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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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Grumpy Old Men 2  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$69,870,000
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Trivia

Ann Morgan Guilbert is only six years older than Sophia Loren but plays her mother. See more »

Goofs

When the worm is escaping into the ground, the green wire pulling it along is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Maria: I look like a... slut!
Ariel Gustafson: But a very nice slut.
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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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Features The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) See more »

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Almost Like Being In Love
Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Grumpier Old Men
23 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Nothing's different in this lovely follow up to the sleeper hit original. Lemmon and Matthau still jab at each other while Sophia Loren practically steals the film with her still astonishing beauty. Things only get better with age.


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