'The Hangover' surprises 'Up' from No. 1 spot
By Adnan Tezer Jun 8, 2009, 19:12 GMT
From the director of "Old School" comes a new comedy about a bachelor party gone horribly wrong. Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three buddies drive to 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. ...more
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Disney/Pixar's "Up" moved down in weekend domestic boxoffice rankings Monday, when final numbers showed that Warner Bros.' "The Hangover" brought in $45 million.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Up," had been declared the weekend winner with an estimated $44.2 million over its second session. "Up" actually grossed $44.3 million through Sunday, but the R-rated comedy "Hangover" improved from an estimated $43.3 million to an actual $45 million weekend tally.
The weekend's No. 3 finisher remained the same, with Universal's disappointing "Land of the Lost" falling from an estimated $19.5 million to an actual $18.8 million for its first three days. When the initial weekend figures were released, Night At The Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian finished No. 4 with $14.6 million while Star Trek finished at No. 5 with $8.4 million.