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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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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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$80,000,000 (estimated)

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$46,120,980 (USA) (26 December 2004)

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$279,261,160 (USA)
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Trivia

Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro had previously worked together on Barry Levinson's Wag the Dog (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Greg picks up the brick to throw at the RV, we can clearly see it "compress" in his hand, showing that it is made of sponge, not real brick. See more »

Quotes

Pam Byrnes: Did you tell your mother that I'm pregnant? Because she keeps touching my stomach and smiling like that.
Greg Focker: No, I didn't tell her. She guessed.
Pam Byrnes: She what?
Greg Focker: Yeah, and then she told my dad.
Pam Byrnes: Oh, my God.
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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 Meet the Fuckers (2005) See more »

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Going Up the Country
Written by Alan Wilson
Performed by Canned Heat
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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13 November 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

What else can I say? This was just a horribly unfunny film. And they thought that adding Streisand was a brilliant casting move?!! You've got to be kidding. She's just a perverted pathetic one-joke character. What were the writers thinking when they wrote this tripe? Were they that desperate to capitalize on the success of the first film that they threw everything but the kitchen sink at this piece of garbage? There's nothing to see with this film. Ben stiller is naturally funny but everyone else needs serious help. This film was a disgrace and absurd for the other actors.

They could have done some fun things with a sequel but instead they chose to pad the film with big name actors in hopes of attracting a bigger audience. The film would have been far better if they had gone with lesser known actors as the Focker parents.


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