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Monster-in-law / Avery Productions ; New Line Cinema ; Bender-Spink, Inc. ; Avery Pix ; Spring Creek Productions ; produced by Chris Bender, Richard Brener, Julio Caro, Magnus Kim, J.C. Spink, Paul Weinstein ; written by Anya Kochoff ; directed by Robert Luketic.

Luketic, Robert, 1973- (Added Author). Lopez, Jennifer, 1970- (Added Author). Fonda, Jane, 1937- (Added Author). Vartan, Michael. (Added Author). Sykes, Wanda, 1964- (Added Author). Scott, Adam, 1973- (Added Author). Carpenter, Russell, 1950- (Added Author). Newman, David, 1954- (Added Author). New Line Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).


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 determined to scare off her son's new fiance by becoming the world's worst mother-in-law.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780652347
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen and full screen edition.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment, [2005]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Special features: Commentary with director Robert Luketic, Wanda Sykes, director of photography Russell Carpenter; "Welcome back, Jane Fonda!" featurette; "Robert Luketic - The man behind the monster;" "Trendsetters" two-part featurette on lifestyles and fashion; gag reel; deleted scenes with director introduction; "Ruby's make-up bag;" teaser and theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan, Wanda Sykes, Adam Scott, Annie Parisse, Monet Mazur, Elaine Stritch, Will Arnett.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual references and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, region 1.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned. English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Mothers-in-law > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Spanish language materials.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romantic comedy films.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Allentown Public Library System.


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