Why Him?

Why Him?
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Hamburg
  • Cast: Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Keegan-Michael Key
  • UK release: 26 December 2016

Ned (Cranston) meets his daughter Stephanie (Deutch)'s crass and exuberant boyfriend Laird (Franco) and finds out that he's incredibly wealthy. Breezy, likeable comedy with Cranston superb as the troubled father and Franco on home turf as the boyfriend, while Key almost steals the show as Laird's Cato / butler.

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Why Him?

20 Dec 20164 stars

Bryan Cranston and James Franco go head to head in a superior comedy from John Hamburg

Every father's nightmare is that his daughter falls for someone he can't stand – that's the crux of Why Him? a breezy, likeable comedy with the potential to make both slackers and old schoolers smile. Domestic warfare ensues when struggling printer Ned…

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