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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 Levine, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill ; story by Jonah Hill and John Hamburg & Ian Helfer ; screenplay by John Hamburg & Ian Helfer ; directed by John Hamburg.

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (111 min.) : sound, color
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
  • Distributor: Vaughan, ON : Criterion-on-Demand, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Theodore Shapiro ; editors, William Kerr, Dean Zimmerman ; director of photography, Kristian Kachikis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Cedric the Entertainer, Griffen 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:
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's web site (viewed Nov. 13th, 2018)
Subject: Billionaires > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > Drama.
Dating (Social customs) > Drama.
Parents > Drama.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Feature films.
Comedy films.

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