue about what happened and little time to spare, the trio must attempt to retrace their bad decisions from the night before in order to figure out where things went wrong and hopefully get Doug back to L.A. in time for his wedding. However, the more they begin to uncover, the more they realize just how much trouble they're really in.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Bruno’ Spruces Up the Box Office with $30.4 Million

‘Ice Age 3’ walks the dinosaur into second place with $28.5 million.