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The Odd Couple II (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  10 April 1998 (USA)
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Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding.

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It has been seventeen years now since Oscar and Felix saw each other for the last time. Oscar is living in Florida, Felix in New York. One day, Oscar is called by his son Brucey who invites him to his wedding to Felix' daughter Hannah next Sunday in California. Oscar and Felix meet again at Los Angeles International Airport and take a rental car in order to go to San Malina for the wedding. The trip develops into an odyssey, starting with Oscar forgetting Felix' suitcase at the Budget station, going over to the complete loss of the directions (and the car), several difficulties with the police, a dead person, a toupee, underwear and revenge-hungry Cowboys and ending up with Felix meeting the "one and only" woman. But the wedding has to be reached on time. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Adventure | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Odd Couple 2: Travelin' Light  »

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$4,810,288 (USA) (10 April 1998)

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$18,878,566 (USA) (26 June 1998)
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Trivia

Final film as a full producer for writer Neil Simon. See more »

Goofs

Felix and Felice claim to be meant for each other, as the first 3 letters of their names match. Actually, it's the first four. See more »

Quotes

Wanda: He's like my third husband, he should rest in peace.
Oscar Madison: How do you know he's dead? Maybe he's just bluffing.
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References Thelma & Louise (1991) See more »

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The Village Inn
By Henry Mancini
Performed by Henry Mancini and His Orchestra
Courtesy of the RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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Better than expected...
9 November 1998 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Despite poor reviews from critics, this follow-up to the "Odd Couple" delivers quite a few big laughs. Both stars are in top form, although it looks as if old age is begining to damper (just slightly) ol' Walter Matthau's style. I enjoyed many of the sight gags, especially one with Bernard Hughes as a man planning to live to "120" as he drives them cross-country. Howard Duetch, who also directed the hilarious "Grumpier Old Men", does a fine job switching between the dramatic and comedic moments. Not a great film, but an entertaining one with quite a few guffaws. It's biggest downfall: It reminded me more of the "Grumpy Old Men" films than the original "Odd Couple".


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