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The Hangover Part II Reviews

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Will Leitch
June 22, 2013
If you love the first film, seriously, do not see this one. You'll ruin two movies at once.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Jeff Beck
September 20, 2012
Overall, your enjoyment of this film will correlate directly to your enjoyment of the previous film. If you liked it, you'll like this one, if not, you won't enjoy the sequel as it's just more of the same.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered
March 13, 2013
The cast is once again at the top of their game and there are some genuinely hilarious moments, but on the whole, The Hangover Part II is way too similar to the first film to be enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
Raunchy and unfunny, this sequel feels like a simple retread of its predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/5
Rich Heldenfels
Akron Beacon Journal
May 26, 2011
Sluggish, erratic attempt to duplicate the first, better movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Shaun Munro
What Culture
May 27, 2011
How much you'll go for it depends on whether, like our beleaguered comrades, you partake in a tipple before seeing it...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Joshua Starnes
June 3, 2011
It feels less like The Hangover Part II than it does like The Hangover 2.0, as if Phillips were trying to go back and make the first film funnier instead of making a new one.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
Paul Verhoeven
The Vine
May 24, 2011
The Hangover: Part II feels more like a Bangkok tourism project pitched at rapey frat boys.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Gayle MacDonald
Globe and Mail
May 26, 2011
The Hangover made the actors A-list Hollywood stars. But despite the indisputable talent of this cast, The Hangover Part II doesn't deliver the same zany punch of its predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Marc Lee
Daily Telegraph
May 25, 2011
Well, it's not as good as the original movie. It is darker and harsher in tone and the comedy is more cruel. It's also cruder.
Siobhan Synnot
June 6, 2011
Missing is the deliriously unpredictable inventiveness of the first film, replaced by variations on its most memorable bits.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Matt Neal
The Standard
May 26, 2011
Every time a character in this follow-up groans "I can't believe this is happening again", you can only nod forlornly in agreement.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
May 25, 2011
The result is a cinematic illustration of the law of diminishing returns, in which more money, more exotic locales, more crazy situations and more Mike Tyson all fuel a familiar carnival of abasement.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Eric Hynes
Village Voice
May 25, 2011
Trade out Las Vegas for Bangkok, a tiger for a monkey, a lactating hooker for a trannie stripper, a missing tooth for a face tattoo, and you've got Todd Phillips's rote, dispiriting replica of his own surprise smash hit.
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
May 25, 2011
Can't justify essentially reenacting, beat for beat, the plot of its predecessor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture
May 26, 2011
Tasteless, pointless, tactless and pretty much anything else you care to stick the '-less' suffix on.
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 25, 2011
The lads in the "Hangover" "wolfpack" seem a tad winded, this time around. From concept to execution, "Hangover Part II" has a "been there, done that, jailed for it" feel.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
May 27, 2011
...director Todd Phillips wrongly seems to think he can solve any problem with more mayhem. How about better jokes instead?
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
June 15, 2011
"It happened again." That's the opening gambit of The Hangover: Part II, but sadly the same can be said of the franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Catherine Jones
Liverpool Echo
May 27, 2011
A tasteless, preposterous and ultimately pointless tale of east meets west which lurches from one improbable set piece to the next including the bizarre concealment of a dead body and a high-speed car chase.
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