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Movie pub fined for serving alcohol during 'Hangover II'

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A Salt Lake movie theater and pub has been fined $1,627 for showing The Hangover Part II while serving beer.
Brewvies
Brewvies
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A Salt Lake movie theater and pub has been fined $1,627 for showing The Hangover Part II while serving alcohol.

The movie was screened at Brewvies located at 677 South 200 West in June.

The Hangover Part II is the sequel to the popular 2009 comedy hit The Hangover starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis.

Part of the film depicts full frontal male nudity involving transsexual men in Bangkok, Thailand. During the end credits of the movie, the character portrayed by Ed Helms is seen having sex with one of the transsexuals.

The film was rated R by the MPAA.

Brewvies has a liquor license with the Utah Division of of Alcoholic Beverages, which regulates the sale of alcohol. Part of Utah's code prohibits the serving and sale of alcohol where nudity is also present.

In the settlement agreement, the DABC specifically states:

"Brewvies, a social club, showed a film, an electronic reproduction, or other visual reproduction depicting: (1) an act or simulated act of sodomy, bestiality or oral copulation, and (2) a scene wherein a person displayed a genital in violation Utah Code...

In a settlement with the DABC, the owners of Brewvies agreed to pay the fine, and will face no other action.

Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and ABC4.com for more on this story.


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