‘The Hangover Part 3′ Trailer Reveals the Wolfpack’s Final Adventure

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Billed as the grand finale of an epically-inebriated trilogy, The Hangover Part 3 has so far been somewhat evasive about its overall plot. A new trailer for the movie reveals its true arc: After the death of Alan’s father, he falls into a self-destructive spiral that prompts the other members of the Wolfpack to take him to rehab.

On the road trip to said facility, the group is ambushed by a group of criminals (led by John Goodman) and tasked with finding flamboyant gangster Leslie Chow. Now, the chronically unlucky friends must track down Chow and avert their own deaths.

The Hangover Part 3 is written and directed by Todd Phillips, who oversaw the previous two films in the series. This last escapade reunites much of the trilogy’s cast, including Ken Jeong (Pain & Gain), Zach Galifianakis (The Campaign), Ed Helms (The Lorax), Bradley Cooper (The Place Beyond the Pines), and Justin Bartha (The New Normal).

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Previous previews
for The Hangover Part 3 have emphasized fragmentary imagery and individual moments of weirdness, avoiding the impetus for the film’s shenanigans. By contrast, this trailer goes out of its way to tell audiences exactly what drives its hapless protagonists back to Las Vegas.

Though it eschews the darker tone of its first teaser, The Hangover Part 3 seems to confirm that the movie will not simply be a rehash (like its immediate predecessor). Admittedly, some of the gags don’t quite work out of context and the more fantastical elements (i.e. – Chow paragliding over Las Vegas) distract from grittier moments. That said, The Hangover Part 3‘s fresh approach makes it look like it may be worth giving the franchise one last chance to recapture its initial magic.


The Hangover Part 3 will be in theaters on May 24, 2013

Source: Warner Bros.

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  1. This trailer is way better than the last one.

  2. Looks funny and different from the first 2.

  3. haha! actually looks pretty funny! glad they decided to switch up the formula!

  4. I can’t stand the Chow character. He is really annoying and not funny. I am so irritated that he is back AGAIN.

    • I fore one am glad Chow is back.

  5. This trailer was unfunny. It just had a bunch of randomness in sequences and lines without any cleverness. I failed to see any actual jokes. Though I hope its just the trailer’s faults and not the films, but considering the quality of its predecessors my hopes are not high.

    • PREDECESSOR, The Hangover 2 sucked. The Hangover 1 was actual hilarious.

  6. I just can’t help myself. But if no one’s ACTUALLY hungover, what pictures will they look at at the end?

    Y’know, when they bring these guys back in 20 years for a ‘Father of the Bride’/hangover storyline, poor Doug is going to have the most boring tales to tell at the reunion; ‘Yeah, I got sunburned once.’ Yeah, I went to bed early once.’ Yeah, I got kidnapped once.’

    Poor Doug.

  7. Definitely looks funnier than the second one. Looking forward to it.

  8. This looks so much better then hang over 2. i love cocaine!!! i believe i cann flyyy looooolll

  9. Jesus everyone looks bored out of their minds in this one! Think il pass

  10. So, the wolfpack has to find Leslie Chow because of threats of holding their friend hostage by an overweight, shady mobster-type? Why does that sound so familiar? Oh yeah, that was the plot of The Hangover Part II. No, but seriously, this looks funny and like an improvement from the last one.

  11. They lost me with the giraffe scene in the earlier trailer. Animal cruelty (decapitation?!) is unfunny. I hope that entire scene is edited out.