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Meet The Fockers  
User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

http://www.meetthefockers.com

I wonder if the producers named this movie this name on purpose. My ears really perked up when I first heard the TV promo ad for it on primetime network TV. I work in a nursing home and the big screen TV was on during meal time this past weekend. A few of the old folks looked up when the baritone-voiced announcer mentioned the name.  Laugh out loud

Mark

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User currently offlineDeltaflyertoo From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1637 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2506 times:

It is a sequel to Meet The Parents where Ben Stiller's character's last name is Fokker. I'm sure at the time the writers thought it was funny but moved on to focus on other items in the script. When the name took off and the movie grossed well at box office, it seemed approprate to have a sequel where we get to meet his folks called Meet the Fokkers.

User currently offlineDeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2469 times:

Looks pretty damn funny to me...always in the mood for a good *cheap* laugh.....

"You painted his tail, didn't you focker?"

DeltaGuy


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2456 times:

Looks like it's gonna be a riot... can't wait. Hope I'm not disappointed...  Yeah sure

User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2452 times:

Of interest, to the trivia mined, Streisands' understudy from "Funny Girl" wanted to play the roll of Stillers mother, but didn't get the part.

5 points to anyone who know who it was?


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