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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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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

The penultimate theatrical feature film for both Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. Matthau's last was Hanging Up (2000) whilst Lemmon's last was The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000). See more »

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During a scene where Felix and Oscar are driving on the highway, you can see someone in a passing car take a photo of them. See more »

Quotes

Oscar Madison: Don't you take them with water?
Felix Ungar: The local water?
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Felix Ungar: Don't you know how many pesticides there are in the local water?
Oscar Madison: Lower your voice, will you? People in here don't know they're gonna be dead in a week.
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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley
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The last team up
6 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau appear in their final film together here after years of acting together (Matthau died recently). Here, they team up once again as Felix and Oscar. This time, they are on a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding (it's Felix's daughter and Oscar's son) and during the trip their are plenty of funny scenes and one-liners, but it just doesn't hit as well as the original. Good effort anyway. Written again by Neil Simon.


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