The In-Laws
The In-Laws (1979)

Dentist Sheldon Kornpett (Alan Arkin) is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo (Peter Falk). They are practically relatives already, the wedding is so near.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 1, 1979
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2003
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Machell
CineVue

Arkin's deadpan tone is a perfect fit for the ever-so-slightly unhinged quality that Falk brings with him.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The teaming of Alan Arkin with Peter Falk was inspired casting.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

silly and endearing

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

A feat of casting genius; Hiller knew to let Peter Falk and Alan Arkin do their thing with as little interference as possible

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Inspired lunacy.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The In-Laws is a laugh riot.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A minor comedy classic, this one has it all, including a clever premise, a witty script, two beautifully matched lead actors in Peter Falk and Alan Arkin, and a supporting performer who almost makes off with the picture like a bandit in the night.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Very funny and engaging. There is no remake.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A ótima química entre Arkin e Falk, ressaltada pelo hilário roteiro de Bergman e a direção inspirada de Hiller, faz com que esta comédia seja simplesmente imperdível.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Original. A unforgettable comedy, Falk and Arkin are very good. The In-Laws have a fresh review by me. Andrew Bergman make a really funny screenplay.
Aj V
A very funny movie. The plot is predictable and familiar today, but if you look past that, the movie is enjoyable, and it has a pretty good cast too, I liked… More