Two hard-partying brothers place an online ad to find the perfect dates for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves out-hustled by an uncontrollable duo.
When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down.
Hard-partying brothers Mike (Adam Devine) and Dave (Zac Efron) place an online ad to find the perfect dates (Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza) for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves outsmarted and out-partied by the uncontrollable duo. Written by
20th Century Fox
A few years ago late night comedic TV show hosts used to do this thing where they'd just use internet terms outside of the internet as the entire punchline to a joke. They'd say "YOLOOOOO!!!" and "L-O-L" and "Hashtag_____". The joke was that they were old and using young peoples lingo and internet things are funny so you don't even need to write any material just say those words apparently. That was some of the cringiest work going about. The modern version of that is just saying "Tinder" over and over and over again or using shock words like "finger ing" and saying that over and over and over until it looses its comedic shock. Thats what happened in this movie. Seriously there was at least 9 tinder jokes that were awkwardly slapped into scenes. Adam devine was the only saving grace in this flick. And even still it was a weak poor performance from him. You're better off stringing together an entire season of Workaholics and watching that instead of this, because this felt like a workaholics episode but 50% less funny.
It was really cring-y to watch the 2 chic characters try and act drunk for a good portion of the movie. They just slur their words and hicup a lot and mention "fist ing" and "tinder" and "finger ing" over and over, its not funny unless you've never been exposed to dirty humour before. Why didn't they just have a few drinks before filming? do some method acting would've made it more convincing then watching a clearly sober person act drunk. It looks like They were sipping on a fresh wheat grass juice under an umbrella and the director yelled "action" and they just started swaying around and slurring dialogue to appear inebriated. Hollywood seems to be the opposite to where it was years ago. The actors were all completely smashed drunk and on screen trying to act sober like Oliver Reed. The last thing I saw Audrey plaza in was that Father John Misty video and she was ace in those 3 mins. Sucked hard in this film though.
Im not sure if we have reached peak shock humour but i'd say we'd be close. There's only so many times you can just shout shocking words before the audience members become accustomed to those and it no longer has a comedic angle. At least in Workaholics they'd get creative with words, mixing stuff together and generating some new phareses like "Ayoooo-maggots!" The worlds changed and I don't think you can get away with this sort of thing anymore. You have to at some point start writing some proper material instead of relying on the laugh that comes from an audience member hearing a dirty word they've herd a million times in private but never on the big screen.
I think directors are forced to get Effron to take off his top in each movie because it translates to an extra 10 million views world wide $$$$$$$$. Hey the kid looks good. Shocking actor. Yes Audrey plazza even said "Hashtag" out loud as an actual joke in this film. pure toilet movie. Rubbish Trash Garbage
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