The R-rated comedy “The Hangover Part II” bested the GP-rated “Kung Fu Panda 2” at the US box-office according to weekend estimates by Box-office Mojo this weekend of May 27-29, 2011.
The Warner Bros Pictures sequel to the breakout 2009 hit about men behaving badly, also set a record opening of $86.4 million for an R-rated movie.
“Kung Fu Panda,” featuring the voices of Jack Black and Angelina Jolie debuted in second place with $48 million.
Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” on the other hand, settled for 3rd place in its second week, and took its worldwide box office total to $623.7 million so far.
TOP 10 MOVIES – US BOX-OFFICE
(May 27 to 29, 2011 – Weekend Estimates)
|1||1||The Hangover Part II||$86.5M||$86.5M||1|
|2||N||Kung Fu Panda 2||$48M||$48M||1|
|3||1||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||$39.3M||$152.9M||2|
|7||13||Midnight in Paris||$1.9M||$2.8M||2|
|8||7||Jumping the Broom||$1.9M||$34.1M||4|
Note: Debuting movies are highlighted in yellow
Figures courtesy of Box-Office Mojo