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Grumpier Old Men (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 December 1995 (USA)
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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Comedy | Romance

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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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Trivia

There's one scene where Jack Lemmon has to sleep over at Walter Matthau's, and he has to deal with how sloppy he lives: Very much like their most famous movie, The Odd Couple. See more »

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John and Max look through the window as Jacob and Melanie make up. There are Halloween stickers on the window. When Jacob pulls down the curtain, the stickers are suddenly gone. See more »

Quotes

Grandpa: I'm done.
John Gustafson: Pop, I really wish you'd try the low fat bacon...
Grandpa: Well you can wish in one hand and crap in the other, and see which gets filled first!
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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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Ring Of Fire
Written by Merle Kilgore and June Carter Cash
Performed by Johnny Cash
Courtesy of Mercury Nashville Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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As Good As The Original
19 February 2003 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

Some people see this as an inferior sequel to the first movie "Grumpy Old Men". I don't agree, i love the first one but i think this one is every bit as good and in some ways..even better than the original. Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are my favorite comedy team. The Fortune Cookie is a classic and i also love "Buddy Buddy" and "The Odd Couple Parts 1 and 2 but the Grumpies hold a special place in my heart. I was personally hoping for another Grumpy movie but sadly we've lost both of these wonderful stars so that will never happen. At least we will always have these fine films to enjoy and treasure. I have them on Dvd and watch them regularly..they never fail to touch my heart and make me smile.


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