Meet the Parents Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2340

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 476

Theatrical Release Date: 10/06/2000

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Jay Roach

Actors: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Owen Wilson, Jon Abrahams

Plot: A male nurse who is in love meets his girl friends parents for the first time. Little does he know that her father is a former spy for the CIA.

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Rating of
2.5/4

FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/05/2012

A very funny movie. It does though overdo it a little bit with both Stiller and De Niro.

Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 11/04/2012

I was pleasantly surprised by this; De Niro's performance is all the funnier by his totally deadpan delivery and Stiller is also comparatively restrained (although the fact that his character's name is Gay Focker prepares you for a certain lack of subtlety...)

Rating of
2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 11/04/2012

I was pleasantly surprised by this; De Niro's performance is all the funnier by his totally deadpan delivery and Stiller is also comparatively restrained (although the fact that his character's name is Gay Focker prepares you for a certain lack of subtlety...)

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Rating of
3.5/4

The circle trust is very hilarious.

mdtinney - wrote on 10/21/2009

Imagine asking Robert De Niro for his daughter's hand in marriage. (Shudder!) Now imagine he's an ex-CIA agent who keeps a lie detector in his basement. (Eek!) Now imagine you're Ben Stiller.
Now you see where "Meet the Parents" gets all its best laughs. A middling comedy-of-the-uncomfortable escapade in which casting is the key, "Parents" stars Stiller as Greg Focker, a very nervous boyfriend spending a nightmare weekend at the childhood home of the girl he loves (Teri Polo). Plagued by the worst of luck while trying desperately to buddy up to her folks, Greg's missing luggage containing the engagement ring is the least of his problems (that is, until the wrong bag is delivered later, packed with S&M paraphernalia). He can't seem to get a laugh out of Mom (Blythe Danner) and Dad to …

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