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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ben Stiller
Owen Wilson
Robert De Niro
Laura Dern
Jessica Alba
Teri Polo
Blythe Danner
Directors
Paul Weitz
Screenwriters
John Hamburg
Running Time
97 minutes

Meet The Parents: Little Fockers
For fock's sake...


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Meet The Parents: Little Fockers

Plot
Ex-CIA agent Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) is still concerned that his son-in-law Gaylord Focker (Ben Stiller) isn’t good enough for his daughter (Teri Polo), and suspects he is cheating on her with a sales rep (Jessica Alba).


Verdict
With all these folks in the same movie, there are inevitably moments when Hoffman or Wilson get a laugh, but on the whole it’s the same again but weaker and with fewer good jokes. We’re too tired of the gag even to think of a ‘focker’ line to sign off the review.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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