John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary.
A Jewish male nurse plans to ask his live-in girl friend to marry him. However, he learns that her strict father expects to be asked for his daughter's hand before she can accept. Thus begins the visit from Hell as the two travel to meet Mom and Dad, who turns out to be former CIA with a lie detector in the basement. Coincidentally, a sister also has announced her wedding to a young doctor. Of course everything that can go wrong, does, including the disappearance of Dad's beloved Himalayan cat, Jinxie. Written by
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Jack's knowledge of the NATO standard phonetic alphabet (Foxtrot, Oscar, Charlie, Kilo, Echo, Romeo, aka Focker) is all accurate. See more »
The MA1000e alarm system has only 6 zones - it is strange that Jack, having been at CIA, fully aware of security concerns, is content with that small an alarm system, given the size and complexity of his house (the house would require at least a GEM-1632 panel with a maximum of 32 zones but that system has a slightly but noticeably different keypad). See more »
I just feel sorry the poor boy never had a home-cooked meal. What kind of family doesn't have time to sit down for dinner?
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During the opening logos, the singers in the theme music are lyrically commenting "Look at the light coming out of the earth" during the Universal logo, and "Look at the boy sitting on the moon" during the Dreamworks logo. See more »
Before I was forced to watch this movie I had already guessed the story. Some of the gags were amusing but they just had Ben Stiller, aka Gaylord 'Greg' Focker, messing up EVERY single thing. It made the movie very tired.
This movie could've been much better (but not less predictable) if they'd had half as many gags but made them more likely and deeper.
Not one of Robert De Niro's better moments. Shame really.
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