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Summary Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), 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 (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly ina...

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Summary Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), 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 (James Franco). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly ina...

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
39
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40% Mixed
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30% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
39
30% Positive
9 Reviews
40% Mixed
12 Reviews
30% Negative
9 Reviews

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Production Company Twentieth Century Fox, Red Hour Films, 21 Laps Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, 75 Year Plan Productions
Release Date Dec 23, 2016
Duration 1 h 51 m
Rating R
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Tagline Of all the guys his daughter could have chosen...
Sant Jordi Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination