|Other cast:||Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong & Paul Giamatti|
|Directed by:||Todd Phillips|
|Written by:||Craig Mazin, Scot Armstrong & Todd Phillips|
|Produced by:||Scott Budnick, Joseph Garner, Daniel Goldberg, Jon Jashni, Chris Lowenstein, Todd Phillips, David Siegel, J.C. Spink, Thomas Tull, Vineet & Jeffrey Wetzel|
|Box office:||The movie opened #1 in the U.S. with $85,946,294. The total domestic gross was $254,464,305 and the foreign $332,300,000.|
|Release:||May 26, 2011 (U.S.) | May 26, 2011 (U.K.)|
|Rated:||Rated R for pervasive language, strong sexual content including graphic nudity, drug use and brief violent images.|
Phil: I refuse to eat fuckin’ cantaloupe at a bachelor party.
Phil: Do you ever do anything that doesn’t end up in a stand-off, Chow?
Mr. Chow: I’m an international criminal! It always ends up like this.
Phil: Your password is baloney1?
Mr. Chow: Well, used to be just baloney, but now they make you add number.
“It’s still fun to watch, but the first one was better.”
–J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
• When filming the scene where Stu discovers the tattoo on his face, Bradley genuinely broke into laughter and the director Todd Phillips decided to keep that take in the film.
• Bradley Cooper and Crystal the Monkey previously appeared together in “Failure to Launch” from 2006. Justin Bartha also appeared in both movies.
Awards & Nominations
|Nominated||Teen Choice Award 2011 Choice Movie Chemistry (Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis & Ed Helms)|
|Nominated||People’s Choice Award 2012 Favorite Comedy Movie|
|Nominated||People’s Choice Award 2012 Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast|