Little Fockers

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Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker have what it takes?

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 5.3/10 (36,999 voted)

Critic's Score: 27/100

Paul Weitz

Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro

It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam, and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack's suspicions about his favorite male nurse come roaring back. When Greg and Pam's entire clan–including Pam's lovelorn ex, Kevin (Owen Wilson)–descends for the twins' birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack that he's fully capable as the man of the house. But with all the misunderstandings, spying, and covert missions, will Greg pass Jack's final test and become the family's next patriarch, or will the circle of trust be broken for good?

Writers: John Hamburg, Larry Stuckey


Robert De Niro

Jack Byrnes

Ben Stiller

Greg Focker

Owen Wilson

Kevin Rawley

Dustin Hoffman

Bernie Focker

Barbra Streisand

Roz Focker

Blythe Danner

Dina Byrnes

Teri Polo

Pam Focker

Jessica Alba

Andi Garcia

Laura Dern


Kevin Hart

Nurse Louis

Daisy Tahan

Samantha Focker

Colin Baiocchi

Henry Focker

Thomas McCarthy

Dr. Bob

(as Tom McCarthy)

Harvey Keitel

Randy Weir

Yul Vazquez


The Fockers are back & funnier than ever.


Official Website:
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Release Date: 22 December 2010

Filming Locations: Chicago Hilton & Towers – 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $100,000,000


Opening Weekend: $30,833,665
(26 December 2010)
(3536 Screens)

Gross: $310,650,585

Technical Specs


Did You Know?


When Robert De Niro won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes he remarked: "I was very, very moved and gratified when you made the announcement (of this award) two months ago, well before you had a chance to review Little Fockers."


Factual errors:
When Jinxy has Arthur the lizard in his mouth and Greg gives him the Heimlich Maneuver to make him spit it out, Jinxy can be heard letting out a loud hiss. Cats cannot hiss with their mouths closed. If he really was hissing, then the lizard would have fallen out of his mouth and there would be no need for Greg to perform the Heimlich Maneuver.


Greg Focker:
I'm getting off the wheel.

Jack Byrnes:
What wheel?

Greg Focker:
[losing it]
The wheel! The little hamster wheel that we're all running up to get a little taste of your little water thingy!
[imitates a hamster]

Greg Focker:
Just, please, approval! Approval! Please! Give me some of the Jack… yeah…

User Review

It just wasn't funny…

Rating: 3/10

Okay so you know the premise with these types of films, you've got your
father in-law and your son in-law arguing while the rest of their
family watch them get into zany situations. Being such a used formula,
you can guess what's going to happen, this isn't a problem with
comedies as their jokes are what hold them up, right?

My main problem with the film is that there were no jokes, the entire
audience was silent, the only laughter I heard was from some teenage
girls laughing at a scene involving a needle and someone's penis. I
wouldn't have minded puns, or cheesy jokes, or embarrassing situations,
but the film was just like a drama that wasn't very dramatic.

I felt like the film didn't know what it wanted to be, the title
"Little Fockers" implies that the children are the main focus, but the
two children are barely in the film and when they were, they were just
a bit annoying. The film is definitely not a family film, it's heavily
sexually based, I wouldn't advise taking your children to see this, but
then adults won't find the humour very funny.

The acting wasn't bad to be perfectly honest, the line up is good and I
felt that the characters were believable. As for messages? The film
carries some messages about family loyalties and priorities, but
doesn't every film like this carry that message?

I don't like sounding too negative, but the bottom line is that I
didn't enjoy this film, simple as that. If you like these kinds of
films then I would suggest renting it some time, it's not as bad as I
may have made it sound, but it's still pretty bad in my opinion. I hope
this review helped you, and maybe saved you some money.