CINEMA REVIEW: The Wedding Ringer (15)

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COMEDY film The Wedding Ringer is sure to tickle your funny bone.

The comic caper follows lovable loser Doug Harris (Josh Gad) who is due to marry a girl he believes is way out of his league.

To avoid looking like he has no friends, Doug tells his bride-to-be Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) that he has his best man and seven groomsmen all lined up.

But as the big day approaches, Doug starts to crack under the pressure, until he learns about professional best man Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart).

The slick CEO of Best Man Inc. embarks on a mission to learn all he can about Doug in the coming days and convince his fiancée and her family that they’re the best friends who go way back.

On top of that, Jimmy gathers a band of misfits to pose as groomsmen for the upcoming nuptials.

The unlikely group provide huge laughs and some gross-out moments as they attempt to pull off the bachelor party, rehearsal dinner and the all-important wedding.

I was expecting to giggle – and I did, a lot, but I wasn’t expecting to be so touched.

The movie has some overwhelmingly heart-felt moments and is a real story of friendship.

Gad and Hart are an impressive duo who provide one outrageously funny scene after the next.

Gad, perhaps best known as the voice of Olaf in animated Disney hit Frozen, is completely lovable and Hart is a riot.

Whether it’s date night or a cinema trip with friends, The Wedding Ringer is definitely a good choice.

The Wedding Ringer is out now. See it at Cineworld Boldon. Click here to book tickets.

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