It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam, and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male nurse come roaring back. When Greg and Pam's entire clan--including Pam's lovelorn ex, Kevin (Owen Wilson)--descends for the twins' birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack that he's fully capable as the man of the house. But with all the misunderstandings, spying, and covert missions, will Greg pass Jack's final test and become the family's next patriarch, or will the circle of trust be broken for good?Written by
It may not be a coincidence that Dr. Bob, is not only a play on Robert De Niro's first name, but also on Dr. Bob, as played by Rowlf the Dog, as the jocular surgeon on the "Veterinarian's Hospital" sketch series on The Muppet Show (1976). See more »
When Jack Byrnes is calling his contacts for information on Andi he starts to use the phonetic alphabet to spell her name. A-D are correct... Alpha, November, Delta. However, he says Indigo for I. The correct word in the NATO phonetic alphabet for I is India. In other countries this varies. The British Met uses "india". See more »
[as Jack is being loaded into an ambulance, to Greg]
Why is he cursing at us?
We're just trying to help you sir...
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The end credits sequence has a scene where Jack watches a remixed video of Greg on Youtube making fun of Jack at a press conference. See more »
One can certainly understand the kind of paralyzing pressure scenarists John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey must have been under coming up with a script for "Little Fockers," the second sequel to "Meet the Parents," that genuine comedy gem from 2000. After all it's not every day of the week that one gets to write for the likes of Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffmann, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Ben Stiller, Laura Dern and Owen Wilson, et. al. But the resultant farrago of painfully contrived setups, off-color and potty-mouthed humor (starting with the movie's title), gross-out sight gags and shopworn slapstick is unworthy of the acting talents involved in the project - and of any thinking adult, come to think of it.
The one bit of good news is that Hoffmann and Streisand have been accorded very little screen time, which, all things considered, is probably the best thing that could have happened to them. As to those who do not get off quite so easy, it's nothing that a few casting agent firings can't rectify in the long run.
As to the movie itself, it's an unmitigated fiasco.
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