Meet the Parents
Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film
Comedy film
Comedy film is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. They are designed to elicit laughter from the audience. Comedies are mostly light-hearted dramas and are made to amuse and entertain the audiences...

 written by Jim Herzfeld
Jim Herzfeld
Jim Herzfeld is an American film and television screenwriter who has also done work as a television producer. Herzfeld graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in 1984. Herzfeld's earliest TV credit is on It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1986. His earliest feature film work was a...

 and John Hamburg
John Hamburg
John Hamburg is an American screenwriter and film director.-Early life:Hamburg was born in New York City to a Jewish family. His mother is radio personality Joan Hamburg. He graduated from Brown University in 1992 with a degree in history...

 and directed by Jay Roach
Jay Roach
Matthew Jay Roach is an American film director and producer, best known for directing the Austin Powers films and Meet the Parents.-Life and career:...

. Starring Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro, Jr. is an American actor, director and producer. His first major film roles were in Bang the Drum Slowly and Mean Streets, both in 1973...

 and Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
Benjamin Edward "Ben" Stiller is an American comedian, actor, writer, film director, and producer. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara....

, the film chronicles a series of unfortunate events that befall a good-hearted but hapless male nurse while visiting his girlfriend's parents. Teri Polo
Teri Polo
Theresa Elizabeth "Teri" Polo is an American actress known for her role of Pam Focker in the movie Meet the Parents and its two sequels, Meet the Fockers and Little Fockers...

, Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
Blythe Katherine Danner is an American actress. She is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow.-Early life:...

, and Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Owen Cunningham Wilson is an American actor and writer, known for his roles in the films The Haunting, The Royal Tenenbaums, Zoolander, Meet the Parents, Wedding Crashers, You, Me and Dupree, Bottle Rocket, the Cars series, The Darjeeling Limited, Marley & Me, Midnight in Paris, Shanghai Noon,...

 also star.

Meet the Parents is a remake of a 1992 film of the same name
Meet the Parents (1992 film)
Meet the Parents is a 1992 American independent comedy film written by Greg Glienna and Mary Ruth Clarke. Glienna also directed and starred in the film as the main protagonist, Greg...

 directed by Greg Glienna
Greg Glienna
Greg M. Glienna is an American director and screenwriter best known as the creator of the original Meet the Parents. He also wrote A Guy Thing and wrote and directed Relative Strangers. He is also the co-author of the play Suffer the Long Night which had its Los Angeles premiere August 2008...

 and produced by Jim Vincent.

First comes love. Then comes the interrogation.

No pressure.

He finally met the girl of his dreams. Too bad her dad's a nightmare.