Meet The Fockers

Synopsis: Having given permission to male nurse Greg Focker to marry his daughter, ex-CIA man Jack Byrnes and his wife travel to Miami to Greg's parents, who this time around are Mr. and Mrs. Focker, who are as different from them as can be. As asked in the first movie, what sort of people name their son Gaylord M. Focker?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Jay Roach
Production: Universal Pictures
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
41
Rotten Tomatoes:
39%
PG-13
Year:
2004
115 min
$279,167,575
Website
579 Views

##[We're Gonna Get Married

by Randy Newman playing]

# Into life today

came something beautiful #

# Someone who loved me

much as I love her #

# There have been trials

and tribulations #

# And not just a few #

# But we made it through #

# And now the times are here #

# We're gonna get married #

# Have everything #

# But the sun #

# And the rain #

# We're a

definite combination #

# We're gonna get married #

# We're gonna get married #

# We're gonna get married #

# We're gonna get married #

# Wait and see #

[grunting]

You must do something!

Baby is coming!

Yeah. I know baby is coming!

Miss, you've to stay calm

and take deep breaths, okay?

Myra, I need a doctor here

right now.

I am working on it.

You're not a doctor?

No, I am a nurse.

You are man

and you are nurse?

What kind of man is nurse?

Look, folks,

I'm a professional, okay?

I know exactly what I'm doing,

so just trust me,

everything's going to be fine,

all right?

Okay.

Yeah.

Yeah. You're fully dilated.

Hey, I need that doctor

right now.

There are no free doctors.

Nurse, you're gonna have

to deliver that baby yourself.

I can see the head!

Holy shit!

[screaming]

Check it out.

We did it.

We had a boy.

A boy. You are my hero.

Mmm-hmm.

I name baby for you.

Oh! You don't have to do that.

Yeah. I must.

It is Latvian tradition.

We'll name the baby...

[grunting]

(Bernie on machine)

Hello,

you've reached the Fockers.

We're not around,

so leave us a message.

Goodbye.

Roz, how the hell

do you shut this thing off?

(Roz on machine)

I have no idea.

Just press a button.

(Bernie)

I'm pretty sure it's off.

Honey,

you want a chimichanga?

(Roz)

I thought they gave you gas.

A little bit,

but it's worth it.

Worth it for you,

but I'm the one

that gets the fumes.

Honey, I'm in the mood

for a chimichanga.

So make a...

[beeping]

Hi, guys, it's me.

Dad, I told you

six months ago

you have to change

that message.

Anyway, I'm just calling

to double check

'cause I didn't hear

back from you.

You know that

Pam and I are flying out

to Oyster Bay today.

And, then, we're flying

to Miami tomorrow

with the Byrneses.

And our flight gets in 7:30,

so we should be

at the house around 9:00.

So just give me a call

back on my cell, okay?

'Cause I want to go over

a few things

about Pam's dad and just, uh,

just some other stuff

for the weekend.

All right. I love you, bye.

Hey!

Hey, sweetie.

How was your shift?

Oh! Guess what?

What?

I delivered my first baby.

[gasps]

No way.

Mmm. Yeah.

Oh, honey,

I'm so proud of you.

It was incredible.

I mean, just...

Just to be pulling

this life force

out of this woman's...

You know, I mean,

it was just so... It was...

The whole baby thing is...

It's so cool.

That's great, honey.

That's great.

So, uh, are you ready to go?

I want to get

to the airport early.

I know.

Just give me a second.

You know how things

always goes wrong.

The flight leaves

in four hours.

I wish we could set

a wedding date

without our parents

actually having to meet.

Honey, this weekend

is gonna be fine.

And your parents are great.

Oh, they're great

in small doses.

Well, 48 hours

in Coconut Grove

is a small dose.

Besides, you've already

won over my dad,

and that is the hard part.

Mmm. That is true.

I mean, I am still

in the Byrnes family

circle of trust, right?

You're firmly in the circle.

[chuckling]

Finally.

Oh, taxi!

# All the time #

# As we go walking by #

Going to the airport?

Yeah.

Take mine.

Great.

# It's all right #

Nice guy.

Yeah.

# Hold you tight #

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Jim Herzfeld

Jim Herzfeld is an American film and television screenwriter who has also done work as a television producer. Herzfeld graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) in 1984. Herzfeld's earliest TV credit is on It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1986. His earliest feature film work was a writing credit on the cult-comedy Tapeheads in 1988. Herzfeld's most successful work was writing the screenplay for the 2000 film Meet the Parents as well as writing the story and screenplay for its 2004 sequel Meet the Fockers. Despite occasional internet information to the contrary, Herzfeld was not a writer on the last of the trilogy, the critically savaged Little Fockers. Herzfeld was also the writer of the canceled Circle 7 Animation version of Toy Story 3. more…

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