Meet the Parents

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,225,040Details
International Box Office $138,374,859
Worldwide Box Office $304,599,899
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
84% - Certified Fresh
Audience
79% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$55,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 6th, 2000 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, drug references and language
Running Time: 108 minutes
Franchise: Meet the Parents
Keywords: Frat Pack, In-Laws / Future In-Laws
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, Nancy Tenenbaum

Cast

   Jack Byrnes
   Greg Focker
   Dina Byrnes
   Pam Byrnes
James Rebhorn    Larry Banks
Jon Abrahams    Denny Byrnes
Phyllis George    Linda Banks
Kali Rocha    Flight Attendant
Thomas McCarthy    Dr. Bob Banks
Nicole DeHuff    Debbie Byrnes
Owen Wilson    Kevin Rawley
Spencer Breslin    Little Boy

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jim Herzfeld
Screenwriter    John Hamburg
Story Creator    Greg Glienna
Story Creator    Mary Ruth Clarke
Producer    Nancy Tenenbaum
Producer    Jane Rosenthal
Producer    Robert De Niro
Producer    Jay Roach
Co-Producer    Amy Sayres
Co-Producer    Shauna Weinberg
Cinematographer    Peter James
Editor    Jon Poll
Composer    Randy Newman
Music Supervisor    Randall Poster
Production Designer    Rusty Smith
Art Director    John Kasarda
Set Decorator    Karin Wiesel
Costume Designer    Daniel Orlandi
Sound Mixer    Tod A. Maitland
Supervising Sound Editor    George Anderson
Associate Producer    Greg Glienna
Associate Producer    Emo Phillips
Associate Producer    Jim Vincent
Assistant Director    Richard Cowan
Assistant Director    Marco Schnabel
Second Unit Camera    Tom Houghton
Casting Director    Ellen Chenoweth

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/06 1 $8,561,000   2,612 $3,278   $8,561,000 1
2000/10/07 1 $11,819,000 +38% 2,612 $4,525   $20,380,000 2
2000/10/08 1 $8,286,000 -30% 2,614 $3,170   $28,623,300 3
2000/10/09 1 $3,541,970 -57% 2,614 $1,355   $32,165,270 4
2000/10/10 1 $2,065,795 -42% 2,614 $790   $34,231,065 5
2000/10/11 1 $1,712,170 -17% 2,614 $655   $35,943,235 6
2000/10/12 1 $1,713,015 n/c 2,614 $655   $37,656,250 7
2000/10/13 1 $6,773,000 +295% 2,615 $2,590   $44,429,000 8
2000/10/14 1 $9,763,000 +44% 2,615 $3,733   $54,193,000 9
2000/10/15 1 $5,269,000 -46% 2,615 $2,015   $58,824,635 10
2000/10/16 1 $1,412,155 -73% 2,615 $540   $60,236,790 11
2000/10/17 1 $1,489,995 +6% 2,615 $570   $61,726,785 12
2000/10/18 1 $1,464,355 -2% 2,615 $560   $63,191,140 13
2000/10/19 1 $1,515,700 +4% 2,615 $580   $64,706,840 14
2000/10/20 1 $5,132,000 +239% 2,620 $1,959   $69,840,000 15
2000/10/21 1 $7,719,000 +50% 2,620 $2,946   $77,559,000 16
2000/10/22 1 $3,863,000 -50% 2,619 $1,475   $80,723,025 17
2000/10/23 1 $1,008,315 -74% 2,619 $385   $81,731,340 18
2000/10/24 1 $1,100,025 +9% 2,619 $420   $82,831,365 19
2000/10/25 1 $1,047,525 -5% 2,619 $400   $83,878,890 20
2000/10/26 1 $1,086,885 +4% 2,619 $415   $84,965,775 21
2000/10/27 1 $4,240,963 +290% 2,619 $1,619   $89,206,738 22
2000/10/28 1 $6,759,789 +59% 2,645 $2,556   $95,966,527 23
2000/10/29 1 $3,706,000 -45% 2,645 $1,401   $100,014,000 24
2000/10/30 2 $847,040 -77% 2,647 $320   $100,861,290 25
2000/10/31 2 $992,625 +17% 2,647 $375   $101,853,915 26
2000/11/01 1 $952,920 -4% 2,647 $360   $102,806,035 27
2000/11/02 1 $1,019,095 +7% 2,647 $385   $103,825,930 28
2000/11/03 3 $3,810,000 +274% 2,670 $1,427   $107,636,000 29
2000/11/04 2 $5,828,000 +53% 2,670 $2,183   $113,463,000 30
2000/11/05 2 $2,886,000 -50% 2,672 $1,080   $116,464,690 31
2000/11/06 3 $721,440 -75% 2,672 $270   $117,185,930 32
2000/11/07 2 $855,040 +19% 2,672 $320   $118,040,970 33
2000/11/08 2 $681,360 -20% 2,672 $255   $118,722,330 34
2000/11/09 2 $948,560 +39% 2,672 $355   $119,670,890 35
2000/11/10 4 $3,225,000 +240% 2,695 $1,197   $122,896,000 36
2000/11/11 4 $3,887,000 +21% 2,695 $1,442   $126,783,000 37
2000/11/12 5 $2,225,000 -43% 2,697 $825   $130,013,885 38
2000/11/13 4 $512,430 -77% 2,697 $190   $130,526,315 39
2000/11/14 4 $581,015 +13% 2,697 $215   $131,107,330 40
2000/11/15 4 $512,555 -12% 2,697 $190   $131,619,885 41
2000/11/16 4 $525,915 +3% 2,697 $195   $132,145,800 42
2000/11/17 8 $1,552,937 +195% 2,420 $642   $133,698,737 43
2000/11/18 8 $2,354,720 +52% 2,420 $973   $136,053,457 44
2000/11/19 8 $1,471,000 -38% 2,412 $610   $138,513,485 45
2000/11/20 8 $385,920 -74% 2,412 $160   $138,899,405 46
2000/11/21 7 $615,050 +59% 2,412 $255   $139,514,465 47
2000/11/27 9 $226,695   2,159 $105   $148,576,815 53
2000/11/28 9 $280,670 +24% 2,159 $130   $148,857,485 54
2000/11/29 9 $259,080 -8% 2,159 $120   $149,116,565 55
2000/11/30 9 $258,995 n/c 2,159 $120   $149,375,560 56
2000/12/01 9 $1,159,000 +347% 2,317 $500   $150,535,000 57
2000/12/02 8 $1,800,000 +55% 2,317 $777   $152,335,000 58
2000/12/03 9 $857,000 -52% 2,317 $370   $153,198,610 59
2000/12/04 9 $198,025 -77% 2,317 $85   $153,396,635 60
2000/12/05 8 $232,805 +18% 2,317 $100   $153,629,440 61
2000/12/06 9 $220,115 -5% 2,317 $95   $153,849,555 62
2000/12/07 9 $231,050 +5% 2,317 $100   $154,080,605 63
2000/12/08 8 $816,000 +253% 1,940 $421   $154,897,000 64
2000/12/09 8 $1,385,000 +70% 1,940 $714   $156,282,000 65
2000/12/10 10 $522,000 -62% 1,934 $270   $157,107,315 66
2000/12/11 10 $145,050 -72% 1,934 $75   $157,252,365 67
2000/12/12 10 $183,730 +27% 1,934 $95   $157,436,095 68
2000/12/13 10 $164,390 -11% 1,934 $85   $157,600,485 69
2000/12/14 9 $203,070 +24% 1,934 $105   $157,803,555 70
2000/12/15 10 $343,000 +69% 1,385 $248   $158,153,000 71
2000/12/17 13 $290,000   1,380 $210   $159,004,330 73
2000/12/18 13 $117,295 -60% 1,380 $85   $159,121,625 74
2000/12/19 13 $151,785 +29% 1,380 $110   $159,273,410 75
2000/12/27 20 $138,460   602 $230   $160,392,450 83
2000/12/28 20 $153,510 +11% 602 $255   $160,545,960 84
2001/01/08 20 $52,680   558 $94   $162,208,355 95
2001/01/09 20 $61,380 +17% 558 $110   $162,269,735 96
2001/01/10 20 $56,065 -9% 558 $100   $162,325,800 97
2001/01/11 20 $58,590 +5% 558 $105   $162,384,390 98
2001/01/15 27 $66,395   415 $160   $162,911,435 102

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2000/10/06 1 $28,623,300   2,614 $10,950   $28,623,300 3
2000/10/13 1 $21,168,385 -26% 2,615 $8,095   $58,824,635 10
2000/10/20 1 $16,015,185 -24% 2,619 $6,115   $80,723,025 17
2000/10/27 1 $15,048,475 -6% 2,647 $5,685   $100,014,250 24
2000/11/03 2 $12,638,560 -16% 2,672 $4,730   $116,464,490 31
2000/11/10 4 $10,342,995 -18% 2,697 $3,835   $130,013,885 38
2000/11/17 8 $6,367,685 -38% 2,412 $2,640   $138,513,485 45
2000/11/24 9 $6,487,795 +2% 2,087 $3,109   $148,350,120 52
2000/12/01 9 $3,823,050 -41% 2,317 $1,650   $153,198,610 59
2000/12/08 8 $3,026,710 -21% 1,934 $1,565   $157,107,315 66
2000/12/15 11 $1,200,775 -60% 1,380 $870   $159,004,330 73
2000/12/22 20 $457,515 -62% 602 $760   $160,103,515 80
2000/12/29 20 $600,295 +31% 569 $1,055   $161,325,490 87
2001/01/05 21 $605,430 +1% 558 $1,085   $162,155,675 94
2001/01/12 24 $527,045 -13% 415 $1,270   $162,911,435 101
2001/01/19 23 $420,210 -20% 414 $1,015   $163,437,465 108
2001/01/26 22 $387,445 -8% 378 $1,025   $163,969,845 115
2001/02/02 25 $360,225 -7% 326 $1,105   $164,454,835 122
2001/02/09 26 $294,780 -18% 289 $1,020   $164,844,085 129
2001/02/16 36 $290,180 -2% 242 $1,199   $165,232,525 136
2001/02/23 34 $210,235 -28% 219 $960   $165,497,210 143
2001/03/02 33 $205,310 -2% 185 $1,110   $165,761,735 150
2001/03/09 37 $161,805 -21% 161 $1,005   $165,989,170 157
2001/03/16 41 $103,500 -36% 138 $750   $166,142,600 164
2001/03/23 54 $54,145 -48% 119 $455   $166,225,040 171

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