Hollywood’s Most Hilarious: A Spotlight on the Cast of “The Hangover”
“The Hangover” is a classic comedy film that follows the misadventures of four friends who go to Las Vegas for a bachelor party, only to wake up the next morning with no memory of the previous night and a missing groom. The movie was released in 2009 and became an instant hit, grossing over $467 million worldwide. The Hangover cast is made up of some of the most talented actors in Hollywood, but what are they doing now?
Bradley Cooper (Phil Wenneck)
Bradley Cooper played the role of Phil Wenneck, the handsome and charismatic schoolteacher who was also the leader of the group. Since “The Hangover,” Cooper has gone on to become one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. He has starred in several critically acclaimed movies, including “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Sniper,” and “A Star Is Born,” which he also directed. Cooper’s latest project is the upcoming thriller “Nightmare Alley,” in which he stars alongside Cate Blanchett and Willem Dafoe.
Ed Helms (Stu Price)
Ed Helms played the role of Stu Price, the dentist who was getting married in Las Vegas. Since “The Hangover,” Helms has continued to act in both movies and TV shows. He starred in the hit TV series “The Office” and has also appeared in movies such as “We’re the Millers,” “The Clapper,” and “Tag.” Helms is also an accomplished musician and has released several albums, including “The Lonesome Trio” and “The Bluegrass Situation.”
Zach Galifianakis (Alan Garner)
Zach Galifianakis played the role of Alan Garner, the socially awkward brother of the bride. Since “The Hangover,” Galifianakis has continued to act in movies and TV shows. He starred in the FX series “Baskets,” for which he won an Emmy, and has also appeared in movies such as “Due Date,” “The Campaign,” and “Birdman.” Galifianakis is also a successful stand-up comedian and has released several comedy specials, including “Live at the Purple Onion” and “The Comedians of Comedy.”
Justin Bartha (Doug Billings)
Justin Bartha played the role of Doug Billings, the groom who goes missing. Since “The Hangover,” Bartha has continued to act in movies and TV shows. He starred in the National Treasure franchise and has also appeared in movies such as “Gigli,” “Failure to Launch,” and “White Girl.” Bartha also had a recurring role in the TV series “The Good Fight.”
Heather Graham (Jade)
Heather Graham played the role of Jade, the stripper who helps the group in their search for Doug. Since “The Hangover,” Graham has continued to act in movies and TV shows. She starred in the TV series “Californication” and has also appeared in movies such as “The Hangover Part III,” “The Guru,” and “Half Magic.” Graham also wrote and directed the movie “Half Magic.”
Ken Jeong (Mr. Chow)
Ken Jeong played the role of Mr. Chow, the flamboyant gangster who the group encounters in Las Vegas. Since “The Hangover,” Jeong has continued to act in movies and TV shows. He starred in the TV series “Community” and has also appeared in movies such as “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Ride Along 2,” and “Wonder Park.” Jeong is also a licensed physician and practiced medicine before pursuing his career in acting.
Some of the most famous quotes from “The Hangover”
“The Hangover” is a movie that is well known for its hilarious and memorable quotes that have become a part of popular culture. Here are some of the most famous quotes from the film:
- “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” – This quote, spoken by Doug (Justin Bartha), has become a well-known catchphrase for the city of Las Vegas and is often used in pop culture references.
- “But did you die?” – This quote, spoken by Alan (Zach Galifianakis), has become a popular meme and is often used in response to someone complaining about a minor inconvenience.
- “Tigers love pepper. They hate cinnamon.” – This quote, spoken by Alan during his infamous rooftop monologue, has become a fan favorite and is often used as a humorous non sequitur.
- “Paging Dr. Faggot. Dr. Faggot.” – This quote, spoken by Stu (Ed Helms), has become controversial due to its use of a homophobic slur, but it is still often referenced in popular culture.
- “I’m not supposed to be within two hundred feet of a school.” – This quote, spoken by Leslie Chow (Ken Jeong), is a darkly humorous reference to his criminal past.
- “This is a real tattoo, Carlos. Look at it. ‘Cause I had it done – in Mexico.” – This quote, spoken by Alan, refers to his infamous Mike Tyson face tattoo and is often used as a humorous reference to the film.
- “It’s not a purse, it’s a satchel. Indiana Jones wears one.” – This quote, spoken by Alan, is a humorous response to Stu’s embarrassment over carrying a man purse.
- “I’m sorry, I can’t hear you. I have a banana in my ear.” – This quote, spoken by Alan, is a humorous non sequitur that has become a popular reference.
- “We’re the three best friends that anybody could have!” – This quote, spoken by Alan, Stu, and Phil (Bradley Cooper), has become a beloved catchphrase and is often referenced in popular culture.
- “I’m in a glass case of emotion!” – This quote, spoken by Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) during a cameo in the film, has become a popular reference and is often used to express exaggerated emotional distress.
Q: Is Hangover a hit or flop?
A: The Hangover” was a huge hit, grossing over $467 million worldwide and becoming one of the highest-grossing R-rated comedies of all time.
Q: Was Hangover 3 a flop?
A: The Hangover 3″ received mixed reviews and was considered a disappointment in terms of box office performance compared to its predecessors, grossing $362 million worldwide compared to the original’s $467 million and the second film’s $586 million.
Q: What streaming service is The Hangover on?
A: The Hangover” is currently available to stream on HBO Max
Q: Is there Hangover 4?
A: As of now, there is no confirmed plan for a fourth installment of “The Hangover” franchise. However, rumors have circulated in the past about a possible continuation of the story, but nothing has been officially announced by the studio or the cast.