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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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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 »

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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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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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Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro appeared in Sleepers (1996) and Wag the Dog (1997). See more »

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When Jack meets Greg's "supposed" son at Isabel's home for the first time, Jack alternates between having his arms crossed with his hands on his hips between shots. See more »

Quotes

Roz Focker: [giving Jack a Hawaiian massage] You are a caged lion! But lions can't be captive their entire lives. They have to be free to roam the bush. Free and wild! Your wife is a hot sexy tigress and she's waiting for you to pounce on her! Let me hear you roar, baby, roar! Your body is talking to me. It's hungry for action! I can feel it. Unleash the beast inside you, Jack!
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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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Not as good as the original, but its' still a satisfying sequel!
19 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

MEET THE FOCKERS made me laugh a lot. It probably has more laughs than the original, but the laughs aren't as big or as fresh or as subtle. And as sequels go, it contains many scenes that are mere variations of the original: the dinner gone wrong, the sports competition gone wrong, the pet gone wrong, the Owen Wilson cameo, the "focker" puns, etc. But many of the variations are quite inspired. Thanks to the terrific cast. De Niro, Stiller, Hoffman and Streisand all look like they're having a great time. Each is given a scene or two to really shine; De Niro and Hoffman fare the best. A child actor's also been added to the cast, and he's a scene-stealer. I just wish Blythe Danner (Mrs. Byrnes) and Teri Polo (Pam Focker) were given more to do. But, as entertaining as I thought the movie was, expect many critics to be turned off or pretend to be turned off by the numerous toilet jokes. I say, flock 'em!


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