Movies like Meet the Parents

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Meet the Parents (2000)
 7.0
 295K
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, funny, realistic, comic, not serious, absurd, idiotic, suspense, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenthood, family disapproval, family gatherings, meet the parents, wedding, cat, cia, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, mishap, stupidity, marriage, cia agent, son in law, sarcasm, airplane, airport, urn, hospital, love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Meet the Parents

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and romantic films with plots about dialogue, runaway, mentor, happy ending, catastrophe, family and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Meet the Parents: Little Fockers (2010), The Big Wedding (2013), Guess Who (2005), There's Something About Mary (1998), The Heartbreak Kid (2007). 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, entertaining, comic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parenthood, family relations, farce, parents and children, meet the parents, family life, parent child relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, father in law son in law relationship, cia, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 100K
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: date night, teens
Plot: cat, nurse, viagra, farce, suburbs, old love, disorder, eccentric family, family disapproval, in-laws, ex law enforcer, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, eccentric family, family feud, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, love and romance, elderly lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 38K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, parents and children, farce, culture clash, love and romance, interracial relations, family relations, meet the parents, anniversary, father daughter relationship, marital argument, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sexy, light, funny, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, true love, dream girl, private detective, romance, dishonesty, obsession, wooing, nothing goes right, hidden identity, obstacle, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, rhode island, usa, florida
⇓ 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, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: honeymoon, farce, wedding, love triangle, dishonesty, fall in love, romance, dream girl, marriage, newlyweds, stupidity, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, in-laws, comedy of errors, eccentric family, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homecoming, black american, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, couples, african american, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, cousin cousin relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Wedding Crashers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman's hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, looking for sex, romance, battle of the sexes, fake identity, casual sex, friends, love and romance, cheating, eccentric family, wooing, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, vermont, arizona, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ 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: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, honeymoon, nothing goes right, commitment, romance, love and romance, disorder, chance, wedding, marriage, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: caribbean, usa, new york, long island, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 36K
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
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, farce, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.8
 55K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: parody, looking for love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, couples, disorder, family life, youth, friends, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, parents and children, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, plan gone awry, comedy of errors, human nature, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, meet the parents, grownups ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: workaholic, friends, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, best friend, wedding, homeless, school teacher, prank ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mistaken identity, romance, comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, lovers reunited, family relations, siblings relations, love affair, love and romance, farce ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, misfit, looking for love, estate, boss and employee, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, couple relations, holiday, nothing goes right, suburbs, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.5
 53K
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: humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, mother in law daughter in law relationship, meet the parents, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, overbearing mother, engagement, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 34K
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, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, life turned upside down, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 102K
Sex Tape (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jay and Annie first got together, their romantic connection was intense – but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying ...
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: disorder, sex tape, strong sexual content, sexual relations, internet, obsessive quest, family, comedy of errors, farce, escapades, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 48K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, memory loss, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 120K
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, realistic, talky, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, birthday, family life, couple relations, wife husband relationship, parents and children, financial problem, aging, midlife crisis, overbearing parent, up and down relationship, overbearing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, parents and children, family life, couples, culture clash, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 47K
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: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, bully, rivalry, siblings relations, wedding preparations and rituals, haunted by the past, family life, love and romance, female protagonist, fiance fiancee relationship, happy ending, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 4K
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, nothing goes right, couple relations, reunion, fish out of water, disorder, couples, eccentric family, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, farce, murder, axe, female killer, honeymoon, poet, butcher, romance, crimes, love and romance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, christmas, family life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, human nature, weekend, family problems, family relations, single parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%