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The In-Laws (1979)

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Release Date: Jun 1, 1979 Wide

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Dentist Sheldon Kornpett (Alan Arkin) is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo (Peter Falk). They are practically relatives already, the wedding is so near. Certainly, Sheldon already despises Vince as if he were already a well-known relative. Nontheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of wild and hilarious adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is

May 13, 2003

Warner Bros. Pictures

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All Critics (23) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (15) | Rotten (2) | DVD (3)

Inspired lunacy.

January 27, 2006
Fantastica Daily

Very funny and engaging. There is no remake.

October 1, 2004
New Times

silly and endearing

September 19, 2004
Shadows on the Wall

The In-Laws is a laugh riot.

January 27, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

A ótima química entre Arkin e Falk, ressaltada pelo hilário roteiro de Bergman e a direção inspirada de Hiller, faz com que esta comédia seja simplesmente imperdível.

July 31, 2003
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for The In-Laws

Original. A unforgettable comedy, Falk and Arkin are very good. The In-Laws have a fresh review by me. Andrew Bergman make a really funny screenplay.
February 7, 2012
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

A very funny movie. The plot is predictable and familiar today, but if you look past that, the movie is enjoyable, and it has a pretty good cast too, I liked it.
February 7, 2012
ajv2688

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    1. Vince Ricardo: Shell! SERPENTINE Shell!
    – Submitted by Robert L (21 months ago)
    1. Cab Driver: Mrs. Edelman cannot open her mouth! She cannot bite down!
    – Submitted by Marc S (23 months ago)
    1. Gen. Garcia: In 72 Hours the monetary system of the world will collapse like a wet taco.
    – Submitted by Alan D (2 years ago)
    1. Sheldon Kornpett: It was instinct. I went crazy.
    – Submitted by Alan D (2 years ago)
    1. Gen. Garcia: These are the BEST security men in the world. The used to work for J.C. Penney... in Detroit!
    – Submitted by Alan D (2 years ago)
    1. Sheldon Kornpett: The OCEAN?! It's over the OCEAN to Scranton, Pennsylvania?
    – Submitted by Alan D (2 years ago)
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