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“Meet the Parents” is a comedy film that was released in 2000. The movie tells the story of Greg Focker (), a male nurse who is planning to propose to his girlfriend, Pam Byrnes (). However, before he can ask for her hand in marriage, he must first meet her parents, Jack () and Dina (), who are extremely protective of their daughter. The film follows Greg as he tries to impress Pam's parents and win their approval, while also dealing with Jack's intimidating and suspicious behavior.


“Meet the Parents” is a funny and well-crafted movie that showcases the talents of its cast. delivers a hilarious performance as the nervous and clumsy Greg, while is equally brilliant as the tough and overbearing Jack. The chemistry between the two actors is fantastic, and their scenes together are the highlight of the movie. The film's script is sharp, and the humor is clever and subtle. Overall, “Meet the Parents” is a great comedy that stands the test of time.


“Meet the Parents” was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $330 million worldwide. The movie was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Original Song (“A Fool in Love” by Randy Newman) and a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.


“Meet the Parents” remains a popular movie and has become a cult classic in the comedy genre. The film has a 7/10 rating on IMDb and a 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie's success led to a sequel, “Meet the Fockers,” which was also well-received by audiences. Overall, “Meet the Parents” is a beloved comedy that continues to entertain audiences years after its release.

Directed by
Produced by Nancy Tenenbaum Jane Rosenthal
Screenplay by Jim Herzfeld John Hamburg
Story by Greg Glienna Mary Ruth Clarke
Based on Meet the Parents
by Greg GliennaMary Ruth Clarke
Starring , , , , , , ,
Music by Randy Newman
Cinematography Peter James
Edited by Jon Poll Greg Hayden
TriBeCa Productions Nancy Tenenbaum Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures (North America) DreamWorks Pictures (International)
Release date October 6, 2000
Running time 108 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $55 million
Box office $330.4 million

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