Why Him? (2016)

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A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter's Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.


  • James Franco and Griffin Gluck in Why Him? (2016)
  • Megan Mullally in Why Him? (2016)
  • Bryan Cranston and James Franco in Why Him? (2016)
  • James Franco and Keegan-Michael Key in Why Him? (2016)
  • Bryan Cranston and John Hamburg in Why Him? (2016)

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Did You Know?


Laird Mayhew's (James Franco) surname could be a reference to the TV series Breaking Bad (2008) (which Bryan Cranston was the lead actor in) as he shares the same surname as the minor character Brandon "Badger" Mayhew. Also when Bryan Cranston's character, Ned Fleming, is asked by his ... ...


Ned Fleming: I mean, what in God's name is a double dicker?


During the helicopter scene, Laird's star 'tattoos' have started to dry and crack.

Crazy Credits

There is a scene with Gustav after the first credits.


Release Date:

23 December 2016


English, Khmer

Country of Origin

USA, Cambodia

Box Office


$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,002,986 (USA) (23 December 2016)


$60,312,925 (USA) (17 March 2017)

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