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A Fish in the Bathtub (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy | March 1999 (USA)
Sam (Jerry Stiller) and Molly (Anne Meara) are a classic bickering old couple, and their marriage has been 40 years of sparring. Yet, when Sam refuses to move the carp he's keeping in their... See full summary »
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Joel
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Ruthie
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Sharon
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Eldon Krantz
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Rose
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Bernie
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Sam (Jerry Stiller) and Molly (Anne Meara) are a classic bickering old couple, and their marriage has been 40 years of sparring. Yet, when Sam refuses to move the carp he's keeping in their spare bathroom, Molly becomes fed up and unexpectedly leaves. Molly moves in with their grown son and starts dating an old friend. The couple's daughter convinces Sam to try to win his wife back and rediscover his own sense of romance.

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The fish stays...the marriage goes! A comedy about long term relationships.

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Rated PG-13 for language and some sexual content
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Hal a fürdőkádban  »

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Old married couple splits -- then YOU guess what happens
24 February 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So, how many times are we going to see the story of a grouchy old man & his saint-of-a-wife who split up?

That's the story, with a few ho-hum subplots: adult son contemplates an affair, daughter dates her assistant -- but at least they want their parents to get back together.

It's a nice movie to watch...with your parents. Or, to rent for your parents.


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