Why Him?

Why Him?

DVD - 2017
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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.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA :, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2017]
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE Why 2016
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (111 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, surround, stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0, rda
video file, DVD video, rda


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Sep 10, 2018

Hilarious! Excellent view of misunderstanding/conflict between two generations working in the media using different tools: the before internet, and the now internet. This movie is particularly addressed to those who are working in the Hightec's and their relatives, friends..Of course there is a lesson there... It has been a long time that I had laughed so much.

Jun 29, 2018

Funny but so much swearing.

Jun 08, 2018

Not worth renting. Period. Not one laugh in the entire movie. F word 1000's. Ug.

May 24, 2018

Movie had some funny parts but way to much swearing and use of the f*** word!

May 05, 2018

This movie was funny. Alot of swearing though! I like the fact that KISS actually played a part in this movie.

Mar 23, 2018

Just not appropriate to watch period! Too much foul profanity and inappropriate scenes. Why can't movies be like back in the 50's and 60's? Clean humor that made you laugh and put a smile on your face.

Mar 08, 2018

Regrettably Bryan Cranston has reverted to his TV sitcom level of acting in this film. He has one over-riding emotion in this film i.e. angst, and it gets really long in the tooth rather early on in this film. Regrettably, I cannot say I have watched this film in its entirety as I spent too much time fast forwarding through its many cringe-worthy scenes. I believe, I laughed once during the indeterminable experience and feel that even if I was of the target audience demographic, I certainly would not have felt this to have been worth the time spent. It is certainly not worth watching for anyone with half a brain, past the age of puberty. In no way would I recommend it for anyone less then puberty given the dialog and situations either. So - should you bother - to watch it? Is your IQ substantially less then average?

Jan 16, 2018

If you are in the right frame of mind and are not insulted by foul language, there are lots of laughs in this movie. It is outside of the social norm for most adults over 40.

Jan 08, 2018

need to be removed from shelves not ok for kids at all with the cursing please remove it or retag for adult viewing only. it is funny will have you rolling but sad thing, they made them all look like incomplete uneducated mind framed people in this, then the with the on going annoying cussing. This is not safe or suitable for children to view at all, that you don't want exposed to using bad language.

Dec 24, 2017

How many times do we have to hear the "F" bomb in a movie., 100, 200, 300, 400? Shocked Bryan Cranston put his name on this debacle. Crude and lewed, poor story line.

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Jan 08, 2018

paigestormblade thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over


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May 05, 2018

Coarse Language: There is extremely alot of swearing in this film.


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Apr 21, 2017

Most good fun quotes have "offensive" language. So, slim picking:

Well, I'm almost done, so, maybe you want to come over and Netflix and chill and...
Mom: It's a paperless house, darling.
Dad: I got that. But how am I supposed to complete my business?
Gustav: Well, all Japanese toilets have a very effective and pleasant cleaning spray. And I will be very happy to walk you through the entire process.
Dad: Oh, god.
What I wanted was for us to spend Christmas in California together like I planned, before everything went to shxt because you made it all about yourself.
You both did.
-I did?
Yes! You idiots think you can pass me back and forth like I'm your property or something? I'm done. This is the worst Christmas ever.
Dad: We've been members of the kiss army for, like, 30 years now. Yeah. Our first date was the crazy nights tour.
Mom: Yeah! And, boy, was that crazy. Crazy.
Kiss: Did you get laid?
Mom: Um... I gave him a xxyyzz.


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