Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

Robert De Niro
Director: Jay Roach Cast: Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
, Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
, Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
Jay Roach

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Overview

In this comedy from Austin Powers director Jay Roach, Ben Stiller plays a young man who endures a disastrous weekend at the home of his girlfriend's parents. Greg Focker (Stiller) is completely in love with Pam Byrnes (Teri Polo), and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house on Long Island (where her sister is to be married during the weekend) as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things stampede steadily downhill. Pam's father, Jack (Robert De Niro), takes an instant and obvious dislike to his daughter's boyfriend, lambasting him for his job as a nurse and generally making Greg painfully aware of the differences between him and Pam's family. Where Greg is grubby, relatively unambitious, and Jewish, Pam comes from a long line of well-mannered, blue-blooded WASPs. Things go from bad to worse in less time than it takes to spin a dreidel, with Greg incurring the wrath of both Pam's father -- who, it turns out, worked for the CIA for 34 years -- and the rest of her family, and almost single-handedly destroying their house and the wedding in the process. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx

Product Details

Release Date: 09/02/2014
UPC: 0025192124921
Original Release: 2000
Source: Universal
Presentation: [Colorized]
Time: 1:48:00
Sales rank: 49,106

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert De Niro Jack Byrnes
Ben Stiller Greg Focker
Blythe Danner Dina Byrnes
Teri Polo Pam Byrnes
James Rebhorn Larry Banks
Jon Abrahams Denny Byrnes
Phyllis George Linda Banks
Kali Rocha Flight Attendant
Thomas McCarthy Bob Banks
Nicole DeHuff Debbie Byrnes
Owen Wilson Kevin Rawley

Technical Credits
Jay Roach Director,Producer
Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Mary Ruth Clarke Original Story
Richard Cowan Asst. Director
Robert De Niro Producer
Greg Glienna Associate Producer,Original Story
John Hamburg Screenwriter
Jim Herzfeld Screenwriter
John Kasarda Art Director
Tod A. Maitland Sound/Sound Designer
Randy Newman Score Composer
Daniel Orlandi Costumes/Costume Designer
Peter James Cinematographer
Emo Philips Associate Producer
Jon Poll Editor
Randall Poster Musical Direction/Supervision
Jane Rosenthal Producer
Amy Sayres Co-producer
Rusty Smith Production Designer
Nancy Tenenbaum Producer
Jim Vincent Associate Producer
Shauna Weinberg Co-producer
Karin Wiesel Set Decoration/Design

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