The In-Laws
The In-Laws (2003)

When prospective fathers-in-law Steve Tobias and Jerry Peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their children's upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Dr. Jerome Peyser is a mild-mannered podiatrist with a well-organized daily… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 7, 2003
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
34%
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User Score
41%



Critic Score: 34% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bigger and slicker than the original, but not necessarily better.

Rex Reed
New York Observer

Humdrum direction fails to elevate an already bankrupt idea from its relentless doldrums.

Charles Taylor
Salon.com

This In-Laws isn't a disaster, it's just not very good.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

This movie has more misfires than hits.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Amazingly, the two versions have hit the casting bull's-eye twice in 24 years to provide superior entertainment.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Funny, if a bit broad.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Medíocre se analisada isoladamente, esta refilmagem se torna ainda mais constrangedora quando comparada ao divertido original.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

One of the problems with The In-Laws is that it spends as much time with the uninteresting and unfunny wedding story as it does with the spy stuff.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Its laughs are sweet-natured, and Heaven knows the lead players earn every one.

Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A sloppy excuse for 95 minutes of celluloid . . . Andrew Fleming's film should be outlawed for its sheer laziness alone.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Unnecessary remake of a classic comedy.
Wahida K
This Movie caused me a Headache.
Matt Goodman
Saw this a very long time ago. I remember I loved it, primarily because of Michael Doublas' hilarious performance. Grade: C+
Lady D'arbanville
Albert Brooks is by far the funniest thing about this film, it?s an easy watching film, but very much a no brainer.
Dead Angel
Oh man! I watched this because of Ryan Reynolds. But he was sorta like a special guest in it. It wasn't funny though. Don't waste your time on it.
Lanning : )
I must make sure to add the original to my Netflix queue -- now closiing in on 400 movies! I would love to see what Alan Arkin and Peter Falk made of this… More