Meet the Parents Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner, Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Meet the Parents

In this comedy of manners that spoofs the old Woody Allen pictures of the 70's, Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro are a brilliant comedic duo. Greg wants to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but when he finds out he need to ask her father's permission to get engaged, they go to Oyster Bay to visit him. Jack doesn't take too well to Greg, and continues on throughout his visit. Soon, Jack is putting him on a lie detector machine, and watching his every move with hidden cameras. Later, Greg is told that Pam's father was actually in the CIA. The nervous Greg is soon giving Pam's sister a black eye for losing the family cat.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison

Greg goes to meet his fiance's parents, only to discover that her dad,Jack, is a former CIA agent, and he doesn't think that anyone, let alone Greg, is good enough for his daughter. Greg does his best to impress Jack, but he goofs up every time.
The review of this Movie prepared by Emily

A very funny movie about that first trip to the future in- laws. The film features Stiller as the soon to be son-in- law vising the father-in-law De Niro. What proceeds are misunderstandings.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brian Oliver

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   dysfunctional family How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   wealthy    -   rude people Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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