Understand the Lingo of Mike and Dave


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.

Throughout the movie the literal ‘bro’ mance that takes place consists of a whole load of words that flew over our head the first time around, some are recognisable, others are not. So we take a look at some of the top ten urban dictionary terms and we have some examples of how they are used in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. You shall be confused no longer!


Killing it (verb): To do something very well. Dave, mate, you were killing it on that ATV!

Hammered (adjective): Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and becoming severely inebriated. Alice drank so many cocktails last night, she was absolutely hammered!

Go hard (verb): To do something to its fullest potential, giving 100% effort. Tatiana went hard on that ATV, man! That girl is insane!

Erin Brokovich (verb): A way of referencing an event, usually in a film, in which the event is simply called by the name of the person who was involved or the film in which it appeared. In this case, Erin Brokovich is a reference to the 2000 film. We should Erin Brokovich this.

Punch up (noun): To get into a fist fight or brawl. Mike and Dave got into a major punch up over some wedding drama.

Baller (noun): Someone who has increased their status in life, usually used to describe a person whose financial success has allowed them to live an excessively affluent lifestyle. Alice you are an absolute baller!

Rolling (verb): The high you get off ecstasy. Alice, did you get Jeanie rolling the night before the wedding?!

Ri Ri (noun): A nickname for Rhianna. Let’s play RiRi! She’s my jam!

Jam (noun): One’s absolute favourite song, can also be used as a verb meaning to dance. We were jamming out to some great 90s classics.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates arrives on Digital HD on December 3 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD on December 12, from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment