In the third and final installment of the Hangover trilogy, the Wolf Pack reunites to get Alan into rehab after he faces a personal crisis. However, things go awry when an incident from the original film comes back to haunt them. Try this quiz to see if you can remember what happened.
What animal does Alan decapitate in the opening minutes of the movie?
Alan purchases a giraffe and accidentally decapitates it on a low overpass, causing a 20-car pile-up on the highway. There is an exotic animal appearing in each Hangover film. In the first film it's Mike Tyson's tiger. In the second it's the drug-dealing Crystal the Monkey, and in this one it's the giraffe, seen at the start of the film.
What happens when Alan’s dad, Sid, yells at him for killing a giraffe and causing a huge pile-up?
Alan's father, Sid, angry with Alan for his immature antics and never owning up to his mistakes, dies of a heart attack in the middle of a lecture. Sid is portrayed by Jeffrey Tambor, an American actor and voice actor, widely known for his roles as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, George Bluth Sr. and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development, and Maura Pfefferman on Transparent, for which he has received one Golden Globe, one Screen Actors Guild and two Emmy Awards.
During the funeral, what does Alan say about his dad?
Alan acts strangely at his father’s funeral, telling the guests that he and his dad were life partners and that his dad never wanted him to change, ever. He directs the never changing part to his mother who weeps even harder. Alan’s mother is portrayed by Sasha Barrese, known for her roles in Run of the House and LAX, as well as the Hangover trilogy.
Why are they having an intervention for Alan?
Alan has been off his ADHD medication and is out of control. The group holds an intervention and Alan agrees to visit a rehabilitation facility in Arizona where he can seek treatment, as long as the Wolf Pack takes him there. Alan is portrayed by Zach Galifianakis, an actor, writer, and stand-up comedian. Galifianakis came to prominence with his Comedy Central Presents special in 2001 and with his own show called Late World with Zach on VH1 the following year. He has also starred in films, such as Due Date, The Campaign, Birdman, Puss in Boots, and Masterminds. He currently hosts the Emmy Award-winning talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis on the Funny or Die website. He also executive produces, writes, and stars in the dark comedy series Baskets on FX.
Who is in the Wolf Pack?
Alan calls Phil, Stu, Doug and himself the Wolf Pack. The Wolf Pack originated in the first Hangover movie, in this speech that Alan gave: “You guys might not know this, but I consider myself a bit of a loner. I tend to think of myself as a one-man Wolf Pack. Though when my sister brought Doug home I knew he was one of my own. And my Wolf Pack, it grew by one. So there were two of us in the Wolf Pack, I was alone first in the pack and then Doug joined later. And six months ago, when Doug introduced me to you guys, I thought, 'Wait a second, could it be?' and now I know for sure I just added two more guys to my Wolf Pack. Four of us wolves running around the desert together in Las Vegas, looking for strippers and cocaine. So tonight, I make a toast!”
Who escapes a maximum-security prison, using a riot as cover?
Leslie Chow kept in touch with Alan while he was in prison. Chow escapes a maximum-security prison, using a riot as cover, and lets Alan know he is free. Mr. Chow is played by Ken Jeong, an American actor, comedian, and a real physician. His break-out role was in Knocked Up, as Dr. Kuni. He has appeared in Pineapple Express, Role Models, All About Steve, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, and Couples Retreat. He co-starred in Zookeeper and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. He is best known for his role as Ben Chang on the critically acclaimed sitcom, Community. He is currently the creator, writer, executive producer, and star of the TV show, Dr. Ken.
How does the gang know they are in trouble, as they travel to Arizona?
On the way to Arizona, Phil's minivan is rammed off the road by a rental truck and the group is taken hostage. They are brought to see the mob boss, Marshall, and Black Doug, his head enforcer. Mob boss Marshall is portrayed by John Goodman. Early in his career, Goodman was best known for playing Dan Conner on Roseanne, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He is also a regular collaborator with the Coen brothers on such films as Raising Arizona, Barton Fink, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and Inside Llewyn Davis. His other films include The Babe, The Flintstones, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Coyote Ugly, The Artist, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Argo, and Flight, to name a few.
How did Black Doug get his name?
In the first Hangover movie, Mr. Chow says that he has Doug and is holding him hostage unless he gets his drug money back. The gang thinks it is their friend, Doug, but in actuality, it is the Doug who sold Alan Rohypnol, also known as "roofies." When Chow releases Doug the guys tell Chow their friend is not black - and that’s how Black Doug got his name. Black Doug is portrayed by Mike Epps, a stand-up comedian, actor, film producer, writer, and rapper. He is best known for playing Day-Day Jones in Next Friday and its sequel, Friday After Next, and for playing L.J. in Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Resident Evil: Extinction.
What does Mob Boss Marshall want the Wolf Pack to do?
Marshall tells them that, a few weeks after their shenanigans in Vegas, Chow hijacked half of a $42 million gold heist that belonged to Marshall. And, seeing how Alan has been in touch with Chow during his imprisonment, the Wolf Pack could locate him and retrieve the gold. Speaking of gold, do you know how much the Wolf Pack was paid for this movie? Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis were all reportedly paid $15 million, plus a back-end deal to return for this second sequel.
Marshall ensures that this mission will be accomplished by keeping who as a hostage?
Alan's brother-in-law, Doug Billings, is the hostage. Doug is portrayed by Justin Bartha, an actor, writer, and producer, known for his roles as Riley Poole in the National Treasure film series and David Sawyer in the NBC comedy series, The New Normal.
How many days does Marshall give the guys to find Chow and his gold?
Marshall kidnaps Doug and gives the others three days to find Chow, or else Doug will be killed. Did you notice that in every film of the trilogy, including this one, there are pigs somewhere? In The Hangover, as Phil, Alan, and Stu wake up in the trashed hotel suite, there is an inflatable pig in the bubble bath. In The Hangover Part II, during the car chase through Bangkok, Chow crashes into a pig hanging on a meat stand and Stu gets covered in some of it. In The Hangover Part III, Marshall's thugs wear pig masks.
Where do the guys go to meet Chow?
Alan sets up a meeting with Chow in Tijuana, Mexico, where Stu and Phil will hide and attempt to drug him. However, Alan, seemingly accidentally (but really on purpose), reveals where they are hiding and Chow forces them to confess that they are working for Marshall. Did you know the Tijuana scenes were NOT filmed in Tijuana? But they did come close … the Tijuana scenes were shot in Nogales, Arizona, on the U.S. - Mexico border.
How does Stu get drugs to put into Chow’s drink?
Stu gets his license suspended because the pharmacist is very suspicious of a dentist writing a prescription for himself. The prescription is for Demerol - when it's put in a drink, it will give you a real hangover. Although this film is part of he Hangover series, nobody gets a hangover until the scene in the middle of the credits.
How will Chow help save Doug from being killed?
Chow explains his plan to retrieve the stolen gold from the basement of a Mexican villa he previously owned. It includes drugging dogs, cutting wires to disable alarms, and breaking down a wall to reveal and collect the gold. However, a quick reality check is needed for this plan. Did you know an average-sized block of gold weighs 27.5 pounds? Assuming Chow has approximately 20-40 blocks in each duffel bag, the total weight of each bag would be at least 550 pounds, impossible for him to carry.
Who is color-blind?
When Chow says he has wires that are gray, light gray and dark gray, you know something is wrong. Then he says, “My bad, I’m color-blind.” Did you know as many as 8 percent of men and 0.5 percent of women of Northern European ancestry have the common form of red-green color-blindness? Men are much more likely to be color-blind than women because the genes responsible are on the X chromosome.
Who answers Phil? Phil: "What the f**k is wrong with those chickens?" “They're angry. All I feed them is cocaine. And chicken.”
Mr. Chow has a side business of cockfighting and when Phil, Stu, and Alan enter Chow’s apartment, a cock attacks Phil. Phil is portrayed by Bradley Cooper. Cooper is one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He has been nominated for various accolades, including four Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. In 2011, Cooper was named International Man of the Year by GQ and Sexiest Man Alive by People.
How old is Alan?
This was mentioned in Alan’s father’s rant… the fact that Alan is 42 and irresponsible, and he doesn’t care how hard it was for his dad to keep the giraffe incident quiet. Then Alan put on his headphones, and, unbeknownst to him, his father has a heart attack and his mother is screaming for help.
What happens after the gold is removed from the house?
Chow double-crosses Alan, Stu, and Phil by locking them in the basement, rearming the security system, and escaping in Phil's minivan. Although the boys must be awfully dumb to not figure out how to get out of the basement. They use a 20-pound sledgehammer to knock a hole in the basement wall, but they could have used this sledgehammer to bash the door down.
How do the boys get out of jail?
They are arrested, then mysteriously released from the police station. They are picked up by a limousine and taken back to the villa, where they meet up with Marshall. They learn that Mr. Chow had lied to them; the villa was never his. In fact, it was Marshall's own villa and the gold they stole was the other half Chow didn't get from Marshall. Did you know that Sean Penn and Robert Downey, Jr., were considered for the role of Marshall?
Who kills Black Doug?
Marshall forgives Alan, Phil, and Stu for their mistake but kills Black Doug for his incompetence and reminds them of their now two-day deadline. The group tracks Phil's phone, which is in the minivan that Chow stole. The minivan is found outside a pawn shop in Las Vegas. Did you notice that the scar on Stu's neck from when Chow threatened him with a knife at the bar is on the wrong side for the rest of the movie?
Who says this to Stu? “You don't get it, Stu. You. Just. Don't. Get It. I have over 60 apps on that phone. Do you know how much time and man-hours it would take to redownload those apps?”
Alan is saying this to Stu. Alan is upset that he has lost his phone. Stu says, “You just saw a man get murdered, your brother-in-law is kidnaped. Are you sure there is nothing worse?” According to Alan, no, there isn't. Stu is played by Ed Helms, an actor, comedian, singer, and musician, known for his work on The Daily Show, The Office, and the Hangover films.
Who does Cassie, the pawnshop owner, have a crush on?
The pawnshop owner, Cassie, tells Alan and only Alan that Chow traded a gold brick for $18,000, far less than its usual sell rate of $400,000. Cassie is played by Melissa McCarthy, an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer. She gained nationwide recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the Gilmore Girls. She played Dena on Samantha Who?, then Molly on Mike & Molly, earning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress, as well as two other nominations during subsequent seasons.
What singer is on Cassie’s T-shirt?
Allan and Cassie make an instant connection over Cassie’s Billy Joel T-shirt, as "The Stranger" plays over the speakers in the pawn shop. Cassie is played by Melissa McCarthy, who you may know from such films as Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The Heat, The Nines, The Back-up Plan, Life as We Know It, This Is 40, Tammy, St. Vincent, Spy, The Boss, and Ghostbusters. She has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Academy Awards, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild.
How do the boys find out where Chow is?
Using Stu's former lover, Jade, as their contact, the boys learn that Chow is barricaded in the penthouse suite of Caesars Palace. Jade is portrayed by Heather Graham, an actress who gained initial notice in Drugstore Cowboy. She then played supporting roles in films such as Shout, Diggstown, Six Degrees of Separation, Swingers. She appeared in the television series, Twin Peaks, and its prequel film, Fire Walk with Me, before gaining critical praise in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights. She also co-starred in Bowfinger and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and many other blockbuster films.
When the Wolf Pack reunites with Jade, who else do they see?
They see Jade’s son, Tyler. Alan spends some time with Tyler, telling Tyler that he (Alan) is his real dad, even though he isn’t. He also tells him, “Did you know your name used to be Carlos? I think it suits you better.” Grant Holmquist is the original baby from the first Hangover movie. Director Todd Phillips said, "We called up the mom and said hey we're doing another one and we would love to see how Grant is doing. Then they came to my office and he was great and we had so much fun seeing him again." According to People, Grant is very fond of costar Zach Galifianakis.
What is the name of Tyler’s dad?
Jade tells Alan, Phil, and Stu that she is now married to Jeff, a doctor. Jeff is now Tyler’s dad. Speaking of kids, did you know that Ken Jeong, who played Mr. Chong, brought his children to the set to watch him film scenes for Hangover Part III?
Which hotel is Cassie banned from?
Alan suggests that Cassie and he should go out to dinner at Paris Hotel and Casino. However, Cassie explains that she was banned from the Paris Hotel and Casino because her mother split on two tens at the casino, and Cassie started yelling at her. Then there was all this talk of elderly abuse and now Cassie is banned for life … plus 10 years. Cassie and Alan decide to dine at Circus, Circus instead.
What treat do Cassie and Alan share in the pawnshop?
It was love at first lick. Cassie and Alan share a lollipop in the pawnshop. According to Alan, it was very hot. Did you know that Alabama has the most pawn shops per capita, with one pawn shop for every 5,921 people? By comparison, New Jersey has one pawn shop for every 53,203 people.
How does Chow escape the penthouse?
Chow escapes, jumping from the balcony and parachuting down to the strip. The parachute opens and Chow laughs. However, in real life, that stunt wouldn’t work. Alan and Phil watch Chow jump out of his Caesars Palace penthouse and his parachute deploys 5 seconds later. This means that he free falls about 125 meters, so he would be crushed on the ground before the chute opened.
How do the guys get Doug back?
Stu catches up to Chow and locks him in the trunk of the limo that Marshall lent to them. They take the gold and meet with Marshall, who releases Doug back to the group. Although Marshall initially promised not to harm Chow, he shoots through the trunk of the car. Did you notice when the limo was shot up in the trunk, the guys climb back in and drive away and the trunk does not have bullet holes in it?
How does Chow survive the shooting?
Chow survived because Alan unlocked the backseat compartment just moments earlier. This allowed Chow to escape from the trunk through the back seat. Alan also left him a gun, which he uses on Marshall. Did you notice that after Chow kills Marshall, he points the gun at Phil, who has his hands up? In the next shot, Phil's hands are down.
Six months later, who gets married?
Alan and Cassie get married. In mid-credits we see a destroyed apartment and it appears the Wolf Pack has staged another wild party that they cannot remember. Stu comes out, wearing panties, and he has had breast implants. Did you notice, that Crystal the Monkey jumps on Stu before the movie ends?
Who bought the wedding cake?
Alan remembers that Chow bought the wedding cake. Now they have to figure out what happened last night - besides Stu getting a boob-job. Mr. Chow emerges from the next room, naked, laughing, holding a bottle of whiskey, and wielding a katana. Did you know that Chow chose to be naked? Yep, Ken Jeong chose to be naked for the mid-credits scene.
What did the critics think of the film?
Hangover Part III received negative reviews. According to review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 20%, based on 193 reviews, with an average rating of 4.1/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Less a comedy than an angrily dark action thriller, The Hangover Part III diverges from the series' rote formula but offers nothing compelling in its place."
What did the fans think of the film?
The audience gave it a 44% on Rotten Tomatoes. It had a strong showing financially. On a budget of $103 million, it earned $362 million in box office sales. The audience polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of B, on an A+ to F scale.
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