Why to Watch - Meet The Parents

I constantly forget how insanely funny this movie is and it kills me that De Niro isn’t in more quality comedies. “I have nipples Greg, could you milk me?” Okay I had to quote it, you saw that coming from a mile away.



Meet the Parents (2000) Comedy, Romance | 108min | October 6, 2000 (United States) 7.0
Director: Jay RoachWriter: Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke, Jim HerzfeldStars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri PoloSummary: A Jewish male nurse plans to ask his live-in girl friend to marry him. However, he learns that her strict father expects to be asked for his daughter's hand before she can accept. Thus begins the visit from Hell as the two travel to meet Mom and Dad, who turns out to be former CIA with a lie detector in the basement. Coincidentally, a sister also has announced her wedding to a young doctor. Of course everything that can go wrong, does, including the disappearance of Dad's beloved Himalayan cat, Jinxie. —John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>


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