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Grumpy Old Men (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  25 December 1993 (USA)
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A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood, only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.

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Storyline

John and Max are elderly men living next door to each other. They're continuously arguing and insulting each other, and have been this way for over 50 years. One day, Ariel, moves into the street. Both men are attracted to her, and their rivalry steps up a gear. Written by Rob Hartill

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A fifty-year fight. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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25 December 1993 (USA)  »

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Dois Velhos Rabugentos  »

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£734,203 (UK) (17 June 1994)
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Although his character is supposed to be 94 years old in this movie, Burgess Meredith was in fact 85 years old when this movie was filmed and is only 17 years older than Jack Lemmon who portrays his son in this movie. See more »

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At the wedding, most of the snow has melted. In the next scene, presumably that night, the snow at Max and John's houses is back to what is was before. See more »

Quotes

Max Goldman: Do me a favor. Put your lip over your head... and swallow.
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Grandpa's lines were as follows. N.B. He's just seen Chuck enter the home of Ariel. See more »

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Great fun for seniors and juniors

John Gustafson (Jack Lemmon) and Max Goldman (Walter Matthau) are neighbors living in snowy Minnesota who have been fighting with each other for several years.Then a lovely widow called Ariel Truax (Ann-Margret) moves to the street.That means competition between John and Max.Grumpy Old Men from 1993 is great fun for seniors and juniors.I'm only 18 but I'm getting older all the time.Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were great together.Unfortunately Walter died to a heart attack last July at the age of 79.There are also some other great actors in the movie, including Ossie Davis, Daryl Hannah and Kevin Pollak.Burgess Meredith (1909-1997) is brilliant playing Lemmon's father in the movie.Grumpy Old Men is a heart warming comedy with lots of terrific scenes with Lemmon and Matthau.Don't miss the bloopers during credits.And don't miss this movie.


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