Movies like Meet the Parents

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Meet the Parents (2000)
 7.0
 291K
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, comic, realistic, not serious, absurd, idiotic, suspense, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family gatherings, meet the parents, parenthood, wedding, comedy of errors, family disapproval, nothing goes right, cia agent, farce, cat, cia, stupidity, son in law, sarcasm, love, parents and children, airplane, volleyball, airport, urn, hospital, family life, marriage, love and romance, family relations ...
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 runaway, dialogue, mentor, happy ending, catastrophe, storytelling and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Meet the Parents: Little Fockers (2010), The Big Wedding (2013), Guess Who (2005), Along Came Polly (2004), 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: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, farce, family, meet the parents, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, cia, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 98K
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: nurse, cat, viagra, comedy of errors, farce, parents and children, eccentric family, suburbs, kids and family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder ...
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, eccentric family, meet the parents, family feud, comedy of errors, adoption, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, farce ...
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 relations, farce, culture clash, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, father daughter relationship, marital argument, anniversary, racism, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, chance, love and romance, disorder, wedding, fall in love, marriage, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: caribbean, new york, usa, los angeles, long island ...
⇓ 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, dysfunctional family, holiday, family relations, comedy of errors, couple relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, eccentric family, in-laws, christmas party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ 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, sexy, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: true love, dream girl, stupidity, romance, private detective, dishonesty, wooing, obsession, nothing goes right, hidden identity, farce, obstacle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, rhode island
⇓ 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, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: honeymoon, farce, wedding, love triangle, dream girl, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, marriage, stupidity, infidelity, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, homecoming, anniversary, introspection, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, anniversary party, vegan, diet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, funny, romantic, light, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, looking for sex, romance, fake identity, buddies, battle of the sexes, love and romance, friends, wooing, eccentric family, cheating, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, vermont, arizona, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: fish out of water, workplace, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, obnoxious boss, drugs/alcohol, disorder, goofy hero, boss and employee, romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, love and romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, best friend, wedding, prank, school teacher, drinking, masturbation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, parents and children, comedy of errors, couple relations, family relations, father daughter relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, disorder, human nature, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 52K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: meet the parents, rivalry, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, couple relations, mother in law daughter in law relationship, parents and children, friendship, overbearing mother, women, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, couple relations, suburbs, nothing goes right, looking for love, eccentric family, loneliness, parents and children, happy ending, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 33K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, baby, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, eccentric family, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 99K
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, sexual relations, internet, obsessive quest, family, farce, comedy of errors, couple relations, strong sexual content, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, comedy of errors, sexual relations, farce, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, family relations, disorder, orphan, private detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 118K
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, talky, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, couple relations, birthday, family life, wife husband relationship, financial problem, parents and children, aging, midlife crisis, parents, children, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family values, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, holiday, wedding preparations and rituals, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, murder, farce, butcher, honeymoon, female killer, axe, poet, romance, comedy of errors, rock, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 54K
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, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, diary, parody, unlikely couple, opposites attract, wedding, date, looking for love, disorder, singleness, wooing, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 43K
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: humorous, cynical, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, wedding, nothing goes right, bridesmaid, female friendship, strip club, drug use, best friends, hung over, disorder, reunion, overweight woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, affair, revenge, romance, infidelity, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, fish out of water, reunion, couples, meet the parents, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, unlikely couple, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, xenophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 39K
Baby Mama (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, odd couple, family relations, babies and infants, thirtysomething life, mother daughter relationship, lifestyle, female protagonist, farce, motherhood, unwed pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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