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Why him? / Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Red Hour/Twenty-One Laps/75 Year Plan production ; produced by Shawn Levy, Dan Levin, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill ; screenplay by John Hamburg & Ian Helfer ; directed by John Hamburg.

Levy, Shawn, 1968- (film producer.). Levin, Dan (Daniel), (film producer.). Stiller, Ben, 1965- (film producer.). Hill, Jonah, 1983- (film producer.). Hamburg, John, 1970- (screenwriter,, film director.). Helfer, Ian, (screenwriter.). Franco, James, 1978- (actor.). Cranston, Bryan, 1956- (actor.). Mullally, Megan, (actor.). Deutch, Zoey, 1994- (actor.). Cedric, the Entertainer, 1965- (actor.). Gluck, Griffin, (actor.). Key, Keegan-Michael, 1971- (actor.). Evans, Leesa, (costume designer.). Shapiro, Theodore, 1971- (composer (expression)). Kerr, William (William Mark), (editor of moving image work.). Zimmerman, Dean, (editor of moving image work.). Holt, Matthew (Production designer), (production designer.). Kachikis, Kristian, (director of photography.). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, (presenter.). Red Hour Films, (production company.). 21 Laps Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). 75 Year Plan (Firm), (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch, Cedric the Entertainer, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 9 of 10 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Bethune Library DVD Why (Text) 33255003393627 Adult DVD Available -
Kershaw - Elgin Library DVD Why (Text) 33255003393551 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Widescreen (1.85:1).
Bonus 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; Audio commentary by John Hamburg (director/co-writer), Ian Helfer (co-writer) and William Kerr (editor); Gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Leesa Evans ; music by Theodore Shapiro ; edited by William Kerr, Dean Zimmerman ; production designer, Matthew Holt ; director of photography, Kristian Kachikis.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch, Cedric the Entertainer, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key.
Summary, etc.:
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 billionaire 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.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for strong language and sexual material throughout.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Descriptive Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 2.0 (Spanish, French).
Language Note:
English, French, or Spanish dialogue; English described video; optional Spanish or French subtitles; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).
Subject: Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
Billionaires > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > Drama.
Dating (Social customs) > Drama.
Parents > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Topic Heading: Spanish language.
French language.

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