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Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)

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Two hard-partying brothers place an online ad to find the perfect dates for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves out-hustled by an uncontrollable duo.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zac Efron ... Dave Stangle
Adam Devine ... Mike Stangle
Anna Kendrick ... Alice
Aubrey Plaza ... Tatiana
Stephen Root ... Burt
Stephanie Faracy ... Rosie
Sugar Lyn Beard ... Jeanie Stangle
Sam Richardson ... Eric
Alice Wetterlund ... Cousin Terry
Lavell Crawford ... Keith
Mary Holland ... Becky
Kumail Nanjiani ... Keanu
Jake Johnson ... Ronnie
Marc Maron ... Randy
Erik Griffin ... Driver
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Storyline

Hard-partying brothers Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) place an online ad to find the perfect dates (Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza) for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves outsmarted and out-partied by the uncontrollable duo. Written by 20th Century Fox

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They needed hot dates. They got hot messes. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

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English | Chinese | Japanese

Release Date:

8 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates See more »

Filming Locations:

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,628,170, 10 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$46,007,113, 9 October 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,148,540, 5 August 2016
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Second of two theatrical feature films starring actor Zac Efron and actress Aubrey Plaza. The first was Dirty Grandpa (2016). The two pictures both debuted in cinemas in the same 2016 year. See more »

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When the group goes on the Jurassic Park ATV excursion, they are clearly supposed to be in Hawaii, yet the Golden Gate Bridge stands proudly in the background. See more »

Quotes

Tatiana: One time I got high, I read the back of the shampoo bottle for thirteen hours.
Jeanie Stangle: Because it said repeat.
Tatiana: Rinse and repeat.
Jeanie Stangle: I get it.
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Bloopers and alternate takes are shown during the end credits. See more »

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References Dirty Grandpa (2016) See more »

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Sunny Island
Written by Stuart Hall, Mike Hughes, Ron Stent
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Mike and Dave need a better movie.
3 August 2016 | by bodhi-13262See all my reviews

'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' had some promise when the trailers first came out. I honestly believed this film would capture the tone of the first 'Hangover' movie, but something went wrong early on.

1. I know this film was based on true events, and I guarantee the true events would have been far more entertaining than the ones depicted in this film. For he most part, the movie has a strong opening where we see how these two brothers party, but we also witness the aftermath of their wild antics. Things move well enough till we get to the point where they actually end up on Hawaii. At this point, things take a tumble off a cliff.

2. Mike and Dave and played by Adam Devine and Zac Efron respectively. These two make an okay pair as brothers, but Adam Devine (especially) pushes the limit. Aubrey Plaza and Anna Kendrick are probably the worst additions to the cast, cause they are terribly unfunny. You would assume both Devine and Plaza would bring a certain level of comedy and timing, but they unfortunately don't and the jokes are misplaced.

3. I'm not saying the movie is completely unfunny, but the most you get are a few chuckles here and there. Efron and Kendrick are better actors to star in a film like this, frankly this is below their standards. This should have been a direct to TV or DVD movie which featured some unknown/up-and-coming actors instead of bigger names filling the void. The side characters are annoying as f#%k, which in turn lowers the bar on the comedy.

The movie fails to redeem itself and it's only passable as maybe a rental. No one should waste their time and especially money on going to the cinema to watch this.


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