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Grumpy Old Men (1993)

A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.

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Steve Cochran ...
Weatherman
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Pharmacist
Isabell O'Connor ...
Nurse (as Isabell Monk)
Buffy Sedlachek ...
Punky (as Buffy Sedlacheck)
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Moving Man
Charles Brin ...
Fisherman
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Dois Velhos Rabugentos  »

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$70,172,621 (USA)
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When Max is changing John's TV channels you will see three different Little Caesar's pizza commercials from 1992. See more »

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When John comes back from his visit with the IRS, he returns in a cab but doesn't pay the cab driver. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Snyder: Mr. Gustafson! I have to talk to you! Mr. Gustafson, will you answer the door, please? I know you're in there! It's no use pretending this isn't happening, Mr. Gustafson! I can't keep coming... back here every couple of days! You have to talk to me! Mr. Gustafson, I'm just trying to help you! Come on and open the door! I'll just keep knocking! I'll come back, so you might as well answer the door! I know you're in there! Think of the neighbors, Mr. Gustafson! There's a letter for ...
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Another outtake has Walter Matthau saying... Hello, I'm Ronald Reagan, I used to be president of the United States. I live across the street. I was also in the movies for a while - I was a lousy actor See more »


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Cafe Polka
Written by Frankie Yankovic
Arranged by Michael Edwards
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A feel good comedy
6 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a good movie because it is a feel good movie. We see the characters and we don't feel that bad about ourselves. Another Lemmon and Matthau film, where this time they are two old guys in Minnesota. Content, until a woman (Ann-Margaret) is the apple of they're eyes. Great fun, especially from Burgess Meredith, who is hilarious as Lemmon's dirty talking father who is even funnier in the out-takes. A


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