R | | Comedy, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Kumail's sister-in-law suggests he should be on 'Saturday Night Live'. Aidy Bryant, who plays Mary, is a current cast member of 'Saturday Night Live'.
Listen, I had a really nice time, thank you very much. I'm just going to like, call an Uber, go home and I hope
Kumail: Your driver will be ready as soon as he puts on his pants.
Kumail tells Emily that "The Abominable Dr. Phibes" is a 1969 MGM picture. It was actually made in 1971 by AIP.
In the beginning of the end credits, photos of shown of the real-life inspiration behind the Emily character, as well as the wedding between Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani and Nanjiani's real-life parents.
$421,577 (USA) (23 June 2017)
$38,066,440 (USA) (18 August 2017)
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