Monster-in-Law Synopsis
A woman must contend with her future mother-in-law's plans to thwart her wedding.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a hoot to watch Fonda cut loose and mix it up with J. Lo, even when the laughs turn mean-spirited.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A generational spectacle that's fun to witness.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Fonda is a hoot and a half.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
By Hollywood standards, a movie carried with such gusto by a 67-year-old woman has to be considered a miracle. And I'm not sorry to say I...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
As for Monster-in-Law, it's tripe on a plate.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Fonda's performance is a perfect storm of histrionics, and she leaves nothing and no one standing.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Monster-in-Law, where Bridezilla meets Godzilla, is a comedy so anemic, so toxic, that even Dracula wouldn't bite.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Doesn't make the movie worth watching -- even if you're monstrously bored.
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A deeply dispiriting movie, not just because it is grindingly bad but because Jane Fonda actually chose this for her comeback after a...
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The movie itself is grotesque, and may drive you nuts as it makes you laugh, mostly at the stupidity of the thing.
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A good laugh!

By panther96
Good movie...

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Rated PG-13 | For sex references and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Predictable romantic comedy lacks kid appeal.
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