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The Best Movies About In-Laws  

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Say you meet that special, perfect someone. They're everything you ever wanted, and you can't imagine your life without them. Next thing you know, you're getting serious and it's time to meet... their family. Surely no family could be so bad that they would become a dealbreaker?

Well, the movies on this list of the greatest In-laws movies will test that notion. These are all the top movies with In-laws so bad they would make you reconsider the most perfect partner in the entire world. From stern parents to crazy siblings to crime families, there's something for everyone. While you might choose your significant other, you didn't necessarily choose their relatives, but they're still your in-laws. Hopefully, your mother-in-law is not as bad as Jane Fonda in Monster-in-law. In truth, it can be awkward or difficult to introduce someone new to your family, so take a look at this list to help you prepare for a new son, daughter, or even cousin-in-law.

We all have trouble with our In-laws from time to time, so vote up the best films about in-laws on this list and add any recent movies you think belongs on the list. You can also be thankful that your father-in-law isn't like Robert DeNiro in Meet the Parents. And if they are? Well, at least you're not alone.

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Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father (robert De Niro) is every date's worst nightmare. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, + more

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Monster-in-Law is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes. It marks a return to cinema for Fonda, being her first film in 15 years after Stanley & Iris. The screenplay is written by Anya Kochoff. The original music score is composed by David Newman. The film was negatively received by critics but was a box office success. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes, Will Arnett, Monet Mazur, + more

Released: 2005

Directed by: Robert Luketic

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Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey and Candice Bergen. The film was released by Touchstone Pictures. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, + more

Released: 2002

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Meet the Fockers is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach and the sequel to Meet the Parents. The film stars Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner and Teri Polo. It was followed by a sequel, Little Fockers, in 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, + more

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jay Roach

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