• Meet the Parents (2000)

Meet the Parents

Release Date: October 6th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Everything that can possibly go wrong for groom-to-be Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) does. The problems begin with Greg's disastrous first meeting with his girlfriend's family -- most notably her intimidating father Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and it's all downhill from there.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, James Rebhorn, Jon Abrahams, Phyllis George, Kali Rocha

Director: Jay Roach

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Nancy Tenenbaum Productions, Universal Pictures, Tribeca Productions, DreamWorks Pictures

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG, Universal Pictures

Keywords: Marriage, Hilarious, Fall, Father, Love, Amusing, 2000s, House, Underdog, Madcap

Ratings & Reviews

  • 83
    Cody ClarkMr. Showbiz

    It's funny. Really funny. show more

  • 88
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    De Niro and Stiller combine to bring on laughs you don't have to feel guilty about. show more

  • 88
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Many belly laughs. show more

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Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy