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Directed and co-written by Todd Phillips, The Hangover Part III stars Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, Ken Jeong, John Goodman, Melissa McCarthy and Heather Graham.

While the movie steps away from the subject matter of its successful predecessors (it doesn’t revolve around a bachelor party or a wedding), The Hangover Part III also unfortunately steps away from the comedy that made the previous movies so successful.

Where The Hangover and The Hangover Part II utilised what I would call extreme shock comedy combined with the odd charm of Zach Galifianakis, The Hangover Part III utilises what I would call an unnecessarily large amount of violence towards animals combined with the angry stares of Ken Jeong.

The movie centres around Zach Galifianakis’ character, Alan, his erratic behaviour after the death of his father, and the criminal and manipulative exploits of Ken Jeong’s character, Mr. Chow. Although both of these characters…

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