Shattering numerous records, Warner Bros.' The Hangover Part II grossed
$137.4 million in its five-day launch at the domestic box office. The
sequel helped fuel the best Memorial Day weekend on record, and grabbed
the best opening ever for a comedy, R-rated or otherwise.
Overseas, Hangover opened to $60.3 million from 40 countries--thee times higher than the first Hangover and bringing the sequel's global bow to almost $200 million. Hangover
grossed $16.7 million in the U.K., the best ever launch for a U.S.
comedy, as well as the top opening of 2011, while it earned $11.9 million
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