After years of looking for Mr. Right, Charlotte 'Charlie' Cantilini finally finds the man of her dreams, Kevin Fields, only to discover that his mother, Viola, is the woman of her most unpleasant nightmares. Viola is a recently fired news anchor who is afraid she will lose her son the way she has just lost her career, Viola becomes determines to scare off her son's new fiance by becoming the world's worst mother-in-law.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual references and language.|||general
Avery Productions ; New Line Cinema ; Bender-Spink, Inc. ; Avery Pix ; Spring Creek Productions ; produced by Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Paula Weinstein ; written by Anya Kochoff ; directed by Robert Luketic.
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Special features: Commentary with director Robert Luketic, Wanda Sykes, producer Chris Bender, production designer Missy Stewart and director of photography Russell Carpenter; "Welcome back, Jane Fonda!" featurette; "Keeping it real with Jennifer" featurette; "Vartan, the man!" featurette; "Robert Luketic - The man behind the monster"; "Trendsetters" two-part featurette on lifestyles and fasion; gag reel; deleted scenes with director introduction; "Ruby's make-up bag"; teaser and theatrical trailers.
Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan, Wanda Sykes, Adam Scott, Annie Parisse, Monet Mazur, Elaine Stritch, Will Arnett.
Director of photography, Russell Carpenter ; art director, James F. Truesdale ; editors, Scott Hill, Kevin Tent ; music, David Newman ; costume designer, Kym Barrett ; production designer, Missy Stewart.
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation and fullscreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.