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The In-Laws ()


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On the eve of their children's marriage, NYC in-laws Sheldon Kornpett and Vince Ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the CIA, the Treasury Department and Central American... See more »

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Vince Ricardo
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Sheldon Kornpett
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Gen. Garcia
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Carol Kornpett
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Barbara Kornpett
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Jean Ricardo
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Tommy Ricardo
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Mo (as Paul Lawrence Smith)
Carmine Caridi ...
Angie
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Barry Lutz
Sammy Smith ...
Mr. Hirschorn
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Bing Wong
Barbara Dana ...
Bank Teller
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Mrs. Adelman
Álvaro Carcaño ...
Edgardo (as Alvaro Carcano)
Jorge Zepeda ...
Carlos
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Alfonso (as Sergio Calderon)
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Cab Driver
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Ski Mask
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T Man #1
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Deliveryman #1
Brass Adams ...
Deliveryman #2
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Sen. Jesus Braunschweiger
Danny Kwan ...
Billy Wong
Maurice Sneed ...
Paint Boy
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Evita (as Rosana Soto)
Jim Goodwin ...
Guard
Mitchell Group ...
Second Guard
Carmen Dragon ...
Carmen Dragon
Peter Miller ...
Bank Manager
Hanna King ...
Vicki
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Al
Carlos Montalbo ...
Lieutenant
Tom Degidon ...
Bartender
Tony DiFalco ...
T Man #2 (as Tony Di Falco)
John Daheim ...
T Man #3 (as John Day)
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Driver
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Workman
Bill Houston ...
Officer
Terry Bolo ...
Ad Lib #1
Drew Michaels ...
Ad Lib #2
Judith Garwood ...
Ad Lib #3
Ellen Clark ...
Ad Lib #4

Directed by

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Arthur Hiller

Written by

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Andrew Bergman ... (written by)

Produced by

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Alan Arkin ... executive producer
Arthur Hiller ... producer
William Sackheim ... producer
Dorothy Wilde ... associate producer

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John Morris

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David M. Walsh ... director of photography

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Robert Swink ... (as Robert E. Swink)

Editorial Department

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Dennis Wooley ... assistant film editor

Casting By

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Dianne Crittenden

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Pato Guzman

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Ernie Bishop
Robert De Vestel

Makeup Department

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Del Armstrong ... makeup artist
Mark Busson ... makeup artist
Francine Haendiges ... hair stylist
Dione Taylor ... hair stylist

Production Management

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David Silver ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Carole Keligian ... assistant director trainee
John T. Kretchmer ... second assistant director (as John Kretchmer)
Jack Roe ... assistant director

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Sidney H. Greenwood ... property master (as Syd Greenwood)
Michael J. Smith ... construction coordinator (as Michael Smith)
Stan Cockerell ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Robert W. King ... carpenter (uncredited)
Richard M. Kristy ... lead man (uncredited)

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Clint Althouse ... boom man
Les Fresholtz ... re-recording mixer
Larry Jost ... sound mixer
Michael Minkler ... re-recording mixer
Arthur Piantadosi ... re-recording mixer
Sam F. Shaw ... sound effects editor (as Sam Shaw)
Ken Dufva ... foley artist (uncredited)
Jerry Jacobson ... adr editor (uncredited)
Julie Keye ... asst. sound editor (uncredited)

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Milt Rice ... special effects
Tony Parmelee ... special effects (uncredited)
Kevin Pike ... special effects assistant (uncredited)

Stunts

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Bennie E. Dobbins ... stunt (as Bennie Dobbins)
Chris Howell ... stunt
John Hudkins ... stunt
Gray Johnson ... stunt
Mike Johnson ... stunt
John Moio ... stunt
Rick Sawaya ... stunt
Jerry Summers ... stunt (as Jerry Sommers)
Chuck Waters ... stunt
Phil Chong ... stunts (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns Jr. ... stunt driver (uncredited)
Victor Paul ... stunts (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne ... stunt driver (uncredited)

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Eric D. Andersen ... camera operator (as Eric Andersen)
Jack Gereghty ... still photographer
Norman Harris ... gaffer
Ron Kenyon ... best boy
Richard Moran ... key grip
Johnny Walker ... first assistant cameraman (as John Walker)
Robert Seaman ... additional camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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John A. Anderson ... costume supervisor (as John Anderson)
Phyllis Garr ... costumer: women

Location Management

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Paul Pav ... location manager

Music Department

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Jerry MacDonald ... music editor (as Jerry Macdonald)
William Sackheim ... choral supervisor (as Bill Sackheim)
Dan Wallin ... score mixer (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Joel Marrow ... transportation coordinator
John M. Woodward ... transportation captain (as John Woodward)
Bobby Marsh ... driver (uncredited)
Joseph Sullivan ... driver (uncredited)

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Phyllis Gardner ... unit publicist
Florence Luneau ... secretary to producer
Don Record ... title design
Dolores Rubin ... script supervisor (as Dolores Levin)
Lee Stitch ... production secretary
Brenda White ... secretary to director
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

In preparation for his daughter's wedding, dentist Sheldon Kornpett meets Vince Ricardo, the groom's father. Vince, a manic fellow who claims to be a government agent, then proceeds to drag Sheldon into a series of chases and misadventures from New York to Central America. Written by Scott Renshaw

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Taglines The FIRST Certified Crazy Person's Comedy. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Ne tirez pas sur le dentiste (France)
  • Zwei in Teufels Küche (Germany)
  • Los suegros (Spain)
  • Stamatiste! Mi varate to giatro! (Greece)
  • Una strana coppia di suoceri (Italy)
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  • 103 min
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Budget $9,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia After The In-Laws (2003) came out, Alan Arkin called Peter Falk to congratulate him on all the great reviews he was getting from critics recalling the original as they trashed the remake. See more »
Goofs It is mentioned at least once and seen on a newspaper headline that the United States Mint (Mint) was robbed. The Mint deals with coins. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) deals with currency. The BEP would have the engravings for currency, not the Mint. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Rocky II/The In-Laws/Lost and Found/Escape from Alcatraz/The Main Event (1979). See more »
Soundtracks Trees See more »
Quotes Vince Ricardo: Serpentine Shelly. Serpentine!
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