• PG-13, 1 hr. 41 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Robert Luketic
    In Theaters:
    May 13, 2005 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 30, 2005
  • New Line Cinema

Opening

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Top Box Office

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Coming Soon

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86% What If Aug 08

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Monster-in-Law Reviews

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Predictable romantic comedy...not much here for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

July 24, 2008

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

Jane Fonda, playing the title character, immerses herself in the aging dragon-lady stereotype.

Full Review

July 6, 2007
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 30, 2006
Tony Whitt
Now Playing Magazine

Thank God for that cast...

Full Review Source: Now Playing Magazine | Original Score: B-

November 3, 2005

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

November 3, 2005

Film Freak Central
October 1, 2005

BBC.com
September 27, 2005
Dodd Alley
MovieWeb

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

September 24, 2005
Michael Szymanski
Wordmag.com

Some of the funniest moments in this battle of the divas are with comic Wanda Sykes...

Full Review | Original Score: B+

September 21, 2005
Brett Cullum
DVD Verdict
September 19, 2005
Stephen Wong
Entertainment Insiders
September 16, 2005
David Krauss
digitallyOBSESSED.com
September 14, 2005
James Whittington
DVDActive.com

Full Review Source: DVDActive.com | Original Score: 4/10

September 14, 2005
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com

Full Review Source: CurrentFilm.com | Original Score: 2/5

September 7, 2005
Janeblo
DVD Clinic

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 3/5

September 7, 2005
Jeff Paramchuk
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 1/5

August 31, 2005
Derek M. Germano
Cinema Laser
August 29, 2005
Matt Brighton
DVD Authority.com
August 24, 2005

dvdmg.com
August 17, 2005
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Thanks to "Keepin' it Real with Jennifer" I now know that J. Lo is really a nice person. It remains to be seen who's going to want to pay $28.98 for what amounts to PR spin.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

August 15, 2005
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