Movies like Meet the Parents

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Meet the Parents (2000)
 7.0
 307K
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, realistic, neo screwball comedy, absurd, idiotic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, meet the parents, family gatherings, family disapproval, jewish, cat, cia, parenthood, nothing goes right, farce, mishap, stupidity, marriage, cia agent, son in law, sarcasm, hospital, airport, urn, 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 feel good films with plots about couples, family relations, destiny, dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Meet the Parents: Little Fockers (2010), Guess Who (2005), The Big Wedding (2013), Four Christmases (2008), Along Came Polly (2004). 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, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, family relations, farce, jewish, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, parent child relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, father in law son in law relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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100%
 5.5
 105K
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: vomiting, cat, nurse, viagra, farce, overbearing, disorder, old love, in-laws, ex law enforcer, family disapproval, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 40K
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 relations, parents and children, family relations, farce, culture clash, wedding, love and romance, meet the parents, anniversary, father daughter relationship, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ 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, parents and children, marriage, family feud, family gatherings, elderly lovers, meet the parents, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, nothing goes right, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family gatherings, parents and children, in-laws, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ 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: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, long island, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stupidity, true love, dream girl, private detective, taboo, obstacle, hitchhiker, romance, dishonesty, obsession, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: miami, rhode island, florida, 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, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, culture clash, romance, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, prejudice, unlikely couple, stereotypes, family, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, dream girl, marriage, newlyweds, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: fall in love, mistaken identity, 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
 49K
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, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, bully, rivalry, siblings relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, female protagonist, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, father son relationship, cousin cousin relationship, brother brother relationship, african american, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, georgia
⇓ 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, meet the parents, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, culture clash, society, disorder, thanksgiving, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ 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, priest, couple relations, farce, marriage, nothing goes right, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.8
 57K
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, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: parody, farce, looking for love, cinderella story, nothing goes right, wedding, family life, fall in love, unlikely couple, youth, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, love and romance, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 56K
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: wedding, mother in law daughter in law relationship, meet the parents, rivalry, family relations, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, overbearing mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, parents and children, plan gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, human nature, comedy of errors, couple relations, meet the parents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: fish out of water, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, looking for love, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, reunion, couples, couple relations, family relations, sexual content, profanity, meet the parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, couple relations, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 16K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, bank, couple relations, true love, looking for love, friendship, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 106K
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: sexy, not serious, humorous, funny, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sex tape, disorder, internet, sexual relations, strong sexual content, obsessive quest, farce, escapades, comedy of errors, couple relations, nothing goes right, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.5
 35K
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, singleness, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, culture clash, family life, parents and children, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 125K
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, parenting, birthday, family life, couple relations, parents and children, financial problem, husband wife relationship, aging, midlife crisis, wife husband relationship, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 67K
Just Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom Leezak and Sarah McNerney fall in love and plan to get married, despite opposition from Sarah's uptight, rich family. When they do get married, and get a chance to prove Sarah's family wrong, they go on a European honeymoon and run ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: newlyweds, honeymoon, marriage, family relations, romance, nothing goes right, battle of the sexes, farce, disorder, love and romance, wedding, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, france, italy, europe, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core – which is why, when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, friendship, gender, insurance, dishonesty, firefighter, hidden identity, buddies, disorder, couples, fall in love, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, couple relations, self discovery, parents and children, track down, on the road, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, new york, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%