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"Hangover Part II" soaks up box office

05-30-2011 12:02 BJT

Raunchy comedy "The Hangover Part II" soaked up $86.5 million at the North American box office this the weekend, in the biggest comedy movie debut ever.

Director of the movie Todd Phillips (R) poses with cast members (from L-R) Bradley Cooper,
Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms at the premiere of "The Hangover Part II" at Grauman's
Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California May 19, 2011.[Photo/Agencies]

According to studio estimates issued on Sunday, the Warner Bros Pictures sequel to the breakout 2009 hit about men behaving badly, also set a record opening for an R-rated movie.

DreamWorks Animation family movie "Kung Fu Panda 2," starring Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, came in second with $48 million.

The fourth movie in the Walt Disney Co "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise made $39.3 million in the United States and Canada in its second week, and took its worldwide box office total to $623.7 million so far.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: China Daily

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