Meet the Parents (film series) - Wikipedia
Meet the Fockers cast: Award winners Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman Blythe Blythe Danner have actually done what they've done – i.e., Meet the Fockers – unless you . Meet the Fockers trailer: Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures. With Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner. Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is Meet the Fockers .. "Look at the light coming out of the earth" during the Universal logo, and "Look at the boy sitting on the moon" during the Dreamworks logo. Teri Polo, Blythe Danner, and Owen Wilson also star. Meet the Parents is a remake of a film of the same name directed by Greg Glienna and produced by.
Greg and Pam travel to Pam's parents' house to attend Pam's sister's wedding. Greg hopes to propose to Pam in front of her family after receiving her father's permission. But this plan is put on hold when the airline loses his luggage, including the engagement ring.
Jack takes an instant dislike to Greg and openly criticizes him for his choice of career as a male nurse and whatever else he sees as a difference between Greg and the Byrnes family.
Greg tries to impress Jack, but his efforts fail. Greg becomes even more uncomfortable after he receives an impromptu lie detector test from Jack and later learns from Pam that her father is a retired CIA counterintelligence officer. Meeting the rest of Pam's family and friends, Greg still feels like an outsider. Despite efforts to impress the family, Greg's inadvertent actions make him an easy target for ridicule and anger: He accidentally gives Pam's sister a black eye during a water volleyball mishap; uses a malfunctioning toilet that floods the Byrnes' back yard with sewage; sets the wedding altar on fire and inadvertently leads Jack to think he is a marijuana user.
Later, Greg loses Jinx and replaces him with a stray whose tail he spray paints to make him look like Mr. Also after Greg spray-paints the cat's tail the cat is left alone in the house while the whole family are out and when the family arrive home they find that the cat has damaged and destroyed all the wedding possessions.
It is then that the truth is revealed about the cat and everybody especially Jack is absolutely furious with Greg with the fact that he's almost ruined the whole wedding.
Jack denies turning Pam against Greg, saying that Greg did that himself through his dishonesty. Jack says he always demands honesty, which is when Greg reveals to Pam that Jack never retired and is still in the CIA. Jack is forced to admit that he is right.
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Unfortunately for Greg the incident in which he caught Jack with one of his associates and carrying out a phone call in Thai was actually Jack preparing a surprise honeymoon for Pam's sister and her fiance which makes him even angrier at Greg. Jack reveals that the person he met at the supermarket was his travel-agent and he was receiving Debbie and her fiance's visas.
By now, the entire Byrnes family, including Pam, agrees that it is best for Greg to leave. Unwillingly, Greg goes to the airport where he is detained by airport security for refusing to check in his recently returned luggage. Back at the Byrnes household, Jack tries to convince his wife and Pam that Greg would be an unsuitable husband.
'Fockers' is a house guest that won't leave
Upon receiving retribution from both his wife and Pam, Jack realizes that Pam truly loves Greg. Jack rushes to the airport, convinces airport security to release Greg and brings him back to the Byrnes household. Greg proposes to Pam. She accepts, and her parents agree that they should now meet Greg's parents. After Debbie's wedding, Jack views footage of Greg recorded by hidden cameras that he had placed strategically around their house.
As Jack watches Greg and hears what Greg has to say, Jack gets furious at Greg for the insults towards Jack and his son Deny, who Jack believes is still innocent with the drugs. Jack then turns the TV off with hostility dreading the fact that Greg is going to be his future son-in-law. Meet the Fockers [ edit ] Main article: But rather than going to the airport as planned, Jack decides to drive the family to Miami to meet the Fockers in his new RV.
Once they arrive, they are greeted by Greg's eccentric but fun-loving and amiable father, Bernie Hoffmanand mother, Roz Streisandwho is a sex therapist for elder couples.
Worried that Jack may be put off by the Fockers' lifestyle, Greg convinces Roz to pretend that she is a yoga instructor for the weekend. Though Jack and Bernie get off to a good start, small cracks begin to form between Jack and the Fockers, due to their contrasting personalities.
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Things are made worse when a chase between the Fockers' dog, Moses, and the Byrnes' cat, Jinx, culminates with Jinx flushing Moses down the RV's toilet, forcing Bernie to destroy it to save Moses, and later on when Bernie accidentally injures Jack's back during a game of football. Pam, meanwhile, informs Greg that she is pregnant, but the two decide to keep it a secret from Jack, who does not know they are having sex.
Jack, however, becomes suspicious of Greg's character again when they are introduced to the Focker's housekeeper, Isabel Villalobos Alanna Ubachwith whom Bernie reveals Greg had a sexual affair fifteen years before. Jack later takes the RV to Isabel's fifteen-year-old son, Jorge Ray Santiagoto fix the toilet, but is disturbed by Jorge's striking resemblance to Greg and begins to suspect he may be Greg's son with Isabel.
Growing envious of Bernie and Roz's active sex life, Dina consults Roz on sex tips in order to seduce Jack, but none of them work.
Things eventually come to a crunch when Greg is left alone to babysit Little Jack, whom Jack has been raising via the Ferber method. Plot[ edit ] Five years after the events of the previous film, Gaylord "Greg" Focker Stiller is preparing to celebrate his twins Samantha and Henry's fifth-birthday party.
Recently, Jack has been diagnosed with a heart condition and become embittered by his daughter Debbie's divorce from her husband Bob their marriage was the social event in the first film and how Jack and Greg metfor cheating on her with a nurse. Jack's original plan was to declare Bob his successor as head of the Byrnes family, but he decides to pass the role to Greg, naming him "The Godfocker". Despite Greg reluctantly accepting the role, Jack resumes his spying on him and begins to suspect him of infidelity when he sees him with drug representative Andi Garcia Albawho openly flirts with him, and the presence of Sustengo erection pills in Greg's house prompts Jack to think Greg is no longer sexually attracted to his wife Pam Polo.
Furthermore, Jack starts to doubt Greg's ability to provide for his family when he appears reluctant to send his children to a private school. During a medical conference promoting Sustengo, Greg meets Bob at a bar.
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Bob tells Greg of Jack's original intention to name him as successor, "The Bobfather", and his relief and happiness at leaving Jack's family makes Greg slightly uncomfortable. Eventually, following a row at a clinic, Greg escapes to his and Pam's unfinished new house, where Andi turns up. She tries to cheer him up with takeout and wine, but she drinks so much wine also popping many erection pills that she gets excessively drunk and makes an eccentric, extremely aggressive sexual pass on Greg.
Jack, looking for Greg so he can apologize to him and bring him home, pulls up to the house and sees through the window what looks like Greg and Andi having sex, although Greg is actually trying to rebuff Andi's advances.
Disgusted, Jack leaves, and tells Dina and Pam that he couldn't find Greg. Greg's parents Bernie Hoffman and Roz Streisand rejoin the family at the twins' birthday party the next day.