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The Wedding Ringer (2015)

R | | Comedy | 16 January 2015 (USA)
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Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need.

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Cast

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Jimmy Callahan / Bic
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Doug Harris
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Reggie / Drysdale
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Gretchen Palmer (as Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting)
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Lurch / Garvey
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Bronstein / Dickerson
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Otis / Alzado
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Ed Palmer
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Fitzgibbons / Plunkett
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Grandma Palmer
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Doris Jenkins
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Kip / Carew
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Lois Palmer
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Endo / Rambis
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Alison Palmer
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Storyline

Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is a lovable 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. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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He's the best man... money can buy. See more »

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, language throughout, some drug use and brief graphic nudity. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 January 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Golden Tux  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,500,000 (USA) (18 January 2015)

Gross:

$64,460,211 (USA) (5 April 2015)
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Trivia

Alan Ritchson references his Blue Mountain State character Thad Castle when they first meet Doug by saying "Oil Change!" See more »

Goofs

The van carrying Doug, his best men, Nadia and the dog to the hospital after the bachelor party mishap are pulled over by a police officer. The driver of the van puts the van into reverse and smashes into the front end of the police car, causing apparent damage to the front end of the car. In the next scene, there is no damage to the police car. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Jimmy: Meet your groomsmen!
[Doug looks at a bunch of strangers]
Doug Harris: These guys can not be my groomsmen. It looks like the entire cast of Goonies grew up and became rapists!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a goofy scene starring Josh Gad and Kevin Hart See more »

Connections

References Red Dawn (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Written by Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford (as Nickolas Ashford)
Produced by Jared Faber
Performed by Hal Jeffrin
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Another Feel-Good Comedy
6 February 2015 | by (US) – See all my reviews

There's honestly not much more to say on this movie. It did exactly what it seems it set out to do- make people laugh and have them walk away with the warm fuzzies.

The characters have great chemistry on screen, especially Kevin Hart and Josh Gad. The plot is pretty easy to predict, but there are still a few surprises on how some points are executed. There are some great laugh-out-loud moments, even with a couple of cringe-worthy ones (was the view of what the dog chomped on really needed?).

All in all, I had a good time watching it. I kind of wish I had waited to see it in the $2 theater, but I'd watch it again if given the chance.


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