The Hangover parents guide

The Hangover Parent Guide

It's a night they'll never remember...

Release date June 5, 2009

Before Doug (Justin Bartha) gets married in the morning, his buddies (Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms) are planning on sharing a night they'll never forget. Unfortunately, after an evening of excessive drinking, none of them can remember a thing about their Las Vegas bachelor party -- especially where they have left Doug! Struggling with massive hangovers, the three groomsmen are now forced to follow their party trail in the hopes of finding their pal and getting him to the church on time.

Why is The Hangover rated R? The MPA rated The Hangover R for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material.

Run Time: 100 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is The Hangover rated R? The Hangover is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language, sexual content including nudity, and some drug material.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

Sexual Content:

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Partial or full frontal nudity in a brief sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Sexual references.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Very intense and aggressive coarse language.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- References and depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco use.

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Cast and Crew

The Hangover is directed by Todd Phillips and stars Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Hangover movie is December 15, 2009. Here are some details…

The Hangover releases to DVD and Blu-ray on December 15, 2009.

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After a night of drunkenness, some other people wake up to some surprises in the movie What Happens in Vegas. The unexpected also faces the mother of the bride when she gathers with some old friends to celebrate her daughter’s wedding in the musical, Mamma Mia!