Two long time friends, Jack Stobbs (George C. Scott) and Art Riddle (Don Ameche), have a fun and laughable adventure trying to spend the rest of their days fishing.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Stobbs
Art Riddle
Fern Stobbs
Certainty Dowd
James Greene ...
Lenka Peterson ...
Richard Hamilton ...
Jean Hale ...
Kenneth French ...
Mr. Green
Marc Gowan ...
Georgia Allen ...
Mrs. Rambaugh
Bruce Taylor ...
Randy Martin ...
Jane Berman ...
Mary Dudley
Rick Maley ...


Two long time friends, Jack Stobbs (George C. Scott) and Art Riddle (Don Ameche), have a fun and laughable adventure trying to spend the rest of their days fishing.

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28 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Colegas  »

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Did You Know?


In the scene where Mrs. Stobbs is deciding what to take and what she can leave. She picks up a photo and says: "I can't leave this. It's a picture of Captain Hank Stanley from 'Emergency!"'. The movie's writer, 'Norell, Michael', played Hank Stanley in Emergency! (1972). See more »


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Not The Most Memorable Comedy
27 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a harmless but, unfortunately, mostly humorless comedy about two older guys discovering 3.6 million dollars in drug money and then having it change their lifestyle.

Don Ameche and George C. Scott play the old guys. Along for the ride are Scott's mother, played by Sylvia Sidney....and, oh yes, a teenage girl with purple hair. Sidney plays a crude but-not-as-crude-as-Ruth Gordon-type, while Scott and Ameche are nice guys. Of course, the fact that they stole the money is okay, according to the scriptwriters. Never confuse film scripts with Scripture.

This could have been funny, especially with this cast, but it wasn't. By halfway through, I was wondering whether to just re-wind the tape and bring it back to the video store. I stayed with it, but was not rewarded for doing so.

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