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Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things stampede steadily downhill. Pam's father, Jack (Robert De Niro), takes an instant. Meet the Parents () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. William Severs Father O'Boyle. John Fiore Kinky. Stiller proposed to Christine Taylor at the same time he was rehearsing Meet the Parents. "I asked her father for permission before I did it,".
The film's script was initially written with Jim Carrey in the role of Greg and contained much more physical comedy, something that Stiller did not think would be successful with himself playing the role.
She ultimately lost the role to Teri Polo because the filmmakers "didn't think [Watts] was sexy enough". Jinx the cat was played by two five-year-old Himalayan cats named Bailey and Misha sometimes written as Meesha .Meet The Fockers - Trailer
The American Humane Association oversaw the filming of all scenes where the cats were used and ensured the animals' obedience and well-being by keeping two trainers and a veterinarian on set at all times.
The name was written into the script after Jim Carrey came up with the idea for the Focker surname during a creative session held before he abandoned the project.
MEET THE PARENTS/MEET THE FOCKERS Blu-ray Review
The filmmakers were asked if they had made up the name or if they can prove that such a name exists. The aspect ratio is 1. English language audio tracks available with the film are a 5. Additionally, English language subtitles are provided as well. The director discusses issues that include working with the cast, utilizing the best camera angles for comedic effect, discussing scenes that were improvised and scenes that were scripted, and commenting on issues surrounding shooting on location.
The editor speaks about putting together the best functioning comedy from material that was filmed and discusses some deleted scenes that were excluded from the DVD release. In addition, the DVD features a twelve-minute outtake section, three minutes of deleted scenesand Universal's Spotlight on Location featurette. Spotlight on Location is a standard minute-long featurette about the making of the film which includes interviews with the cast members and contains behind-the-scenes footage.
A region 1 "Bonus Edition" was released on December 14, and contains three additional featurettes: Meet the Parents soundtrack The original motion picture soundtrack for Meet the Parents was released on September 26, on the DreamWorks Records record label. He did the same thing with the Austin Powers franchise. No matter what happens in Meet The Parents that would sound ridiculous in any other context or if you said it yourself, the audience never becomes aware of it.
Meet the Fockers did two things infour years after its predecessor: Fockers wanted to expand the family of the franchise and raise the wackiness across the board. Barbara Streisand and Dustin Hoffman are delightful additions to the cast of this film.
It was a successful move to bring in bigger names to match the other side of the spectrum we already knew, Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro. I think the biggest problem with this movie, if you have any real problem with it, is in its vertical growth. In Meet the Fockers, you now have a retired C. Many other directors, perhaps young ones, would not have allowed that to pass. They may consider this movie a lost opportunity in that respect.
Coincidentally enough, these Blu-rays were released not too long before the theatrical release of Little Fockers.
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They were obviously released to coincide with it. That said, Parents comes loaded with additional features. Spotlight On Location hands you a standard behind-the-scenes look at production. Deleted Scenes and Outtakes are self-explanatory. The Truth About Lying educates you about how a polygraph really works.
Silly Cat Tricks profiles the training that went into helping Jinx pull off his acting.
Meet the Parents () - Full Cast & Crew - IMDb
It really reveals a wealth of information about the production from director Jay Roach and producer Jane Rosenthal, along with what is essentially a delightful conversation between Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller that really lets you know this was a pair made in heaven from a casting point-of-view. This Blu-ray features a respectable amount of bonus material to browse through. This film, of course, was by no means at the high end of production budgets, but a solid effort was given for this release.
It even includes a theatrical trailer for the film.