The In-Laws Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for The In-Laws the Movie

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According to Douglas and Brooks this isn't really a remake of the 1979 Peter Falk/Alan Arkin comedy. They're right. That one was funny. Douglas is the groom's (Reynolds) dad, a CIA operative on the trail of a French weapons dealer and Brooks is the bride's neurotic podiatrist pop, who's shanghaied for the mission and becomes the object of the bad guy's affections. The tedious script avoids laughter at every turn, while Brooks and Douglas never seem to click as a comic duo. Bergen is amusing in her too few scenes as Douglas's New Age ex, while Reynolds does well with what little he's given to do.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 98 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

CIA/NSA, In-Laws, Wedding Hell
Nat Mauldin, Edward Solomon
Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Candice Bergen, Robin Tunney, Ryan Reynolds, Lindsay Sloane, David Suchet, Maria Ricossa, Russell Andrews
Alexander Grusynski
Andrew Fleming
Jocelyn Pook
Bruce Carwardine, Mia Goldman, Dennis Davenport, Deborah Everton, Andrew McAlpine
Bill Gerber, Elie Samaha, Joel Simon, Jr. Bill Todman, Franchise Pictures, Further Films, Gerber Pictures, MHF Erste Academy Film & Co. Produktions, Warner Bros.

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