Meet the Fockers
Meet the Fockers (2004)

Now that Greg Focker is "in" with his soon-to-be in-laws, Jack and Dina Byrnes, it looks like smooth sailing for him and his fiancée, Pam. But that's before Pam's parents meet Greg's parents, Bernie and Roz Focker. The… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 2004
DVD Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Talented cast is wasted as the movie is content with recycling jokes from its predecessor, Meet the Parents.

Amy Simmons
Time Out

This sequel's title indicates the content: smutty, silly and liable to make you smirk despite yourself.

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Paul Clinton (

[Hoffman and Streisand] make a wonderful team, but it's too bad the material isn't fresher and more worth their time and yours.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

Although the ingredients are all there, set to rise, something is missing, some crucial element to lift it up.

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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Meet The Fockers has assembled a historic, once-in-a-lifetime cast, then stranded them in the laziest, most mercenary kind of sequel imaginable. It's like the 1927 Yankees taking on the Special Olympics softball team.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A vulgar farce that isn't remotely amusing.

Cole Smithey

Sequel to the mediocre Ben Stiller comedy "Meet The Parents" is a bawdier but inferior movie that relies on the star power of Dustin Hoffman and Barbara Streisand as Stiller's Florida-dwelling Jewish hippie parents Bernie and Roz to fuel its ill-timed toi

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Very often vulgar and tasteless, and though there are some unexpected bursts of humor and even charm in the proceedings, it's light years away from Chekhov.

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Stephanie Zacharek

Could have been much funnier than it is.

Richard Luck

A consistently entertaining, sometimes uproariously funny film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Lacked the tension of Meet the Parents. Tried to be feel-good but just felt flat.
Eugene Bernabe
Jay Roach's sequel to the hit "Meet the Parents" presents more visible laughter than the predecessor. With the chemistry cemented by DeNiro,… More
Bruce Bruce
Meet the Fockers" sounds like "Meet the f-u-u-...". Oops! Can't say that because of FCC guidelines. Just the same, the title pretty much… More
Phil Hubbs
A step to far here, didn't need it really, the first was very funny but this is too forced. De Niro and Stiller are still good but Hoffman and Streisand… More
Christian C
As the title suggests -- this ain't highbrow entertainment. Nevertheless, it's passable.
Candy Rose
The sequel to Meet the Parents. Ben gets into more bother with Robert when they visit Ben's parentts before the wedding. Robert is brilliant as the ex CIA… More