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About the Movie
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.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 130
- Fresh: 51
- Rotten: 79
- Average Rating: 4.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: It all works in theory. But the execution's off.
Fresh: Not as wild as intended, but reasonably diverting just the same.
Rotten: "Why Him?" rarely delivers more than a half-chuckle. Right now, everyone involved might be thinking, "Why me?"
Rotten: I'm not going to lie. I laughed - just not as frequently or as hard as I would have liked to.
waste of time
Could have been funnier and many parts were dirty just for the sake of being dirty. Sometimes you have to go beyond a sex joke and actually have some humor...
Good actors, good story but it just doesn't work.
Trust the Rotten Tomato reviews on this movie. It had a couple funny parts, but for the most part was a really bad movie. Don't waste your time.
- Genre: Comedy
- Released: 2016
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