Latest News on Meet the Fockers

November 18, 2008

More Fockers for Stiller?

According to Roger Friedman at Fox News, the wheels are turning on another "Meet the Parents" sequel.More…

May 21, 2008

More Austin Powers, Meet the Parents Sequels?

According to producer/director Jay Roach, we may yet see more sequels in the Austin Powers and Meet the Parents franchises.More…

April 22, 2008

Pacino, De Niro Take Lumps for Recent Choices

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino might be among the greatest living American actors -- but have they forgotten why they started acting in the first place?More…

February 26, 2007

Yep, "Little Fockers"

Isn't it hilarious how "Fockers" sounds so much like a rrrrreally dirty word? So funny, in fact, that the gag is about to inspire its second film! Expect the whole silly gang to return for a movie called (wait for it) "Little Fockers." (LOL!!!!)More…

February 1, 2007

Teri Polo is Expecting a "Little Focker"

Don't even pretend to be surprised when I tell you that a movie called "Meet the Little Focker" is on its way. Don't even try it.More…

June 7, 2006

Box Office: Audiences Heed "The Omen" In Record Numbers

It appears the mark of the beast marks the spot, at least as far as "The Omen" is concerned. The movie's stunt release date of 06-06-06 made for a devil of a box office return -- at $12.6 million, "The Omen" raked in the biggest Tuesday returns in history, beating out "Meet the Fockers" by $4,000, according to Box Office Mojo.More…

March 7, 2006

Stiller & Carrey Get "Used" in New Mexico

Ben Stiller and Jim Carrey are set to co-star for the first time in Jay Roach's "Used Guys," which is set to begin shooting in New Mexico this June. Director Roach (he directed all three "Austin Powers" movies) is a native of New Mexico, and everyone from his folks to the Governer are pretty excited about the project.More…

February 15, 2006

First-Time Director to Tackle Jim Thorpe

According to Variety, veteran cinematographer John Schwartzman is about to make his directorial debut. The project is a Walden-backed bio-pic about celebrated Native American football star Jim Thorpe, a guy who's still remembered as one of the finest athletes who ever lived.More…

October 13, 2005

"Wedding" Coordinators Sign a New Deal with WB

David Dobkin, director of the surprise smash "Wedding Crashers," and his pair of screenwriting pals have signed a sweet deal with Warner Bros. to bring their next project to the multiplex. Yes, it's "outrageous," and yes, it also deal with weddings.More…

September 1, 2005

Carrey and Stiller to Team Up as "Used Guys"

Jim Carrey and Ben Stiller will team up to play "Used Guys" for director Jay Roach, says Variety. It's a high-concept comedy about two obsolete pleasure clones who have a tough time making it in the futuristic world.More…

March 28, 2005

A DVD for Those Who Want More of Those Wacky "Fockers"

Yahoo! was kind enough to publish a press release from Universal regarding their "Meet the Fockers" DVD release. "'Meet the Fockers,' the highest-grossing live-action comedy of all time, makes its DVD and VHS debut April 19, 2005 and includes a hilarious extended version of the film. In addition to an extra 15 minutes of sidesplitting laughter not included in the theatrical version, the DVD is packed with bonus material, including 65 bloopers and 10 more deleted scenes."More…

February 14, 2005

"Hitch" Scores Record-Breaking $45.3M

There may not be any aliens in ?Hitch,? but that doesn't stop Will Smith from scoring a record-breaking $45.3M this Valentines weekend. If estimates hold, this would make ?Hitch? the biggest Valentines weekend opener of all time, besting ?Daredevil??s $40.3M in 2003 and ?50 First Dates??s $39.9M in 2004. It?s also the 3rd highest February opener of all time between ?Hannibal?'s $58M and ?Daredevil?'s $40.3M.More…

February 7, 2005

Scary, 10% "Boogeyman" Tops Box Office

What is it with horror films these days? It doesn't matter how badly they are reviewed, or what they're about; they just keep raking in money at the box office. "Boogeyman," which has a very moldy Tomatometer of 8%, dominated the box office this weekend with $19M. It is directed by the director/writer (Stephen Kay) of such classics as the 0% "Mod Squad" and the 10% Stallone dud "Get Carter" -- maybe it's all those Lucy Lawless ("Xena") fans who just wanted to see her back on the screen (big or small).More…

January 31, 2005

Hide and Seek Scared Up $22M

The versatile Robert Deniro scored another hit with this weekend's horror release Hide and Seek, which scared up an estimated $22M over the weekend. Along with Meet The Fockers, this gives Deniro two films in the top 10. Hide and Seek also stars Famke Janssen and child actor Dakota Fanning. Robert De Niro and especially Dakota Fanning have earned some praise for their work in Hide and Seek, but critics have called the rest of the film derivative, illogical and somewhat silly. Its Tomatometer is a Rotten 18%.More…

January 29, 2005

Friday Estimates: Hide and Seek $8.1M

According to Showbizdata, the versatile Robert Deniro scored another hit with this weekend's horror release Hide and Seek, which grossed $8.1M on Friday. It will likely gross between $23-$25M over the Friday-Sunday weekend. Hide and Seek also stars Famke Janssen and child actor Dakota Fanning. Robert De Niro and especially Dakota Fanning have earned some praise for their work in Hide and Seek, but critics have called the rest of the film derivative, illogical and somewhat silly. Its Tomatometer is a Rotten 18%.More…

January 24, 2005

Are We There Yet Topples Coach Carter for Top Spot

This weekend, one of the worst reviewed films of the year took the #1 spot at the box office. With a very moldy 10% on the Tomatometer, the Ice Cube and Nia Long starring Are We There Yet grossed an estimated $18.5M. Ice Cube continues to be a reliable performer at the box office, with a majority of his films opening in the $15-20M range. Are We There Yet?s debut ranks as his third best behind the two Barbershop films, which opened with $24M and $21M respectively.More…

January 18, 2005

Coach Carter Victorious over MLK Weekend

Audiences celebrated this Martin Luther King weekend by watching the sports drama Coach Carter starring Samuel L. Jackson. Coach Carter marks the movie debut of popular R&B singer Ashanti. The film grossed an uplifting $29.2M for the four day holiday weekend, putting an end to Meet the Fockers three week reign. This is a personal best for the versatile Jackson in movies where he receives top billing. His previous best was 2000's Shaft, which opened with $21M. Coach Carter is the second best MLK weekend opener ever behind Along Came Polly?s $32.5M and ahead of Save the Last Dance?s $27.5M.More…

January 10, 2005

"White Noise" Surprises, But Fails to Dethrone "Meet the Fockers"

"Meet the Fockers" continued to laugh its way to the bank and crossed the $200M mark in its third week of release as the box office champ, with an estimated weekend gross of $28.5M.More…

January 3, 2005

BOX OFFICE: Meet the Fockers Rings in the New Year

In the absence of any viable challengers, "Meet the Fockers" continued its dominance at the box office for the second week in a row with an estimated weekend take of $42.8M.More…

December 27, 2004

BOX OFFICE: Christmas Crowd Meet the Fockers

With no "Lord of the Rings" movies to contend with this Christmas weekend, "Meet the Fockers," which opened last Wednesday, became the best Christmas weekend opener ever at $44.7M. The previous best was 2002's "Catch Me If You Can" at $30M.More…