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 ...
The cake is going to hit the fan
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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: $9,222,334,
26 May 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $20,440,627, 27 July 2003
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $3,905,032, 7 November 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
"The original The In-Laws
(1979) was a great movie," said producer Bill Todman Jr.
, who began developing a remake of the classic comedy several years ago with his partner, producer Joel Simon
. "But while we start with the same premise, we've walked pretty far away from the rest of the original story-line. This is a different movie for a different time and audience." See more
When Steve and Jerry are on the plane to France, the clock next to Jerry reads 7:10. However, in the next shot during the same conversation the clock reads 12:00. See more
Doctor, do you know what a roofie is?
Yeah I know what a roofie is, frat boys give them to girls at parties.
Oh no. Oh don't rape me.
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
Referenced in Gag Reel
Get Down Tonight
Written by Harry Wayne Casey
and Richard Finch
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of EMI Recorded Music and Rhino Entertainment Company
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