• PG-13, 1 hr. 48 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Jay Roach
    In Theaters:
    Oct 6, 2000 Wide
    On DVD:
    Mar 6, 2001
  • Universal Pictures

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Meet the Parents Reviews

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007
Betsy Bozdech
Reel.com

Director Roach ... uses awkward pauses and bizarre situations to create a near-perfect blend of verbal and physical humor.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

September 1, 2006
Carsten Scheibe
Digitalvd.de

Full Review Source: Digitalvd.de | Original Score: 2/5

July 21, 2005
Dodd Alley
MovieWeb

Full Review Source: MovieWeb | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 16, 2005

dvdmg.com
May 4, 2005
Michael Sheridan
Tail Slate

Full Review Source: Tail Slate | Original Score: 3/4

April 9, 2005
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

The thinking behind the 'bonus edition' DVD is inexplicable, as they have dropped some extras from the original DVD release, and added others.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 77/100

January 29, 2005
R. L. Shaffer
DVDFuture.com
January 24, 2005
Brian Oliver
Movieman's Guide to the Movies

Full Review Source: Movieman's Guide to the Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 24, 2005
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com

Full Review Source: MovieFreak.com | Original Score: 6/10

January 15, 2005

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

January 15, 2005
Jennifer Krieger
The Cinema Source

| Original Score: B-

January 15, 2005
Jon Danziger
digitallyOBSESSED.com
December 27, 2004
Gary Panton
Movie Gazette

Full Review Source: Movie Gazette | Original Score: 7/10

December 27, 2004
Jeffrey Robinson
DVDTalk.com

After several viewings, it's [Meet the Parents] still quite funny

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 27, 2004

ComingSoon.net
December 18, 2004
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily
December 13, 2004
David Williams
Upcomingdiscs.Com

Full Review Source: Upcomingdiscs.Com | Original Score: 5/5

January 24, 2004
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

January 21, 2004

Dvdrama
July 31, 2003

DVD Review.net
June 19, 2003
Tom Blain
JackassCritics.com

Full Review Source: JackassCritics.com | Original Score: 5/10

February 5, 2003
Steve Koukoulas
DVD.net.au
July 23, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine

June 5, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...well beyond the standard situation comedy.

| Original Score: 7/10

April 16, 2002
Matt Brighton
DVD Authority.com
February 24, 2002
Doug Maclean
HomeTheaterInfo.com
December 10, 2001
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com

December 10, 2001
Angus Wolfe Murray
iofilm.co.uk

November 19, 2001
Sean Conover
Trades

Overall, the disc contains a great movie, but the extras are just so-so ...

Full Review Source: Trades | Original Score: 2/5

November 4, 2001
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 30, 2001
Devin Pierce
DVD Angle
October 8, 2001

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 20, 2001
Adam Tyner
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 3/5

May 11, 2001
Mike Jackson
DVD Verdict
April 11, 2001

Audio Video Revolution

Full Review Source: Audio Video Revolution | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 9, 2001

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April 2, 2001

PreViewed DVD

March 28, 2001
Jeff Stark
Salon.com
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March 23, 2001
Dr. Drew
DVD Clinic

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4/5

March 15, 2001

DVDnett.no

| Original Score: 5/7

March 5, 2001

DVD Review e-zine
February 28, 2001
Stuart J. Kobak
Films on Disc
February 19, 2001
Derek M. Germano
Cinema Laser
February 14, 2001
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