John and Max are elderly men living next door to each other. They're continuously arguing and insulting each other, and have been this way for over 50 years. One day, Ariel, moves into the street. Both men are attracted to her, and their rivalry steps up a gear.
A fifty-year fight.
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Did You Know?
When John (Jack Lemmon) applies aftershave, his expression mimicks Macaulay Culkin's character, Kevin, from "Home Alone" (released two years prior). See more
When John watched the lottery results the announcer says it's for a $3.4 million prize. The screen shows the prize as being $6.4 million. See more
Mr. Gustafson! I have to talk to you! Mr. Gustafson, will you answer the door, please? I know you're in there! It's no use pretending this isn't happening, Mr. Gustafson! I can't keep coming... back here every couple of days! You have to talk to me! Mr. Gustafson, I'm just trying to help you! Come on and open the door! I'll just keep knocking! I'll come back, so you might as well answer the door! I know you're in there! Think of the neighbors, Mr. Gustafson! There's a letter for ...
Take 13 (also): Looks like Chuck's taking the old log to the beaver See more
Written by James Pierpont
(as James Lord Pierpont) See more