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#1 May 28 2011 at 4:58 PM Rating: Decent
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I'll just start out by mentioning what pretty much anyone who's seen the first movie and the trailer for this one suspected. It's the exact same movie, just in Thailand instead of Vegas. I'll also say that the first movie was better.

This time around, since all the characters were familiar to me, it wasn't as funny when they pulled the same gags as the first movie. Alan is still clueless and odd, Phil is still telling everyone to just calm down and figure things out, and Stu is freaking out over every little thing. There are enough new bits in there to be worth at least seeing it, I wouldn't recommend spending too much on it. I only spent five dollars, so I'd say I got my money's worth. It was funny, but not as funny as the first movie. I'd say if I hadn't already seen the first movie, I may have liked the sequel more than I did.
#2 May 30 2011 at 12:49 PM Rating: Good
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Stu is freaking out over every little thing.


This is funny, particularly if you've seen the movie.

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#3 May 30 2011 at 3:26 PM Rating: Good
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My opinion was about the same:

Not as funny as the first, but still a decent movie in its own right.
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#4 May 31 2011 at 3:01 AM Rating: Good
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To the european people, it has a scene in it where people freak out over a transvestite for over 10 min thats supposed to be funny but it ends up just being completly awkward and degenerating, it has a few more more moments like this.

First movie miles and miles better, first movie had some cleverness and nice surprises, 2nd not. Its a cheap rehash, I do not recommend.
#5 May 31 2011 at 7:33 AM Rating: Excellent
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I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but Get Him to the Greek came out around the same time and was much, much funnier to me. I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.

Edited, May 31st 2011 9:34am by Eske
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#6 May 31 2011 at 10:12 AM Rating: Decent
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Saw it, bitterly disappointed.
Don't bother watching it in the cinema, just rent it on DVD.
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#7 May 31 2011 at 11:13 AM Rating: Excellent
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Eske Esquire wrote:
I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but Get Him to the Greek came out around the same time and was much, much funnier to me. I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.
I didn't find Get Him to the Greek all that funny; I enjoyed its somewhat-prequel Forgetting Sarah Marshall much more. *shrug* To each his own, I suppose.
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#8 May 31 2011 at 12:16 PM Rating: Good
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I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but ... I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.
I agree with this completely. I never could understand the obsession people had with the first movie, acting like it was the greatest movie ever. It's moderately funny, sure, but far too crude to be fantastic imo. (I can't comment on GHTTG because I have not seen it.)
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#9 May 31 2011 at 12:18 PM Rating: Good
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Zach Galifianakis is overrated, too. Not quite Jack Black overrated, but still pretty high up there.
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Zach Galifianakis is overrated, too. Not quite Jack Black overrated, but still pretty high up there.
Complete agreement. Seems like a one-trick pony, and that trick is the awkward grown-up guy.

Kinda like Michael Cera is the perennial awkward teenager. At least some of the movies he's in are creative (Scott Pilgrim was awesome).
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#11 May 31 2011 at 12:58 PM Rating: Excellent
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I just saw the Hangover 2 yesterday, and I agree that you should wait until it comes out on DVD. It has its funny moments, but it follows the exact same format of the first film. It would be a perfect addition to a Netflix queue.

I should have read this thread yesterday before going to the theater. Ah well, at least it was matinee pricing.
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Eske Esquire wrote:
I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but ... I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.
I agree with this completely. I never could understand the obsession people had with the first movie, acting like it was the greatest movie ever. It's moderately funny, sure, but far too crude to be fantastic imo. (I can't comment on GHTTG because I have not seen it.)


To illustrate my point, I give you CollegeHumor's list of the 100 greatest comedies of all time (I believe they were voted on by site members).

The Hangover: #2

...Really? Smiley: confused

The list is absurd by any standards, even when you factor in the natural bias of the site's demographic. Have a look, it's worth a laugh (or a good cry, perhaps).



Edited, May 31st 2011 4:49pm by Eske
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#13 May 31 2011 at 3:11 PM Rating: Good
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Daimakaicho, Eater of Souls wrote:
Eske Esquire wrote:
I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but ... I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.
I agree with this completely. I never could understand the obsession people had with the first movie, acting like it was the greatest movie ever. It's moderately funny, sure, but far too crude to be fantastic imo. (I can't comment on GHTTG because I have not seen it.)


To illustrate my point, I give you CollegeHumor's list of the 100 greatest comedies of all time (I believe they were voted on by site members).

The Hangover: #2

...Really? Smiley: confused

The list is absurd by any standards, even when you factor in the natural bias of the site's demographic. Have a look, it's worth a laugh (or a good cry, perhaps).



Edited, May 31st 2011 4:49pm by Eske
Oh my god, superbad was #4? I weep for humanity. I've decided that the site should be renamed highschoolhumor since that's obviously the primary demographic.
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Daimakaicho, Eater of Souls wrote:
Eske Esquire wrote:
Daimakaicho, Eater of Souls wrote:
Eske Esquire wrote:
I always felt like the first movie was a bit overrated. Enjoyable, yes, but ... I think I'll pass on the sequel...it can wait for Netflix.
I agree with this completely. I never could understand the obsession people had with the first movie, acting like it was the greatest movie ever. It's moderately funny, sure, but far too crude to be fantastic imo. (I can't comment on GHTTG because I have not seen it.)


To illustrate my point, I give you CollegeHumor's list of the 100 greatest comedies of all time (I believe they were voted on by site members).

The Hangover: #2

...Really? Smiley: confused

The list is absurd by any standards, even when you factor in the natural bias of the site's demographic. Have a look, it's worth a laugh (or a good cry, perhaps).



Edited, May 31st 2011 4:49pm by Eske
Oh my god, superbad was #4? I weep for humanity. I've decided that the site should be renamed highschoolhumor since that's obviously the primary demographic.
Here's a scary thought - it would have been a few years ago. Now they're college age o_O

I've seen all of the top 10, although I haven't seen all of Anchorman.
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#15 Jun 01 2011 at 1:37 PM Rating: Good
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Eske Esquire wrote:
To illustrate my point, I give you CollegeHumor's list of the 100 greatest comedies of all time (I believe they were voted on by site members).

The Hangover: #2

...Really? Smiley: confused

The list is absurd by any standards, even when you factor in the natural bias of the site's demographic. Have a look, it's worth a laugh (or a good cry, perhaps).



Edited, May 31st 2011 4:49pm by Eske
Their voting system seems silly, IMO.
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#16 Jun 01 2011 at 1:44 PM Rating: Good
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The One and Only Poldaran wrote:
Eske Esquire wrote:
To illustrate my point, I give you CollegeHumor's list of the 100 greatest comedies of all time (I believe they were voted on by site members).

The Hangover: #2

...Really? Smiley: confused

The list is absurd by any standards, even when you factor in the natural bias of the site's demographic. Have a look, it's worth a laugh (or a good cry, perhaps).



Edited, May 31st 2011 4:49pm by Eske
On second thought let's not vote there, 'tis a silly place.


Fixed in respect to #1.

Edited, Jun 1st 2011 3:44pm by Shaowstrike
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