Movies like Meet the Parents

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Meet the Parents (2000)
 7.0
 317K
Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good impression, his visit to the Byrnes home turns into a hilarious series of disasters, and everything that can go wrong does, all under Jack's critical, hawklike gaze.
Style: humorous, witty, ridiculous, funny, not serious, absurd, idiotic, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, meet the parents, wedding, family gatherings, family disapproval, jewish, cia, marriage, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, family life, mishap, proposal, cat, nurse, parenthood, young lovers, engaged, uptight character, silly humor, youth, farce, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Meet the Parents

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and feel good films with plots about culture clash, happy ending, catastrophe, runaway, storytelling, dialogue and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Meet the Parents: Little Fockers (2010), The Big Wedding (2013), The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Guess Who (2005), Four Christmases (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, eccentric family, family relations, farce, nurse, parents and children, family disapproval, jewish, father in law son in law relationship, culture clash, uptight character, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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100%
 5.5
 108K
Little Fockers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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, Jack's suspicions ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: eccentric family, parents and children, nothing goes right, family disapproval, family relations, in-laws, youth, disorder, comedy of errors, family gatherings, suburbs, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family feud, marriage, eccentric family, adoption, comedy of errors, meet the parents, reunion, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila. But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: honeymoon, wedding, farce, flirting, dream girl, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, marriage, newlyweds, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
 41K
Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial love, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, parents and children, interracial couple, race issues, family relations, farce, culture clash, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, in-laws, nothing goes right, christmas party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Along Came Polly (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, romantic, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: honeymoon, opposites attract, nothing goes right, commitment, infidelity, romance, love and romance, disorder, chance, wedding, marriage, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, long island, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Say It Isn't So (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Boy meets girl; boy falls in love (and had wild, non-stop sex) with girl; boy loses girl... when they discover they are brother and sister! But when he learns that he's the victim of the ultimate case of mistaken identity, the lovesick young ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, romance, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, farce, family relations, love and romance, private detective, siblings relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 50K
You Again (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: History -- make that high school -- may repeat itself when Marni learns that Joanna, the mean girl from her past, is set to be her sister-in-law. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must show her brother that a tiger doesn't change its ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, bully, siblings relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, bullying, fiance fiancee relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Will You Merry Me? (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids plan on gathering their families for the holidays in order to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, culture clash, society, disorder, thanksgiving, meet the parents, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence leads an all-star cast, including Cedric the Entertainer, Mo'Nique, and Mike Epps, in the hit comedy "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins." When a celebrated TV show host (Lawrence) returns to his hometown in the South, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homecoming, family relations, black american, siblings relations, parents and children, introspection, couples, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, african american, brother brother relationship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 13K
A Few Best Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A comedy about a groom and his three best men who travel to the Australian outback for a wedding.
Style: humorous, absurd, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, best friend, australian outback, nothing goes right, meet the parents, disorder, buddies, drug dealer, society, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 46K
Bachelorette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bridesmaid, female friendship, nothing goes right, strip club, hung over, friendship, wedding, slumber party, best friends, disorder, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter's wedding, he receives the news that she's pregnant ... and that George's wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that's a plan that -- like ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, family relations, baby, couple relations, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, hopes, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 38K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, marriage, priest, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, couple relations, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 342K
Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, life, love affair, love and romance, change of heart, friends, character change, fall in love, life philosophy, girlfriend, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, parents and children, plan gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, human nature, comedy of errors, grownups, meet the parents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 58K
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. ...
Style: funny, humorous, romantic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: mother in law daughter in law relationship, wedding, meet the parents, rivalry, family relations, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, domineering mother, overbearing mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.8
 58K
Date Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: farce, looking for love, nothing goes right, wedding, fall in love, family life, unlikely couple, friends, disorder, couples, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, fish out of water, workplace, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, misfit, goofy hero, obnoxious boss, looking for love, boss and employee, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, idiotic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, suburbs, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.3
 5K
Peeples (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows what happens when a child psychologist surprises his girlfriend by showing up at her political family's annual get-together at their Sag Harbor vacation home only to find them desperately in need of therapy.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, couple relations, couples, reunion, fish out of water, drugs/alcohol, meet the parents, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 226K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, pretense, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, office romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1992, year 1988 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, wedding, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love story, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, light, sexy, funny, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: true love, stupidity, dream girl, private detective, obstacle, hitchhiker, romance, dishonesty, obsession, nothing goes right, hidden identity, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, romance, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 131K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family relations, birthday, parenting, marital problem, adulthood, couples, love and romance, family life, couple relations, high maintenance, love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 36K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, eccentric family, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%