Meet the Parents () - Ben Stiller as Greg Focker - IMDb
Positive Messages Characters insensitive to feelings of Jewish man, also deride his masculinity because he's a nurse.
Greg tries to pass off a random shelter cat for a lost family pet. Greg loses his cool on an airplane and gets removed.
Lots of lying and sneaking around by Jack, who mistrusts everyone and spies on everyone. Violence Frequent comic peril and pratfalls. Greg's over-exuberance in water volleyball results in an injury to his girlfriend's sister, bloodying her nose and giving her a swollen-shut black eye.
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While trying to catch Jack's escaped cat, Greg starts a fire, causing destruction to the site where his girlfriend's sister's wedding was to be held. An overflowed septic tank's seepage into the yard results in a truck getting stuck and spraying fecal matter on the characters with its tires. Jack and Greg engage in reckless high-speed driving in one scene. Sex After Greg loses his suitcase by the airline, he is given the wrong suitcase; Jack pries it open and discovers a variety of sex toys.
While trying to initiate sex, Greg uses a pet name for his penis as he begins to fondle the breasts of his girlfriend. Why don't you tell me? Some people think that to "puff the magic dragon" means to- They're really, uh - to smoke - to smoke - a marijuana cigarette.
Puff's just the name of the boy's magical dragon. Are you a pothead, Focker? No, no, no, no, Jack. No, I'm - I'm not - I - I pass on grass all the time. I mean, not all the time. I got a plane full of people saying you threatened that stewardess.
I was not threatening her. I was just trying to get my bag into the overhead storage thing You were acting like a maniac and you threatened her with a bomb.
No, I said I didn't have a bomb. But you said bomb. I said, "It's not like I have a bomb". You said "Bomb" on an airplane.
What's wrong with saying 'Bomb' on an airplane? You can't say 'Bomb' on an airplane! Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb.
You gonna arrest me? Bomb bomb bomb bomb!
You assaulted an airline employee and I oughta put you away for years! Greg, how come you don't like cats? I don't not like cats. I-I just - I just prefer dogs. I mean, I'm just more of a dog kind of, you know.
Come home, wagging their little tails, happy to see you kind of You need that assurance, do you? You prefer an emotionally shallow animal?
You see, Greg, when you yell at a dog, his tail will go between his legs and cover his genitals, his ears will go down. A dog is very easy to break, but cats make you work for their affection.