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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.
Franco once mentioned in an interview that the idea for this film came when Jonah Hill was dating Dustin Hoffman's daughter. He planned to vacation with Hoffman and his family and he was terrified that Hoffman would not like him. Thus came the idea ... ...
Pardon my French, but fuck that noise!
During the computer hacking scenes, Kevin Dingle's family is watching Home Alone (1990). The first scene shown is one of Kevin grooming himself in front of a mirror, followed by his mother shouting "Kevin!" on the plane just before the power goes out. In the actual film, these scenes are reversed.
There is a scene with Gustav after the first credits.
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