‘The Hangover Part 3′ Trailer: The Wolfpack Heads to Vegas One Last Time

Published 2 years ago by , Updated March 12th, 2013 at 9:44 am,

Warner Bros. has finally released a poster and trailer for The Hangover Part III, some two and a half months before the raunchy comedy threequel opens. While it’s true that the studio waited nearly as long before unveiling the teaser for Part II, this supposedly final installment is a somewhat riskier bet; that is, the decision to change-up the formula for The Wolfpack’s hijinks is a doubled-edged sword.

It’s meant to win back the crowd that complains about Part II rehashing the first movie – but will mixing things up inadvertently alienate those who preferred the original approach (and drove the previous movies to a cumulative $1 billion gross around the world)?

The Hangover Part III keeps things consistent in terms of the casting, with Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha and Ken Jeong all reprising their previous roles. In addition, Hangover 1 players Heather Graham and Mike Tyson are back (Graham was excluded from the sequel), and the pair are joined by John Goodman as the antagonist. Todd Phillips is once again directing and co-wrote the screenplay with Craig Mazin (The Hangover Part II, Identity Thief), for better or worse.

In case you missed it earlier, here is the official Hangover Part III teaser poster:


hangover 3 poster 570x844 The Hangover Part 3 Trailer: The Wolfpack Heads to Vegas One Last Time

Judging by the trailer, WB’s intent is to generate interest by playing things close to the vest and keeping everyone in the dark about what, exactly, the Wolfpack gets up to in Las Vegas this time. That means nothing but glimpses of darkly comical antics involving giraffes, funerals and pig-masked baddies (which were previously revealed in set photos), along with a hodgepodge of gags having to do with Alan – including, a cameo by Melissa McCarthy (BridesmaidsIdentity Thief) that does not seem all that special out of context.

Basically, the message is: if you want to know what goes down, you have to just see the movie. It’s an effective strategy and a refreshing one, seeing how much is given away in trailers nowadays. Of course, that begs the question: are you going to take the bait? Or was two crazy adventures with The Wolfpack enough?


The Hangover Part III opens in U.S. theaters on May 24th, 2013.

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures

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  1. Looks stupid, but I have to admit that giraffe joke was pretty funny.

    • that stupid joke made me laugh really hard, and his face at the end. I was suppose to hate this trailer.

  2. Jesus Christ… FINALLY.

    • “Amen”…

  3. ” In addition, Hangover 1 players Heather Graham and Mike Tyson are back after being excluded from the sequel…”

    Mike Tyson actually did appear in the second one.

    • My bad, it’s been corrected.

      Thanks for the catch.

  4. Okay, that trailer made me laugh. Maybe it’s the potential decapitation of a giraffe that tickles my psychotic funny bone but I might have to jump back on the Hangover bandwagon after skipping part 2.

    • Make room for one more! Be it the psych-ward or the band wagon.

  5. I don’t know if it’s the bad taste of the second one right now but that trailer really wasn’t that funny.

  6. Trailer wasn’t that good. And what made it worse was them giving away who dies. That wasn’t necessary at all.

    • That father dying isn’t too big of a deal, was he even in the second one?

  7. Waiting patiently for the direct-to-DVD sequels starring young comic actors playing Alan’s cousin or some such.

    Also, can anyone believe there isn’t a sequel to Dodgeball? That seemed like a prime cow to be milked to death.

  8. I don’t think it was actually all that funny. But who knows

  9. Gotta admit that was pretty funny. I might go watch this at the cinema after all.

    • (I like the poster more than the trailer though)

  10. The epic conclusion to a trilogy that nobody asked for, looks pointless and irrelevant

    The Hangover is an awesome one off movie for me, everything else can jog on

  11. I can’t believe that this is considered comedy, but then again this is a movie from the states so i’m not surprised.

    • Yeah, wanna know why I don’t like comedies from other countries? Cuz they suck.

  12. I sense a comedy filled with cheap shock humor. I’m hoping it’s funny though.

  13. Good. The sequel was a pointless clone of the first right down to identical gags. It will be nice to see an actual sequel that I feel like I haven’t already seen.

    • Yeah, I felt violated after that sequel. Well, not really… but kind of.

  14. Thought the first one was a lo of fun but I never saw the third one, for those of you that did is it any good I heard negative to ok thoughts and reviews on it, this looks like it can be fun

  15. The second one did nothing but make me cringe. I don’t ever want to see naked drag queens again. I’m not so thrilled about seeing this one. -.-

  16. It looks like that instead of repeating the exact same plot, that they are mixing it up a bit in this one. The trailer made me laugh, which is something that the entire second movie failed to do. Might watch it for the heck of it. I loved the opening lol

  17. this does look pretty funny i will see this in theaters. still wonder how much Bradley Cooper is getting paid for part 3

  18. They should have gone to Amsterdam instead…why going back to Vegas? Gone there, been there, got the…well…the tiger…

  19. I liked the second, in my opinion, it wasn’t as funny as the first, but had more mystery to it…. Anyways, this one looks funny and really good, I’m just surprised they’re actually ending it this time!

  20. Hope they bring Mel Gibson back for this and redeem them self’s !

  21. This looks awesome.

  22. Justin Bartha conveniently written out again because they don’t know what to do with his character

  23. Looks like it might be pretty bad, but I’m sure I’ll still watch it at some point. I hope it’s better than the last one, that was really a disappointment.

  24. If this one turns out to be good, can we just all agree to call this one “Hangover Part II”?

  25. 2 words …Net-flix !

  26. What?? No convicted rapist this time????

  27. God help us.. and to make it worse, these overpaid “comedy writers” managed to get their stale-to-death “I threw up up in my mouth a little” trope squeezed in at :58.. I guess this is steaming pile of suck is gonna be called “hilarious®” by the intellectually stunted soon…

  28. These is something so creepy and lame about Zack Galiflinakis, from that beard, to his overthe top gay put on mannerisms the exact carbon copie in every movie. Extremely not funny, dude. He might be a decent actor under all that crap Jack Black went from the pudgy sidekick thing to carrying movies by himself but this guy is stuck in the rinse cycle for paychecks LOL

  29. Personally I think the whole franchise is overated, that being said I saw the first 2 and enjoyed both to some degree or another, so I will definitely be checking out part 3.