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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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One of three 1996 Neil Simon adaptations made for television and first broadcast in that year. The others were Jake's Women (1996) and London Suite (1996). All were made for production houses Hallmark Entertainment and Metropolitan Productions. See more »

Quotes

Willie Clark: I invented comedy!
Al Lewis: The same night you designed the Titanic.
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Features Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) See more »

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Old Friends
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Liza Minnelli
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Don't watch this movie!
8 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a great fun of all Woody Allen's works, especially when he appears on the screen himself. This movie was one of the stops on my journey to discover all his productions and for the first time I was severely disappointed. It's just simply unwatchable from the beginning. I should have become suspicious when old, grumpy, horribly annoying Peter Folk confused East and West sides of Manhattan! What a crap! This movie does not include any plot, Woody's funny remarks on TV shopping are only funny moments. Falk stays equally annoying to the end (thankfully it lasts 90mins only) mumbling nonsense crap for more than an hour. No No No. It's definitely the second on my list of the-worst-movies-ever (the first being 2012 Doomsday!)


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