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Grumpier Old Men (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 December 1995 (USA)
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John and Max resolve to save their beloved bait shop from turning into an Italian restaurant, just as its new female owner catches Max's attention.

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Things don't seem to change much in Wabasha County: Max and John are still fighting after 35 years, Grandpa still drinks, smokes, and chases women , and nobody's been able to catch the fabled "Catfish Hunter", a gigantic catfish that actually smiles at fishermen who try to snare it. Six months ago John married the new girl in town (Ariel), and people begin to suspect that Max might be missing something similar in his life. The only joy Max claims is left in his life is fishing, but that might change with the new owner of the bait shop. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Still Yelling. Still Fighting. Still Ready For Love.

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Rated PG-13 for salty language and innuendos | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$69,870,000 (USA)
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Grumpier Old Men was Burgess Meredith's final film. See more »

Goofs

When Gustafson puts the cat in Max's car, it makes holes in the imitation leather, but moments later the holes are gone. See more »

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John Gustafson: Here, drop anchor.
Max Goldman: You cut the anchor you dumb ass.
John Gustafson: Alright, then grab the net.
Max Goldman: You cut that too you dick head.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are run beneath the closing credits, including Burgess Meredith giving many different bawdy names for the Hawaiian island he visited, and the line he uses to invite Maria's mother back to his room. See more »

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Follows Grumpy Old Men (1993) See more »

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Hit The Road Jack
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Performed by David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter)
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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Simply Wonderful!
18 January 1999 | by (St. Petersburg, Florida) – See all my reviews

Grumpier Old Men is one of the cutest movies I have ever seen. It is a fitting follow - up to Grumpy Old Men. Matthau and Lemmon shine in this great film. My favorite performance in this film would have to go to the wonderful actress Sophia Loren who plays a feisty newcomer in town. Burgess Meredith is marvelous in his role, and he had me rolling! This film is excellent, and I am proud to own it. I suggest that anyone looking for a lots of laughs, and a cute romance story see this movie.


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