Why Him? (2016)

Of all the guys his daughter could have chosen...

Comedy

Ned, 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. 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.

Director: John Hamburg

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Why Him? Kickass
Movie Score: 6.4/10 from 644 votes
Release Date: 2016-12-22
Status: Released
Run time: 111 min / 1:51
Production Studio : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, 21 Laps Entertainment, Red Hour Films, TSG Entertainment
Production Countries: Cambodia, United States of America

Why Him? Casts

James Franco
as Laird Mayhew
Bryan Cranston
as Ned Fleming
Zoey Deutch
as Stephanie Fleming
Megan Mullally
as Barb Fleming
Griffin Gluck
as Scotty Fleming
Keegan-Michael Key
as Gustav
Kaley Cuoco
as Justine (voice)
Cedric the Entertainer
as Lou Dunne
Zack Pearlman
as Kevin Dingle
Jee Young Han
as Marnie Dingle
Grace Ly Ngo Hazelett
as Vanessa Dingle
Sadie Kate Ngo Hazelett
as Vanessa Dingle
Casey Wilson
as Missy Pederman
Andrew Rannells
as Blaine Pederman
Adam Devine
as Tyson Modell
Tangie Ambrose
as Patty Dunne
Steve Bannos
as Burt
Steve Aoki
as Himself
Richard Blais
as Himself
Elon Musk
as Himself
Gene Simmons
as Himself
Paul Stanley
as Himself
Peter Criss
as Himself
Chris A. Liscomb
as Himself
Bob Stephenson
as Jerry
Mary Pat Gleason
as Joyce
Jacob Kemp
as Randy
Juliette B. Reiss
as Applebee's Waitress
Melissa Graver
as Applebee's Waitress
Steffen Dziczek
as Applebee's Waiter
Jimmy Badstibner
as Fleming Company Employee
Ramy Youssef
as Coder in Kitchen
Brenda Good
as Laird's Employee
Harrison Bieker
as Laird's Employee
Greg Worswick
as Bartender
George Kareman
as Party Waiter
Toby Turner
as Party Guest
Craig Hosking
as Helicopter Pilot
Lucy Angelo
as Gamer Girl
Katelyn Brooke
as Kissing Woman
Isabel Dresden
as Quirky Waitress
Lynly Ehrlich
as Printer Employee
Stevens Gaston
as Keith
Liam Gillen
as Choir Member #4
Braxton Goe
as Party Guest
Alex J. Joseph
as Underwear Swimmer
Jocelyn Marie
as Steph's Friend
Derek McEntire
as Video Game Coder
Arber Mehmeti
as Serbian Guard #1
Isabelle Menard
as Party Guest
Tim Neff
as Kissing Man
Saul Preciado-Garcia
as Peruvian Villager
Evan Seidlitz
as Bartender
Lee Stickler
as Choir Member #2
Caleb Thomas
as Scotty
Emely von Oest
as Ned's Friend
Tricia Mary Young
as Steph's Friend

Why Him? Crew

Directing John Hamburg Director
Writing John Hamburg Writer
Writing Ian Helfer Writer
Writing Nicholas Stoller Writer
Writing Jonah Hill Story
Sound Theodore Shapiro Music
Crew Kris Kachikis Cinematography
Production James Franco Executive Producer
Production John Hamburg Executive Producer
Production Jonah Hill Producer
Production Georgia Kacandes Executive Producer
Production Daniel S. Levine Producer
Production Shawn Levy Producer
Production Scott Robertson Co-Producer
Production Ben Stiller Producer
Editing William Kerr Editor
Production Rachel Tenner Casting
Art Jan Pascale Set Decoration
Art Matthew Holt Production Design
Art Gary Warshaw Art Direction
Art Lia Roldan Set Decoration
Art Traci Spadorcia Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Leesa Evans Costume Design
Crew Rand Geiger Post Production Supervisor
Production Nathan Kelly Production Supervisor
Art Jeff Markwith Set Designer
Art Eric Sundahl Set Designer
Production Charlene Lee Casting Associate
Art Lori A. Balton Location Scout
Production Kei Rowan-Young Location Manager
Production Ryan J. Shaw Location Manager
Art Aaron Becker Title Designer
Directing Steve Gehrke Script Supervisor
Production Jason Zorigian Production Coordinator