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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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Jay Roach

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Greg Glienna (characters), Mary Ruth Clarke (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert De Niro ... Jack Byrnes
Ben Stiller ... Greg Focker
Dustin Hoffman ... Bernie Focker
Barbra Streisand ... Rozalin Focker
Blythe Danner ... Dina Byrnes
Teri Polo ... Pam Byrnes
Owen Wilson ... Kevin Rawley
Spencer Pickren Spencer Pickren ... Little Jack
Bradley Pickren Bradley Pickren ... Little Jack
Alanna Ubach ... Isabel Villalobos
Ray Santiago ... Jorge Villalobos
Tim Blake Nelson ... Officer LeFlore
Shelley Berman ... Judge Ira
Kali Rocha ... Flight Attendant
Dorie Barton ... Airline Clerk
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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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And you thought your parents were embarrassing. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

22 December 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meet the Parents 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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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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Technical Specs

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| (TV)

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DTS | Dolby | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Roz Focker (Barbra Streisand) gives Jack (Robert De Niro) a massage where he lies shirtless on a massage table and she rubs his back and then runs her hands down under his belly. After doing that a few times, she says, "Oops, hit some driftwood" (an erection joke). Coincidence is, Barbra Streisand acted in Maurice Tei Dunn's play, "Driftwood", in New York City in 1959. See more »

Goofs

When Gaylord has been injected with the truth serum and is talking on stage, his microphone is sometimes loose in his hand and sometimes stuck on the microphone stand. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gunther - Immigrant Man: You must do something! Baby's coming!
Greg Focker: Yes, I know baby's coming. Miss, you have to stay calm and take deep breaths, okay?
[to an admitting nurse named Myra]
Greg Focker: Myra! I need a doctor here right now!
Admitting Nurse: I'm working on it!
Venka - Immigrant Woman: You're not doctor?
Greg Focker: No, I'm a nurse.
Gunther - Immigrant Man: You're a man and you're a nurse?
Venka - Immigrant Woman: What kind of man is nurse?
[...]
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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 »

Alternate Versions

US DVD release features an extended edition which incorporates the deleted scenes (from the special features) into the theatrical cut and runs 124 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Visions (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock & Roll Part 2
Written by Gary Glitter and Mike Leander
Performed by Gary Glitter
Courtesy of Snapper Music PLC
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One hilarious movie
17 December 2004 | by the-movie-guySee all my reviews

In this sequel to 'Meet the Parents,' Gaylord Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has finally invited his fiancée's parents, ex-CIA agent Jack Byrnes and his wife (Robert DeNiro and Blythe Danner) to meet his parents. Jack wants to know if Greg came from a good gene pool. Jack discovers that the Fockers are very strange. The Dad (Dustin Hoffman) is a hippie and retired lawyer, and the Mom (Barbara Streisand) is an open sex therapist. Jack begins to thinks this is not a good family for his daughter to marry into. Greg's parents are so proud of Greg that they have a wall of honor with Greg's ninth and tenth place sports awards. The two families try to become one family. This was one hilarious movie, which I laughed from beginning to end. This is proof of the old adage, that actors don't like to work with children and animals, because they stole the movie. The child spoke with sign language and had some of the best comedy scenes of the movie. The toilet scene with the cat and dog was just so funny. (Universal, Run time 1:30, Rated PG-13) (8/10)


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