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Meet the Fockers (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 December 2004 (USA)
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All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.

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Storyline

Having given permission to male nurse Greg Focker to marry his daughter, ex-CIA man Jack Byrnes and his wife travel to Miami to Greg's parents, who this time around are Mr. and Mrs. Focker, who are as different from them as can be. As asked in the first movie, what sort of people name their son Gaylord M. Focker? Written by Uber Minion

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Misery loves family. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »

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22 December 2004 (USA)  »

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Meet the Fokkers  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$181,458 (Norway) (18 February 2005)

Gross:

$279,167,575 (USA) (29 April 2005)
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Trivia

Robert De Niro says that Gregg's "son" looks like a young latino Marlon Brando. Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando both played the role of Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather franchise See more »

Goofs

Greg is clearly driving the motorhome on the interstate with two divided pairs of lanes going in opposite directions with white (not yellow) lines down the middle, yet one shot shows an SUV going past them in the opposite direction in the lane right next to them (and they're all in the wrong lane, too, for America). See more »

Quotes

Roz Focker: [giving Jack a Hawaiian massage] You are a caged lion! But lions can't be captive their entire lives. They have to be free to roam the bush. Free and wild! Your wife is a hot sexy tigress and she's waiting for you to pounce on her! Let me hear you roar, baby, roar! Your body is talking to me. It's hungry for action! I can feel it. Unleash the beast inside you, Jack!
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Jack is seen watching the tapings of his secret camera, this was also done in the first movie when he watched Greg, this time he sees all of the Fockers in the camera. Also, this time, Greg realizes he's on-camera, and he has some fun at Jack's expense before revealing he's onto the surveillance. See more »

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Atrocious
8 April 2008 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie is the pain. The only relief comes from the trained cast (less Ben Stiller which is playing his own style). If it weren't for the great actors playing in this movie, 5 minutes would have been more than enough. Anyway, trying to go all the way through almost two hours of distilled comedy-manure is quite an experience. All the jokes are forced, and the main quality of this particular movie is that you don't hear the background laughs you do on sitcoms.

I can't say this is the worse comedy movie I've ever seen. There are certainly worse cases. Without Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman and the others (Ben Stiller not included) this one has a good chance of joining the rest of the candidates for worst comedy.


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