Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective dad, visits his daughter at Stanford where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). 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 Laird is about to pop the question.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
267 Ratings

267 Ratings

39% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Solidly cast but overall misconceived, Why Him? offers the odd chuckle, but ultimately adds disappointingly little to its tired father-vs.-fiancé formula.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Funny but formulaic comedy has lots of crude material.

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1, Dolby 7.1)
Additional

French (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.
AD
Audio descriptions (AD) refer to a narration track describing what is happening on screen, to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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