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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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nurse | jock strap | vasectomy | dancing | dna | See more »

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And you thought your parents were embarrassing. 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)  »

Also Known As:

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

The rum bottle that the Fockers have in their house is Mount Gay Rum. See more »

Goofs

In Meet the Parents Pam tells Greg that her father had been in the CIA for 34 years. However, in the jail scene towards the end of the movie, Jack tells Bernie that he was in the CIA for only 32 years. See more »

Quotes

Dina Byrnes: Oh, Jack, isn't it wonderful? The kids are *finally* getting married?
Jack Byrnes: [about Little Jack] Wait a second; I think he spoke!
[pushes Dina aside]
Jack Byrnes: Little Jack! Were you about to speak?
[Little Jack passes gas]
Jack Byrnes: It's nothing, just a little flatulence. What were you saying, Dina?
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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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) See more »

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A waste of time
16 February 2005 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

It's incredible how awful this movie is. Very sad to see De Niro, Hoffman and even Streisand in this fiasco. Another example of US filming decadence. Stupid history, forced situations and poor performances. The best thing about the movie is the little boy acting with signs. The situation about the families is totally ridiculous and at the end everything is solved as usual, the happy ending and everyone are in peace with each other. Predictable situations are present all the time, since the fake breast, Stiller's speech under drugs, pregnancy, etc. Another movie with the same structure: a preface, a simple comedy/drama and a happy ending. No more to think, everything is solved. Another stupid movie to forget very quickly (I hope). No more to say about it. Awful


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