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The In-Laws

By Joe MacLeod | Posted

Pusillanimous podiatrist Jerry Peyser (Albert Brooks) meets unstable secret-agent-man-with-an-agenda Steve Tobias (Michael Douglas) as their respective daughter and son prepare to join together for all eternity under the bonds of holy wedlock in this not-really-a-remake of the 1979 Peter Falk and Alan Arkin comedy hit. Brooks and Douglas acquit themselves admirably in this forgettable bit of over-the-top fun-and-spy-games, hopping the globe with toothsome spy-sidekick Robin Tunney and sinister David Suchet (behaving a lot like Herbert Lom in all those Pink Panther flicks) bringing up the rear. Oh yeah, Albert "Lost in America" Brooks models a thong.

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