The Odd Couple Poster

Release Date: 1968

DVD Release Date: December 12th, 2000

G|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
When fussy Felix (Jack Lemmon) becomes suicidal over his impending divorce, he accepts an offer to move in with his best friend, messy Oscar (Walter Matthau). Felix drives Oscar crazy with his obsession over his soon-to-be ex. Oscar tries to get him out of his funk by arranging a double date with two wacky British neighbors, Cecily (Monica Evans) and Gwendolyn (Carole Shelley). When the plan backfires and Felix grows even more despondent, his friendship with Oscar is put to the test.

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herbert Edelman, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, David Sheiner, Larry Haines

Director: Gene Saks

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, New York City, Hilarious, Friendship, 1960s, Touching, Witty, Transformation