Monster-in-Law is a 2005 Australian-American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes. It marks a return to cinema for Fonda, being her first film since Stanley & Iris fifteen years earlier. The screenplay is written by Anya Kochoff. The original music score is composed by David Newman. The film was negatively received by critics but was a huge box office success.