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, realistic, comic, not serious, absurd, idiotic, suspense, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family gatherings, meet the parents, parenthood, wedding, family disapproval, cat, cia, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, cia agent, farce, mishap, stupidity, marriage, 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 realistic, humorous, funny and romantic films with plots about destiny, mentor, runaway, happy ending, dialogue, catastrophe and family relations 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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, farce, parents and children, meet the parents, family, 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, usa, miami, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, farce, overbearing, in-laws, hapless, parents and children, family disapproval, old love, suburbs, disorder ...
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, not serious, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, family feud, meet the parents, eccentric family, adoption, comedy of errors, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, 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 relations, farce, culture clash, love and romance, family relations, meet the parents, parents and children, anniversary, marital argument, father daughter relationship, racism, loan ...
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: teens, date night, 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, 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, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, in-laws, parents and children, nothing goes right, eccentric family, comedy of errors, brother brother relationship ...
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, sexual, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, true love, dream girl, private detective, romance, dishonesty, obsession, hidden identity, wooing, nothing goes right, obstacle, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, rhode island, florida, 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, couples, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, black american, african american, brother brother relationship, cousin cousin relationship, reunion ...
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, funny, romantic, light, not serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, looking for sex, romance, battle of the sexes, fake identity, sex addict, casual sex, love and romance, friends, buddies, wooing, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, washington d.c., salt lake city utah, denver colorado ...
⇓ 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, dishonesty, fall in love, romance, dream girl, marriage, newlyweds, stupidity, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, family relations, farce, disorder, ten commandments, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sentimental, feel good, 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 ⇓
31%
 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, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: parody, looking for love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, youth, family life, couples, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, unlikely couple, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mistaken identity, romance, disorder, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, private detective, farce, lovers reunited, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, human nature, comedy of errors, disorder, couple relations, family relations, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, introspection, grownups ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, clever ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, couple relations, nothing goes right, looking for love, suburbs, eccentric family, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, couple relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, best friend, wedding, prank, school teacher, drinking ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, boss and employee, estate, looking for love, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: meet the parents, rivalry, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, mother in law daughter in law relationship, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, overbearing mother, engagement, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: 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, family relations, love and romance, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 47K
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, memory loss, family life, parents and children, family, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, strong sexual content, sexual relations, internet, obsessive quest, family, farce, comedy of errors, escapades, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, eccentric family, family values, parents and children, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, culture clash, love and romance, parents and children, interracial relations, couples, family life, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, birthday, couple relations, family life, wife husband relationship, parents and children, financial problem, aging, midlife crisis, adulthood, couples, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: fish out of water, reunion, couples, eccentric family, disorder, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, family gatherings, couple relations, meet the parents, family relations, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, farce, murder, female killer, axe, poet, honeymoon, butcher, romance, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, family gatherings, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 19K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, high society, mind game, culture clash, eccentric family, manipulations, love and romance, dishonesty, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%