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Meet the Fockers (2004)

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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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

22 December 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meet the Fokkers 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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Little Jack says "ass...hole" nine times, the most said from a minor in a DreamWorks film. See more »

Goofs

Sodium pentathol works as a truth serum in that it relaxes a person and does make them very communicative, sharing thoughts without hesitation. This makes them easily guided in questioning since they speak first and think later. However, the person loses inhibition but not self-control. The person will not simply begin to spill information if they choose not to or are not prompted to do so. Sodium pentathol is also a commonly used anesthetic. A syringe with a highly concentrated dose of that amount would have put Gaylord out cold on the floor. He wouldn't have been awake enough to tell the truth. 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 »

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Spoofed in Date Movie (2006) See more »

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A Meeting by The River
Written by Ry Cooder, Vishwamohan Bhatt (as Vishwa Mohan Bhatt)
Performed by Ry Cooder and Vishwamohan Bhatt (as V.M. Bhatt)
Courtesy of Water Lily Acoustics Inc. and Jhankar Corp.
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User Reviews

 
Very Hilarious Sequel – Be Ready for a Non-Stop Laughing Mode
11 November 2005 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In this very hilarious sequel, Gaylord Myron Focker (Ben Stiller), his pregnant fiancée Pamela Byrnes (Teri Polo), his future father-in-law and retired CIA agent Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and his future mother-in-law Dina Byrnes (Blythe Danner) travel to Florida to visit Greg's parents, Bernie Focker (Dustin Hoffman) and the sex-therapist Roz Focker (Barbra Streisand). The dispute between the "Focker-ized" and very "Zen" family and the rigid and paranoid Jack Byrnes made me burst in a "non-stop laughing" mode not only along the movie, but also after, recalling the funny scenes and gags. The talent of Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro as comedians is very well-known by the audiences, but Dustin Hoffman surprised me how funny he is. Barbra Streisand is also excellent, and the jokes with the English word "Focker" are great. For my surprise, there are IMDb users that hated this movie, probably bitter people without sense of humor that unfortunately we stumble in our lives. If the reader of my simple review wants to laugh, see this movie. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Entrando Numa Fria Maior Ainda" (a slang, that means "Getting into a Bigger Trouble")


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