MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 180 this week

Sour Grapes (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  17 April 1998 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 2,229 users  
Reviews: 39 user | 16 critic

Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 12 May 2011
 
a list of 658 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
a list of 219 titles
created 06 Aug 2012
 
a list of 119 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 
a list of 40 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sour Grapes" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sour Grapes (1998)

Sour Grapes (1998) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sour Grapes.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO.

Director: Robert B. Weide
Stars: Jason Alexander, Larry Charles, Carol Leifer
Clear History (TV Movie 2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss, who made billions from the electric car company they started.

Director: Greg Mottola
Stars: Larry David, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall
Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series 1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

He's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home...what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this ... See full summary »

Stars: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and, her ex John Michael. A curious triagle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affectoins.

Director: Lawrence Turman
Stars: Lucie Arnaz, Craig Wasson, Ken Howard
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Set in 1980s seaside England, this is the story of Edward, an unusual ten year old boy growing up in an old people's home run by his parents. Whilst his mother struggles to keep the family ... See full summary »

Director: John Crowley
Stars: Michael Caine, Bill Milner, Anne-Marie Duff
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Zee is walking up and down Manhattan streets, talking to herself and to the husband who has just left her. At a sidewalk café she runs into Eli. A very unlikely, funny and touching ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Jaglom
Stars: Michael Emil, Karen Black, Michael Margotta
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

"The Other Side of Paradise" is a highly entertaining comedy about a girl named Rose who embarks on a journey of self-discovery on the way to her first gallery opening. Along the way, she ... See full summary »

Director: Justin D. Hilliard
Stars: Arianne Margot, Jack Elliott, Frank Mosley
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A middle-aged, misanthropic divorcée from New York City surprisingly enters a fulfilling, Pygmalion-type relationship with a much younger, unsophisticated Southern girl.

Director: Woody Allen
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Larry David, Henry Cavill
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Jerry Seinfeld is joined by friends for a cup of coffee and a drive in a classic car, sharing stories all along the way.

Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Mario Joyner, Gad Elmaleh
The Paul Reiser Show (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

A comedy centering around a real-life family.

Stars: Paul Reiser, Ben Shenkman, Omid Djalili
Fridays (1980–1982)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Live late-night comedy sketch show similar to "Saturday Night Live."

Stars: Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Sascha Ciezata
Stars: Larry David
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Burns ...
Viola Harris ...
Scott Erik ...
Michael Resnick ...
...
...
...
...
Robyn Peterman ...
Anthony Parziale ...
Abraham Kessler ...
Fred Goehner ...
Amy Hohn ...
Denise Bessette ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt brings a $400,000 jackpot for Richie. No wonder Evan turns greedy and jealous. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A hilarious comedy from the co-creator of "Seinfeld" See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sex-related humor | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Até Que O Dinheiro Nos Separe  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$123,104 (USA) (17 April 1998)

Gross:

$219,932 (USA) (24 April 1998)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

(at around 1h) When Richard leaves the chiropractor's office and the cops pull up to talk to him, the potted plant on the right moves between shots. Note the position in relation to the little square window on the building. See more »

Quotes

Selma Maxwell: [making soup at the stove, to son Richie] This won't take long. ...little salt, a little peppah-deppah. Awww. Who else knows how much you love peppah-deppah? No one. No *one*!
[singing]
Selma Maxwell: There is a lay-dee / Who likes lovely bay-zhil / And this lovely basil lady / Came to town
See more »

Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, we see a bowl of grapes rotting as each name comes on the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Pants Tent (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet #15 in G Major, D 887
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Melos Quartett
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Highly Underrated!
6 February 2002 | by (Bombay, India) – See all my reviews

I really don't know whats wrong with people. Movies that really suck and are devoid of any humor are considered funny and movies that are genuinely funny get a 5.2 rating? So this movie isn't exactly supposed to be intelligent or thought provoking or even too subtle for that matter but what it does is make you laugh. Not just slight chuckles but laugh till your stomach hurts.

The lead characters also do a pretty good job. The guy who wins the million dollars has a dialogue delivery style very similar to Norm McDonald (which is a good thing). It has this underlying sarcastic tone that makes almost anything he says funny. Like the Seinfeld series this movie too isn't about a real plot or anything but its amazing how creative people can be making you laugh with some of the silliest gags ever. After watching this film I felt light-headed. Almost anything seemed to amuse me after that. All day I had this annoying grin on my face with sudden outbursts of laughter just thinking about the movie. I know a good/funny movie when I see one. This one is genuinely funny. Try not to look for meaning or depth in it and you'll love it. Take my word for it. Its well worth your time.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Worst. Movie. Ever. dms666
Which Curb episode? jpoling-1
Curb Your Enthusiasm ExtremeHobo
Too Much Music jbels
Where In The World Is Sour Grapes? cbibo
Should I finish this movie? matt-1343
Discuss Sour Grapes (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page