In four days, Jerry Peyser and Steve Tobias will become in-laws when their respective offspring, Melissa Peyser and Mark Tobias, get married. Married Jerry is a Chicago area podiatrist. He is risk averse to an extreme, afraid of heights including being in tall buildings and flying, even watching airline commercials. He is also extremely controlling, having organized the lavish wedding against the simple affair Melissa had envisioned. He is aggravated that he has not yet met Steve, who has missed one family function after another. Divorced Steve is a photocopy machine salesman... or so Mark says. In reality, Steve is a deep undercover CIA field agent, something that Mark knows but is unable to divulge to anyone, even Tracy and her family. His work, which has always overtaken his life, is the reason Steve has missed all these family events. Steve is unwilling to hand over reigns of his cases to his junior partner, the capable Angela Harris. Steve finally meets the Peysers, which Steve ...
He's not losing his daughter. He's gaining a madman.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for suggestive humor, language, some drug references and action violence
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23 May 2003 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Wedding Party
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,319,848,
25 May 2003
Gross USA: $20,453,431
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $26,891,849
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The film was made and release about twenty-four years after its source original motion picture of the same name The In-Laws
(1979) had been made and first released in 1979. See more
A submarine would never be able to get into the Great Lakes undetected as Lake St. Clair's deepest point is 27 ft. The conn tower would be showing the entire way of the trip through the lake. See more
This wedding is going to be as normal as butter on mashed potatoes.
As the end credits start, the camera moves out over the water. After a while, we see and hear Angela Harris (Robin Tunney) waving and calling for help. See more
The Way We Were
Written by Marvin Hamlisch
, Alan Bergman
and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Boston Pops Orchestra
(as The Boston Pops Orchestra), Arthur Fiedler
Courtesy of The RCA Victor Group
Under license from BMG Special Products, Inc. See more