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'The Hangover Part II' takes weekend box office with $86.5M debut

From left, Ken Jeong, Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms in a scene from the movie, 'The Hangover Part II.' (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / Green Hat Films / Living Films)

May 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Apparently, America loves a good hangover.

The wolf pack ruled the box office this weekend in "The Hangover Part II."

The crew reunites as they awake in another haze and tries to piece together the mayhem of a drunken night in Bangkok.

It hauled in $86.5 million in its first weekend.

"Kung Fu Panda 2" opened solidly with a $48 million weekend.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" slipped to third place with $39.3 million.

"Bridesmaids" took in just over $16 million and "Thor" rounded out the top five with $9.3 million.