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The Sunshine Boys (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  28 December 1997 (USA)
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Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.

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Neil Simon wrote this updated version of his 1972 Broadway play about a film agent's efforts to recombine the once famous comedy pair Lewis and Clark, played by Woody Allen and Peter Falk. Written by Kunal Taravade <kunalt@cris.com>

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In the original 1975 movie Al's daughter was named Doris and was played by Carol Arthur. In this remake she's renamed Carol. See more »

Quotes

Nancy Clark: Was it your idea to be sort of a straight man?
Al Lewis: No, he just said the jokes before I could get them out.
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References This Is Your Life (1952) See more »

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Old Friends
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Liza Minnelli
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The Sunstroke Boys
29 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is awful.. I couldn't finish it. Falk is so annoying- he ruins any fun you might have convinced yourself you had- he reads his lines like a pitbull with a kid in it's mouth- and it's about as funny. Allen comes off better but is lit from behind like a traveling mummy exhibit. Michael Jackson has less chalk on his face than Allen. What would possess Woody to do reworked Neil Simon material? SKIP IT!


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