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Why him?

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English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; English descriptive audio.


James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch, Cedric the Entertainer, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key, Zack Pearlman, Adam Devine, Casey Wilson, Andrew Rannells ; voice, Kaley Cuoco.

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (111 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; strong language and sexual material throughout.


Ned, an overprotective but loving dad, and his family visit his daughter at college, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird. A 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.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Special features: Why him? gag reel ; 47 minutes on the can ; Why Gustav? ; Barb Fleming: America's mom ; Lou the Entertainer ; Richard Blais: twisted chef ; deleted scenes ; gallery ; audio commentary by John Hamburg (director/co-writer), Ian Helfer (co-writer) and William Kerr (editor).

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