How well do you know Why Him?


By: J.P. Naomi

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

What would your father say if you were dating a man he didn't like? Why him!? Take this quiz to relive the humor and ultimately the love that we find in "Why Him?"

In which year was the premiere of "Why Him?"

"Why Him?" premiered on December 23, 2016, across the US. It has grossed more than $111 million. With a $38 million budget, that is quite successful!


________ Mayhew is a young and successful businessman.

"Why Him?" was directed by John Hamburg. It was a story written by Jonah HIll, John Hamburg and Ian Helfer, and distributed by 20th Century Fox.


What is the name of Laird's girlfriend?

Stephanie Fleming is her full name. At the beginning of the film, she is a college student.


Which famous actor plays the role of Laird Mayhew?

James Franco was born on April 19, 1978, in Palo Alto, California. His first major role was the lead character Daniel on "Freaks and Geeks." He has since been in the "Spider-Man" trilogy, "General Hospital" and also on Broadway in "Of Mice and Men."


Which actress plays the role of Stephanie Fleming?

Zoey Deutch was born on November 10, 1994. In 2016, she filmed two separate films - one was "Why Him?" and the other was "Dirty Grandpa."


Where does Stephanie attend college?

Stanford University is located in Stanford, California - near Palo Alto and in between San Jose and San Francisco. It has one of the largest campuses in the United States.


At the start of the film, Stephanie invites Laird over to do what?

Laird gets quite excited at this invitation and rattles off a list of different Netflix shows. He also gives Stephanie a preview of his groin on Facetime.


What is the name of Stephanie's younger brother?

Scotty Fleming is portrayed by actor Griffin Gluck. Gluck was born on August 24, 2000. He was just 16 at the time of the film's release.


While Stephanie is in California, the rest of her family is back home, in what city?

Detroit is also known as the Motor City. Located in the state of Michigan, it is the largest city in the state.


At the start of the film, whose birthday is being celebrated by the Flemings?

While the rest of the family are in Detroit to celebrate the birthday, Stephanie is in California and plans to connect in via webcam. This doesn't exactly go as planned, though!


What is the first name of Stephanie and Scotty's Dad?

Ned is celebrating his 55th birthday with family and friends. His son Scotty has prepared a picture slideshow in his honor.


At which popular family restaurant do the Flemings celebrate Ned's birthday?

Applebee's was founded on November 19, 1980, in Decatur, Georgia. There are more than 2,000 locations, as of 2015.


Which actor plays the role of Ned Fleming?

Bryan Cranston was born on March 7, 1956, in Hollywood, California. He is best known for his role as Walter White on "Breaking Bad," Hal on "Malcolm in the Middle," and Dr. Tim Whatley on "Seinfeld."


What is the name of Ned's wife (also Stephanie and Scotty's mother)?

Barb seems to be the more fun-loving person in the marriage. Ned is a bit more uptight and worries too much about his daughter's relationships.


What type of company does Ned Fleming run?

The company, however, has been having a bad year. Throughout the film, we learn about how much debt the company is actually in, and it's not looking good!


Ned's co-worker, Lou Dunne, is portrayed by which famous actor?

Cedric the Entertainer is the stage name for Cedric Antonio Kyles. He was born on April 24, 1964, and has been a comedian and TV/film star since 1987.


After Stephanie picks her family up at the airport, where does she drive them to?

Laird's house is much larger than they ever would have expected. The family was planning to stay at a hotel, but plans changed a little bit upon their arrival at Laird's.


Laird has quite the ________.

Laird is an extremely warm and welcoming person. However, he has a tendency to use swear words. He is so excited to meet the Flemings, he exclaims, "Motherf*&^king Flemings are in the house!" when they arrive!


What type of company does Laird own?

Laird is the CEO of a video game company and it has been extremely profitable for him. We immediately see the contrast between Laird and Ned as they meet for the first time.


What is the name of Laird's right-hand man?

Gustav serves Laird at any request, including physical training. He also assists Laird by being his voice of reason.


Which actor plays the role of Gustav?

Keegan-Michael Key was born on March 22, 1971, in Michigan. He starred in "Key & Peele" and "Playing House." He was also a cast member of "MADtv" and appeared several times on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"


As a tribute to the Flemings, what does Laird have tattooed on his body?

Not only did he have the image of their Christmas card tattooed on him, it also included the words, "Happy Holidays." The tattoo reveal was part of the film's preview.


What is inside the tank located in Laird's living room?

The moose is preserved in a liquid-filled tank, right in his living room. The group is quite intrigued by this centerpiece.


The moose tank is filled to the brim with...

Later in the film, Ned and Laird get into a physical altercation and Laird stands on top of the tank. It then breaks, and the moose urine goes all over the place!


What is Ned's favorite sport?

Ned is quite the bowler. Laird, who has learned this about him, has a bowling alley installed in his home, complete with a mural of Ned's "crotch-chop" pose.


Laird's home is free of what item?

Laird's home is paper-free. Therefore there is no toilet paper, paper to write on, or even towels. This baffles Ned to the fullest, especially when he needs to go #2!


What is the name of the voice system in Laird's house?

Justine's voice was recorded by actress Kaley Cuoco. She was born on November 30, 1985, and is known for playing Bridget Hennessy in "8 Simple Rules" and Penny Hofstadter on "The Big Bang Theory."


Where does Laird ask Ned for his blessing to propose to Stephanie?

Laird takes Ned on a walk through the woods and they arrive at Laird's teepee, where he goes to relax and think. Ned says no, but seems to be open to the idea of Laird winning him over.


Who has Ned been grooming to take over the printing business?

Scotty is 15 years old. While staying at Laird's, Scotty tries out some of Laird's new video games and provides him with feedback. Laird convinces him that he should share his innovative ideas with his dad for the future of the printing business.


What is the name of Ned's co-worker who helps him hack into Laird's personal computer?

Kevin DIngle helps Ned try to hack into Laird's computer, but unfortunately he gets caught by Laird's anti-hacking program. Kevin's computer then crashes, with a very animated notification!


What is the password to Laird's computer?

Kevin makes several naughty suggestions to Ned as to what Laird's password might be. After several failed attempts, Ned finally notices a piece of paper under the keyboard with StephaniesDude written on it. This is his password!


Where does Ned hide when Laird and Stephanie engage in physical activity in his office?

This was particularly awkward for Ned because his daughter was on TOP of the desk. He is forced to hide and listen to the activities going on!


What was one of the main components of Laird's planned proposal?

Laird planned to release doves from the back of the helicopter as part of his proposal to Stephanie. However, Ned convinces him that she doesn't like that flashy stuff and that she loves him just for who he is.


Who comes out of the helicopter to serenade Stephanie for Laird's proposal?

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS come out of the helicopter and begin playing,"I Was Made for Lovin' You." These were real cameos by Simmons and Stanley!


What does Ned call Laird at the end of the film?

Ned refers to Laird as "son" - revealing to the viewers that he has finally accepted Laird as a good human being who loves his daughter. Though she says no to his proposal, she still wants to continue dating Laird and finish college before they get married!


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