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.
When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down.
February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
Over the holidays, Ned, an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend, Laird. The rivalry develops,and Ned's panic level goes through the roof when he finds himself lost in this glamorous high-tech world and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.Written by
20th Century Fox
This script was originally entitled Aloha, with Ben Stiller in the father role and Jonah Hill as the boyfriend, and was set in Hawaii. After significant rewrites, it became Why Him. See more »
When Ned is looking for toilet paper, Gustav tells him that Laird's house is "paperless," yet they previously served edible paper with dinner. See more »
[During a Facetime chat]
It's been like three fucking days. My balls are so blue right now, like dark blue, uh-oh. Like almost black. No, I'm fucking serious! Here, check it out!
See more »
There is a scene with Gustav after the first credits. See more »
Wonderful Life (Mi Oh My)
Written by Ammar Malik, Teddy Geiger and Matoma (as Tom Straete Lagergren)
Performed by Matoma
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more »
It might be prudent never to judge a book by its cover, but often enough, the author would give you a good idea what you're about to invest your time in. Bryan Cranston and James Franco doing a comedy together was enough to give me the necessary shove to press "Play" on this one.
I like comedies but finding a good one lately has been a challenge. Been disappointed many times with trailers that seem promising only to find out that those scenes are the best the entire movie has to offer. There have also recently been a bunch of comedies relying on the director's or the leads' reputation to carry the film to box office and critical success only to crash and burn upon release. This one is a rare exception. Congratulations to the team for getting it just right! James' Laird was a delicate balance. Annoying yet sweet, sometimes offensive but without being repulsive. Bryan's Ned fits the stereotype yet has been restrained enough to remain relatable. Even the cameo from Gene and Paul, though expected, came out fresh.
If you're looking for a fun movie, give this one a try. Be forewarned though of the liberal use of profanities.
40 of 69 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this