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PG-13| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Elderly, angling and contentious friends Max (Walter Matthau) and John (Jack Lemmon) back-burner their bickering when their kids (Kevin Pollak, Daryl Hannah) get engaged, but fishing season opens a can of romantic worms as newcomer Maria (Sophia Loren) plans to turn their beloved bait shop into a restaurant. Botched matchmaking leads to some major romantic mix-ups, until an unexpected death in the family helps everyone realize that the most important thing in life is love.

Cast: Jack Lemmon , Walter Matthau , Ann-Margret , Sophia Loren , Burgess Meredith , Kevin Pollak , Daryl Hannah , Ann Morgan Guilbert

Director: Howard Deutch

Genres: Comedy

Grumpier Old Men (1995)

Release Date: December 22nd, 1995|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • It's great to see cherished, longtime stars in big roles to which they can bring so much spontaneity and finesse; you wish only that this movie were sturdier and had aimed higher. Judging from the bloopers that unreel during Grumpier Old Men's end credits, the cast had lots of fun making this movie--more fun, it would seem, than it is to watch. show more

  • This warm-weather variation on the original, once again set in a small Minnesota town, is in dire need of Geritol. Or a dose of ginseng. Or Ex-Lax. Anything to get things moving faster than this turgid replay. [22 Dec 1995, p.3D] show more

  • The whole point is to reproduce the experience of the first movie (and every other Lemmon-Matthau pairing) with mechanical precision. And so it does. show more

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