This time, Stu (Ed Helms) is getting married, and invites his friends Phil (Bradley Cooper), Doug (Justin Bartha) and Alan (Zach Galifianakis) to the wedding, which will take place in Thailand. Two nights before the wedding, Stu has a quiet bachelor's party, just him and his best buddies, along with his fiancee's very smart younger brother Teddy (Mason Lee). They hang out on the beach, drinking beers and eating marshmallows.
The next day, they wake up in a strange hotel room in the middle of Bangkok, the brother missing (though not his finger), Stu with a tattoo on his face, and Alan with his head shaved. What happened to them and how they ended up there is, of course, the crux of the movie.
The storyline is a formula that worked very well the first time, as it was a new idea.
However, in this sequel, we can pretty much figure out how things will work out. And, like the first film, this sequel has the actual photographs of the night before in the closing credits, which are perhaps the funniest bits in the film.
The Hangover 2 provides a few chuckles and will make tons of money. However, it will also give you a sense of deja vu, especially when Mike Tyson shows up.