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Meet the Fockers is a comedy film and a sequel to Meet the Parents In addition to De Niro, Stiller, Polo, Danner and Wilson, Meet the Fockers stars. Meet the Fockers movie reviews & Metacritic score: Now that Greg Focker (Stiller) is "in" with his soon-to-be in-laws, Jack (De Niro) and Dina (Danner) Byrne. Lots of sexual humor in forced family farce. Read Common Sense Media's Meet the Fockers review, age rating, and parents guide.
Greg and Jack's relationship is again put to the test when Greg is left alone to babysit Little Jack, whom Jack has been raising via the Ferber method.
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Despite Jack's strict instructions to leave Little Jack to self-soothe, Greg is unable to stand listening to Little Jack's cries and tends to the boy to cheer him up by hugging him, putting Elmo's World on TVand acting funny, but inadvertently teaches him the word "asshole. After a furious argument with the Fockers and his own family though amends are quickly madeJack resumes his spying on Greg and sends Greg and Jorge's hair samples for a DNA test, while inviting Jorge to the Fockers' planned engagement party in the hope of getting Greg to admit he is Jorge's father.
At the engagement party, Jack, who automatically assumes that Greg knew about Jorge and has deliberately been keeping him a secret from Pam, introduces Greg to Jorge. Later, when Greg denies knowing anything about Jorge, Jack still refuses to believe him and drugs him with truth serum to make him talk. On stage, Greg uncontrollably blurts out that Pam is pregnant and that Jorge is his son in a Darth Vader -esqe matter before immediately losing consciousness.
The next morning, Pam questions Greg about Jorge, and Greg does not confirm or deny that he is Jorge's father, but insists that he knew nothing about him before the previous evening. Pam believes him, and is willing to work things out with him. Jack reaches his breaking point with Greg's dishonesty and demands that Pam and Dina leave the island with him.
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Dina refuses and reveals Jack's actions to everyone. Some gender roles are turned upside down: Jewish people, a Latina housekeeper beloved, but played as a broad caricatureuptight "WASP" behavior, law enforcement seen as either harsh and rigid or inept and buffoon-like.
Violence There are a number of minor pratfalls and accidents, all intended to be funny. In the background of one scene, a clip of a violent moment in the film Scarface appears on a television screen. Focker is a sex therapist and is introduced conducting a "sensuality class" for elderly couples.
An oversexed dog simulates sex with a cat, a doll, and anything else he can find. There are breast-feeding jokes, "boob" jokes, poop jokes, fart jokes, and jokes and conversations about vasectomies, virginity, masturbation, circumcisions, and more. Let's get down to it. The truth is, you're so concerned about that Little Jack, but I think that it's the Little Jack in you that is crying out for a hug.
The Little Jack in me? Jack, you have issues. I'm trying to understand why you run around with a rubber boob strapped to your chest. I mean, were you ever breastfed?
My guess is no. Would you spare my the drugstore psychology? I went to answer the phone, I was gone a second, I came back in, he let himself out of the playpen, he put on Scarface, and he glued his hands to the rum bottle.
I am, uh, about to set sail on my ship She's hot - check out those boobs. I just wanna lather 'em up with soap and I could take a vacation in there. Gosh, sorry for you being perfect! And there's another wonderful lady in the audience, my future mother-in-law Dina Byrnes! You know they say you can tell from looking at the mother what your wife will look like in the future - well, I'ma looking, and I'm-a LIKIN Come on, honey, that was in the past, so sit down.
No, no, no, baby - I gotta get this off my chest. We conceived a child.
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And his name is Jorge Villalobos. Come on up here, Jorge.
This is the fruit of my loins. Search your feelings, Jorge.