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The Wedding Ringer (2015)

R | | Comedy | 16 January 2015 (USA)
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Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jimmy Callahan / Bic
... Doug Harris
... Reggie / Drysdale
... Gretchen Palmer (as Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting)
... Lurch / Garvey
... Bronstein / Dickerson
... Otis / Alzado
... Ed Palmer
Colin Kane ... Fitzgibbons / Plunkett
... Grandma Palmer
... Doris Jenkins
... Kip / Carew
... Lois Palmer
... Endo / Rambis
... Alison Palmer
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Storyline

Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is a lovable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting), Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart), owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Jimmy is the best friend money can buy. But he's about to take on his biggest challenge. See more »

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, language throughout, some drug use and brief graphic nudity. | See all certifications »

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16 January 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Golden Tux  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,500,000, 18 January 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$64,460,211

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,171,596
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Trivia

Alan Ritchson references his Blue Mountain State character Thad Castle when they first meet Doug by saying "Oil Change!" See more »

Goofs

In the plane scene, the first shot shows Nadia in Doug's lap. However, in the next shot, Doug is sitting alone, and Nadia walks over and sits in his lap. See more »

Quotes

Edmundo: You put the weed in the coconut, and light that shit up.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a goofy scene starring Josh Gad and Kevin Hart See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber (2015) See more »

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Another Feel-Good Comedy
6 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

There's honestly not much more to say on this movie. It did exactly what it seems it set out to do- make people laugh and have them walk away with the warm fuzzies.

The characters have great chemistry on screen, especially Kevin Hart and Josh Gad. The plot is pretty easy to predict, but there are still a few surprises on how some points are executed. There are some great laugh-out-loud moments, even with a couple of cringe-worthy ones (was the view of what the dog chomped on really needed?).

All in all, I had a good time watching it. I kind of wish I had waited to see it in the $2 theater, but I'd watch it again if given the chance.


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