The Wedding Ringer

The Wedding Ringer
The Wedding Ringer
  • R
  • 1h 41m
  • 2015
Rotten28%
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Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting), Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart), owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy.

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Rotten28%
Critics Consensus: Kevin Hart and Josh Gad might be two great comedians that go great together, but there's little evidence of it on display in The Wedding Ringer.
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Common Sense Says
Crass comedy swings between gross and better than expected.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Wedding Ringer is a crass comedy about a best man for hire (Kevin Hart). Like Wedding Crashers and The Hangover, the movie uses a wedding and bachelor party as excuses for debauchery and landing a one-night stand. Nearly every line of dialogue includes a string of expletives ("f--k," "motherf---er," "a--hole," you name it), and there's some nudity in the bachelor party sequence (topless women, a dog licking peanut butter off a man's penis), as well as tons of crude references to sex. Adults drink to excess and smoke weed, there's some slapstick/pratfall-type violence, and, with few exceptions, women are stereotyped as materialistic and shallow, while men are reduced to sex-obsessed jerks.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:January 16, 2015
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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