Rachel Chu (Constance Wu
), an American-born Chinese economics professor, realizes her current boyfriend, Nick (Henry Golding
), is one of the most desired unmarried men in his home city of Singapore and probably the rest of Asia.
She discovers this, and that fact that her boyfriend comes from an insanely wealthy family, when she heads with Nick to the wedding of his best friend. She also learns that nearly every unattached woman in his class of society is after him and are ready to take out Rachel by any means necessary.