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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: [to Al] If you're bored in New Jersey, you're already retired.
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References Home Alone (1990) See more »

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Old Friends
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Liza Minnelli
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Got to love the woodster.
10 December 1999 | by (Fargo) – See all my reviews

A delightful view into the lives of legends lost. It has heart and soul. Besides the lines being hilarious, it is funny just to look at Allen and Falk together.

If you enjoy woody's acting and simon's writing then definitely check this one out.


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