The In-Laws

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  • PG
  • 1979
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 7.3  (10,005)
  • 69

The In-Laws is a 1979 comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, and Richard Libertini. The plot follows the wild and unpredictable misadventures of a dentist named Sheldon Kornpett (Arkin), who is reluctantly pulled into a series of international espionage schemes by his daughter's fiancé Vince Ricardo (Falk).

The film begins as Sheldon, a mild-mannered Manhattan dentist, prepares to meet the parents of his daughter's fiancé, Vince. Sheldon is instantly put out of his comfort zone by Vince's bizarre behavior and assorted eccentricities. Vince, who claims to be a government agent, pulls Sheldon into a madcap adventure that takes them both to South America, where they are pursued by assassins, corrupt police, and a mysterious dictator with an obsession for the martial arts.

As the plot thickens, Sheldon begins to realize that Vince's craziness may be rooted in a deadly plot to smuggle millions in forged currency across the border. As the two men stumble from one outrageous situation to the next, they are forced to dodge bullets, climb sheer cliffs, and even pose as a pair of flamenco dancers to avoid capture.

The In-Laws is a classic comedy that blends action, adventure, and humor into a laugh-out-loud adventure that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. With its high-energy performances by Falk and Arkin, and its clever and unpredictable plot, this film remains a beloved classic of the genre. Whether you're a fan of spy movies, action-adventure comedies, or just looking for a good laugh, The In-Laws is the perfect film for you.

The In-Laws is a 1979 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 69.

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    1 hr 43 min
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    7.3  (10,005)
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