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‘The Hangover: Part II’ Record-Setting Weekend

What did moviegoers think of The Hangover: Part II?  Well, it doesn’t really matter because they came out in record numbers to watch the Wolf Pack anyway.  Since opening last Thursday, it has grossed approximately $118 million domestically, one of the fastest and biggest debuts in movie history.  It’s opening day estimates were $31.6 million, the third biggest Thursday opener ever.  And that doesn’t include today, Memorial Day.

It is also second biggest R-rated opener of all time;first place belongs to Matrix: Reloaded.  The other big debut of the weekend belongs to a more PG comedy: Kung Fu Panda 2, which opened with $54 million.

The rest of the top 10 below.  Which movie did you see over the holiday weekend?

Relations. Numbers for the full, four-day Memorial Day will be noted tomorrow.

  1. The Hangover Part II, $86.5 million
  2. Kung Fu Panda 2, $48 million
  3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, $39.3 million
  4. Bridesmaids, $16.4 million
  5. Thor, $9.4 million
  6. Fast Five, $6.6 million
  7. Midnight in Paris, $1.92 million
  8. Jumping the Broom, $1.9 million
  9. Something Borrowed, $1.8 million
  10. Rio, $1.78 million
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