REEL 13
Classics

The In-Laws

AIR DATE: 4/18/09

The In-Laws

The In-Laws

Synopsis:

Sheldon Kornpett (Alan Arkin) is an anxious Manhattan dentist who just wants to get through his daughter’s wedding in one piece. Unfortunately, she’s marrying the son of Vince Ricardo (Peter Falk), who may or may not be a certifiably insane rogue CIA agent. Arkin and Falk are unforgettable in this Odd Couple meets James Bond comedy classic.

Director: Arthur Hiller

Hiller was born in Alberta and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1947. He began his show business career in television for the CBC in Toronto in the 1950s, and was a successful television director before moving to Hollywood, where he directed The Out of Towners (1970), Man of La Mancha (1972), and Author! Author! (1982). He was nominated for Best Director at the 1971 Academy Awards for Love Story. Hiller served as President of the Director’s Guild from 1989 to 1993 and President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1997. He was the recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2002 Academy Awards ceremony in recognition of his humanitarian, charitable and philanthropic efforts.

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  • Peter & Margaret Jaderlund

    My wife and I are great fans of this movie. The remake did not do justice to this wonderful comedy. Each time we see it we enjoy it as much as the first time. The cast was wonderful and each role was so appropriate for each actor. They shouldn’t try to remake what is already a minor masterpiece of comedy by expert actors.

  • Avigdor Gargy

    Can you show that movie again?
    I missed that last year.
    Thank you

  • Lori

    THE IN LAWS STARRING THESE TWO ARE THE MOST COMICAL I EVER EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE ,REALLY DOES DESERVE AN AWARD IF IF NOT RECIEVED ONE ….

    I COULD NOT STOP LAUGHING WHEN PETER GOES SERPENTINE
    IT A FAVORITE AMONGST THE FANS
    AND THE LOOKS THAT SHELDON GIVES IS CLASSICAL

    5 STAR RATED FILM GOT MY VOTE FOR A OSCAR OR EMMY
    NEVER AGAIN THAT WHAT I READ NEVER AGIN THESE TWO
    WERE THE MAKING OF THIS FILM,BRILLIANT SCRIPTED BUT IT TAKE LEGEND ACTORS TO CARRY IT ACROSS THEY CERTAINLY DONE THAT ,