Meet the Fockers - Wikipedia
Film locations for Meet The Fockers (), in Los Angeles. Meet The Fockers filming location: the Fockers' eccentric home: Queen Anne Cottage, Los. Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her Coincidentally, a sister also has announced her wedding to a young doctor. Meet the Parents is a film series following the character Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) as he After Debbie's wedding, Jack views footage of Greg recorded by hidden cameras that he had placed strategically around their house. As Jack watches.
Location Notes Only one part of the movie was filmed in Miami. Everything else was shot in Los Angeles. Some shoot locations include the L.Meet the Parents - Trailer
Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Other songs played in the film include: Bush was re-elected in Playboy thought Teri Polo was hot. Jack shares the middle name Tiberius with Captain Kirk. Ben Stiller is a huge Star Trek fan. Parents was so successful that plans for Fockers began while the first movie was still in theaters. Jinx is a Himalayan cat. All but one of the cats who play him are from rescue shelters.
Stiller said they never considered casting his real parents, comedy duo Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Still, she was heavily involved, from developing the script to choosing her makeup and wardrobe. The studio ran a contest where people named Focker could win a trip to their Universal Studios theme park.
There were almost no Fockers in America. The ones in the phone book were fakes. Streisand worked with well-known sex therapists, the Berman sisters, to prepare for this role.
De Niro fought for it. Ben Stiller improvised all of the lines with the baby. Hoffman studied with a capoeira specialist. He got so good at it that Director Jay Roach told him to stop. It was only supposed to be a passing phase for Bernie, and Hoffman was becoming an expert.
Stiller and Streisand never spoke before he called her to do the movie. After a furious argument with the Fockers and his own family though amends are quickly madeJack resumes his spying on Greg and sends Greg and Jorge's hair samples for a DNA test, while inviting Jorge to the Fockers' planned engagement party in the hope of getting Greg to admit he is Jorge's father.
At the engagement party, Jack, who automatically assumes that Greg knew about Jorge and has deliberately been keeping him a secret from Pam, introduces Greg to Jorge.
Later, when Greg denies knowing anything about Jorge, Jack still refuses to believe him and drugs him with truth serum to make him talk. On stage, Greg uncontrollably blurts out that Pam is pregnant and that Jorge is his son in a Darth Vader -esqe matter before immediately losing consciousness. The next morning, Pam questions Greg about Jorge, and Greg does not confirm or deny that he is Jorge's father, but insists that he knew nothing about him before the previous evening.
Pam believes him, and is willing to work things out with him.
Jack reaches his breaking point with Greg's dishonesty and demands that Pam and Dina leave the island with him. Dina refuses and reveals Jack's actions to everyone.
Everyone turns against Jack, with Pam announcing her intent to marry Greg regardless of him having Jorge with Isabel, and Dina admits that they were all aware of Pam's pregnancy. A shocked and hurt Jack leaves with his grandson. Also after Greg spray-paints the cat's tail the cat is left alone in the house while the whole family are out and when the family arrive home they find that the cat has damaged and destroyed all the wedding possessions.
It is then that the truth is revealed about the cat and everybody especially Jack is absolutely furious with Greg with the fact that he's almost ruined the whole wedding.
Jack denies turning Pam against Greg, saying that Greg did that himself through his dishonesty. Jack says he always demands honesty, which is when Greg reveals to Pam that Jack never retired and is still in the CIA. Jack is forced to admit that he is right.
Unfortunately for Greg the incident in which he caught Jack with one of his associates and carrying out a phone call in Thai was actually Jack preparing a surprise honeymoon for Pam's sister and her fiance which makes him even angrier at Greg.
Jack reveals that the person he met at the supermarket was his travel-agent and he was receiving Debbie and her fiance's visas. By now, the entire Byrnes family, including Pam, agrees that it is best for Greg to leave.
Unwillingly, Greg goes to the airport where he is detained by airport security for refusing to check in his recently returned luggage. Back at the Byrnes household, Jack tries to convince his wife and Pam that Greg would be an unsuitable husband.
Upon receiving retribution from both his wife and Pam, Jack realizes that Pam truly loves Greg. Jack rushes to the airport, convinces airport security to release Greg and brings him back to the Byrnes household. Greg proposes to Pam. She accepts, and her parents agree that they should now meet Greg's parents. After Debbie's wedding, Jack views footage of Greg recorded by hidden cameras that he had placed strategically around their house.
As Jack watches Greg and hears what Greg has to say, Jack gets furious at Greg for the insults towards Jack and his son Deny, who Jack believes is still innocent with the drugs. Jack then turns the TV off with hostility dreading the fact that Greg is going to be his future son-in-law.
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Meet the Fockers [ edit ] Main article: But rather than going to the airport as planned, Jack decides to drive the family to Miami to meet the Fockers in his new RV. Once they arrive, they are greeted by Greg's eccentric but fun-loving and amiable father, Bernie Hoffmanand mother, Roz Streisandwho is a sex therapist for elder couples. Worried that Jack may be put off by the Fockers' lifestyle, Greg convinces Roz to pretend that she is a yoga instructor for the weekend.
Though Jack and Bernie get off to a good start, small cracks begin to form between Jack and the Fockers, due to their contrasting personalities.
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Things are made worse when a chase between the Fockers' dog, Moses, and the Byrnes' cat, Jinx, culminates with Jinx flushing Moses down the RV's toilet, forcing Bernie to destroy it to save Moses, and later on when Bernie accidentally injures Jack's back during a game of football.
Pam, meanwhile, informs Greg that she is pregnant, but the two decide to keep it a secret from Jack, who does not know they are having sex. Jack, however, becomes suspicious of Greg's character again when they are introduced to the Focker's housekeeper, Isabel Villalobos Alanna Ubachwith whom Bernie reveals Greg had a sexual affair fifteen years before.