The Wedding Ringer is a 2015 loving comedy film co-written and directed by Jeremy Garelick. It stars Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting. The film was produced by Adam Fields, Will Packer Productions and Miramax Films, distributed by Screen Gems, and released just more or less January 16, 2015.
Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart) provides best man services for guys who don't have the connections necessary for a wedding. As Doug Harris (Josh Gad), a active tax attorney, and his fiancee Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) are planning for their wedding hours of hours of hours of day, Doug becomes disturbed searching for a best man. He faints and is referred to Jimmy's company, The Best Man Inc., by his party planner, Edmundo (Ignacio Serricchio).
Doug is sent to The Best Man Inc., by Otis (Corey Holcomb), which is located under an amusement park. Doug meets Jimmy and asks him to obtain your hands on a "Golden Tux" (seven groomsmen) to go together in the middle of taking into account Gretchen's bridesmaids, which has never been curtains in the back. Jimmy refuses, claiming he is complacent and doesn't pretension the pressure. After hearing Doug's plea, Jimmy agrees to be his best man along once a payment of $50,000 and all expenses paid. When going greater than the formalities for the wedding, Doug tells Jimmy his proclaim is Bic Mitchum.
Jimmy recruits some former connections. Fitzgibbons (Colin Kane), a criminal who escaped from a federal prison, agrees to be a groomsman because there will be seven bridesmaids to hit regarding speaking. Next, he recruits Lurch (Jorge Garcia), a plumber, who agrees to profit away from his nagging wife. Lastly, he recruits Reggie (Affion Crockett), an airline security agent, who agrees because there will be cordial food. Jimmy, his secretary Doris (Jenifer Lewis), Fitzgibbons, Lurch, and Reggie, interview people comfortable to make laugh the four permanent spots based something taking into account their "party trick distractions." They choose Kip (Alan Ritchson), a sexy man as soon as a stutter, Endo (Aaron Takahashi), who has three testicles, Bronstein (Dan Gill), who can dislocate and relocate his shoulder, and Otis, who can pronounce all sentence backwards.
Doug, fired, tells Gretchen that "Bic" flew in from El Salvador, and he will be at the wedding. He along with presents to her two honeymoon tickets to Tahiti. Gretchen insists that Bic comes to the intimates brunch. Doug meets Jimmy and they memorize their identities. Doug plus tells Jimmy that he must achievement as a military priest from North Dakota.
At the brunch, Gretchen's father Ed (Ken Howard) asks Jimmy what pension of North Dakota he's from. Doug becomes agitated and concerning blows his own cover until Jimmy accidentally sets Grandma (Cloris Leachman) concerning blaze. They admit her to the emergency room, and Jimmy makes taking place a lie to Ed that Doug used to show football. Ed challenges Jimmy and Doug to a football game once some of his pass conservatory teammates who will be at the wedding.
Doug meets his groomsmen, who he is initially not ardent of. Doris gives every of them function identities, the entire of which share the last names of capably-known Los Angeles sports figures (Plunkett, Rambis, Garvey, Alzado, Drysdale, Carew, and Dickerson) which they have to memorize. Jimmy takes the groomsmen as regards put-on photo shoots of skydiving, scuba-diving, bowling, perspective a marathon, and climbing mountains. As Jimmy realizes Doug start to doubt him, he is taken to Edmundo's dwelling. Doug learns Edmundo's flamboyant personality is just a ruse for bigger situation. Edmundo tells him that the only key is to engross Gretchen and her mom Lois (Mimi Rogers) and nothing else matters. To prove to Doug how immense he is at being a best man, Jimmy takes Doug to a wedding where the best man (Josh Peck) makes a detestable speech. After, they have drinks and exploit off their dance moves. The two beverage after the wedding and chat. Jimmy said he made an excellent best man speech for a young person friend which led to his career as a wedding ringer. Doug said that his father was an international tax attorney and moved frequently as a child, therefore he never got to make links. He moreover tells Jimmy he's never been regarding a "boy trip" and just wants a friend to "sit all along and have a beer once." When his parents died, Doug took as soon as more the matter, and be responsive consumed him, management away him without a best man. Jimmy drives Doug home, and reiterates that they are in a issue association, and Doug, although molest, agrees.
Jimmy, thinking about what Doug said, is reminded by Doris why he started his business in the first place. She tells Jimmy he needs a valid friend for himself, and he is goaded to get your hands on the ablaze of the wedding.
The neighboring-door day, Doug is captured by Reggie and Fitzgibbons and taken to his outrageous bachelor party. He is introduced to Nadia (Nicky Whelan), who tries to seduce him. Doug otherwise befriends her and she highly developed puts peanut butter vis--vis his genitals. Doug, who is blindfolded, is unaware that Jimmy and Nadia has a basset hound to lick off the peanut butter. When the prank goes awry, the groomsmen and Nadia race to the hospital and evade a cop chase. When Doug wakes going on the when daylight, Nadia kisses him goodbye, and hints she would gone to know him bigger. Later, the groomsmen court lawsuit football subsequent to Ed and his educational football connections, including Joe Namath, John Riggins, and Ed "Too Tall" Jones. A mud bowl ensues and Ed blows out his knee upon the last comport yourself.
At the rehearsal dinner that night, Gretchen's bridesmaids sing a way of beast, though Doug's groomsmen make a slideshow of the be in pictures they by now took, winning Gretchen on summit of. That night, Gretchen, speaking to Doug, notices Bic razors and Mitchum deodarant in their cabinets. She recognizes the familiarity in the last names of the groomsmen and deduces the plot. She asks Doug roughly it but he brushes it off, proverb Gretchen is paranoid, to which she reluctantly agrees.
On the hours of daylight of the wedding, the intimates priest cancels and is replaced by Jimmy's primordial Catholic scholarly principal. Doug hatches an idea where Reggie and Fitzgibbons take possession of the priest and Jimmy officiates the wedding as Bic Mitchum. The wedding reception is initially vigorous. Jimmy passes Gretchen and congratulates her upon the wedding. Gretchen exclaims that the wedding is a catastrophe because her grandmother has third degree burns, her father's knee is blown out, the food is bad, the bridesmaids are not attracted to the groomsmen, the zipper upon her dress is blinking, and she isn't marrying the man she loves. Gretchen confesses to Jimmy she without help married Doug because she was weary of having bad contact and he can easily manage to pay for the lavish lifestyle she wants. Doug overhears this in the bathroom and tells Jimmy that he can't go through as well as the in flames of the wedding. Jimmy dismisses Doug's ideas and makes the best man speech. Before Jimmy wraps happening his best man speech, Doug stops it and reveals he and Gretchen aren't married to the front "Bic" is not a genuine priest. He along with tells everyone that his groomsmen are show. Jimmy, Doug, and the groomsmen mean to recess out. Before behave as a upshot, Jimmy asks Gretchen's sister, Allison (Olivia Thirlby) upon a date, which she accepts. Doug pays Jimmy his $50,000 bearing in mind he promised and they be supportive each tallying's friendship. As they depart, Jimmy has an idea.
They use Doug's first class honeymoon tickets to Tahiti, taking him upon a guy trip where the groomsmen, Edmundo, Doris, and Nadia, who begins her romance gone Doug, party in first class.