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Weekend Box Office Roundup: “The Hangover Part II” rehashes its way to record numbers

WEEKEND OF MAY 27-30, 2011

THE GIST: “The Hangover Part II” led a record-shattering box office weekend. Audiences shelled out $280 million, a new high for the Memorial Day frame. “Kung Fu Panda 2” opened decently, but not strongly enough to make it the new “Shrek” or anything.

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Teaser for “Kung Fu Panda 2”

Here’s the teaser trailer for “Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom.” The first one, which earned $631 million bucks in 2008, was a surprisingly strong summer performer. (Its domestic total of $215 million was a mere $8 million behind what “Wall-E” made, which is ridiculous, but whatever.) It wasn’t the best thing ever, but it was fun enough and a nice diversion and kung fu movies are always welcome, whether they’re straightforward or DreamWorks in-jokey types. At least it’s not “Shrek,” okay?