It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam, and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male nurse come roaring back. When Greg and Pam's entire clan--including Pam's lovelorn ex, Kevin (Owen Wilson)--descends for the twins' birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack that he's fully capable as the man of the house. But with all the misunderstandings, spying, and covert missions, will Greg pass Jack's final test and become the family's next patriarch, or will the circle of trust be broken for good?Written by
Dustin Hoffman initially declined to reprise his role as Bernie Focker, being unhappy with the script, and the replacement of Director Jay Roach with Paul Weitz. However, both Hoffman and Universal eventually agreed on him shooting six scenes. See more »
When Jack Byrnes searches on Google, location contains search condition "jack burns" while Google search field contains "jack byrnes." Also the screen is from Internet Explorer while search has the Safari browser as the client. See more »
My two cents: The way you deal with Jack, no matter what he does, just smother that guy with kisses. He'll be putty in your hands.
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The end credits sequence has a scene where Jack watches a remixed video of Greg on Youtube making fun of Jack at a press conference. See more »
One can certainly understand the kind of paralyzing pressure scenarists John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey must have been under coming up with a script for "Little Fockers," the second sequel to "Meet the Parents," that genuine comedy gem from 2000. After all it's not every day of the week that one gets to write for the likes of Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffmann, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Ben Stiller, Laura Dern and Owen Wilson, et. al. But the resultant farrago of painfully contrived setups, off-color and potty-mouthed humor (starting with the movie's title), gross-out sight gags and shopworn slapstick is unworthy of the acting talents involved in the project - and of any thinking adult, come to think of it.
The one bit of good news is that Hoffmann and Streisand have been accorded very little screen time, which, all things considered, is probably the best thing that could have happened to them. As to those who do not get off quite so easy, it's nothing that a few casting agent firings can't rectify in the long run.
As to the movie itself, it's an unmitigated fiasco.
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