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Percy Jones takes great pride in the knowledge that he is always right, especially when it comes to the welfare of his family. When his daughter Theresa brings her new boyfriend, Simon Green, home to meet Percy and his wife Marilyn, he is unaware that Simon has already proposed to Theresa and plans to announce the engagement at Percy and Marilyn's 25th anniversary party. As far as Percy's concerned, no man will ever be good enough for his baby girl and the long line of struggling-artist types Theresa has dated so far has only served to bolster his conviction. So that there are no unpleasant surprises this time around, Percy, a bank loan officer, runs a credit check on Simon. The young man, a successful stockbroker, certainly looks good on paper, and for the first time, Percy is actually looking forward to meeting one of his daughter's boyfriends. However, the young man he has envisioned--a dazzling combination of Denzel Washington, Colin Powell and Tiger Woods--is not who arrives at his doorstep. Percy is aghast and more than a little indignant when his daughter presents her decidedly Caucasian boyfriend. Once he is over his initial shock, Percy begins interrogating Simon about his family history, education, career, and favorite sports. Feeling pressured to impress his prospective father-in-law, Simon boasts of his (nonexistent) past as a NASCAR driver, which only serves to arouse Percy's suspicions. Regardless, Simon's repeated attempts to make a good impression are futile. Percy rebuffs him at every turn and makes it his mission to expose Simon as a fraud and undermine his daughter's new relationship.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||PG-13||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2005||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Sony Pictures Releasing|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, Tall Trees Productions .....Production Company, 3 Arts Entertainment .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Tony's Food Service .....Production Company, Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Scoring Stage .....Production Company, Hollywood Title Services .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Pixel Magic .....Production Company, +zen Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Filmladen Gmbh .....Theatrical Distributor, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group .....Theatrical Distributor, Hispano Foxfilms .....Theatrical Distributor, Fs Film Oy .....Theatrical Distributor, Sena .....Theatrical Distributor, Ozen Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Columbia Pictures .....Studio, Sony Pictures Releasing .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Studiocanal .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Skifan Hf .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Nu-Metro .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Luna Filmverleih Gmbh .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, New Regency Productions .....Financier, StudioCanal .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|