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Meet the Fockers (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 December 2004 (USA)
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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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,120,980, 26 December 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$279,261,160

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$516,642,939
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Trivia

The actors and actress portraying Greg Focker's parents and in-laws have won a combined six Academy Awards. Dustin Hoffman (Bernie Focker) won two Oscars for Best Actor for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Rain Man (1988). Barbra Streisand (Roz Focker) won one Oscar for Best Actress for Funny Girl (1968) and one Oscar for Best Original Song for "Evergreen", from the film A Star Is Born (1976). Robert De Niro won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for The Godfather: Part II (1974) and another Oscar for Best Actor for Raging Bull (1980). See more »

Goofs

When Roz is giving Jack a massage, Greg opens the blinds to look into the room. When he opens the door, the blinds are closed. In the next shot, however, the blinds are open again. See more »

Quotes

Roz Focker: I'm wondering why you run around with a rubber boob strapped to your chest!
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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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How many times can they make a focker joke in this sequel
22 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie in no way did the first justice. When the writers sat down I think the only thing discussed was how many times they could throw the word focker in the movie. Gregs last name was a humorous topic in Meet the Parents, but it really falls flat in the sequel. Every two minutes they try to spin off a joke about focker or gaylord and it seriously got old in the first two minutes of the sequel. As for the rest of the movie it was incredibly unbelievable. The reason Meet the Parents was so successful is because the audience can relate to Gregs situation meeting the parents and the unfortunate situations that come about. If you plan on seeing this movie I really hope you still go to stitches every time you here the word focker and do not mind a mediocre sequel with cheap laughs. The only time I laughed during this movie is when some guy fell down the steps and spilled his popcorn.

And before I forget....If you cast a vote for this movie or any other please be realistic. Over 50% of the people who have casted a vote for this movie have given it a ten. How ignorant can you be. If you really think this movie is a classic I wonder how tough it was to grow up with an underdeveloped brain and would love to meet with you and discuss the brilliance that went into this movie. If you like the movie great, but don't skew the results so people actually think this is a classic. Save the 10 ratings for the Godfather, Shawshank redemption, braveheart, anything that didn't take a half an hour to write.


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