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?
At the end of the theatrical trailer, there is an outtake of Walter Matthau in the bath tub saying directly into the camera "If I'd known there was going to be a nude scene, I would've asked for an extra million." The crew found this so hilarious, they ended up using it as a post credits scene. See more
After John throws a fish in Max's truck, Max smells that "rotting fish" smell after a few days. Minnesota during ice fishing season (November, according to the story) would've been too cold for the fish to not only thaw out but to begin to stink. There were several inches of snow on the ground during this time of the film. 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 ...
Grandpa's lines were as follows. N.B. He's just seen Chuck enter the home of Ariel. See more
O Holy Night
Written by Adolphe Adam
, Placide Cappeau
and John Sullivan Dwight
Arranged by Nat 'King' Cole
and Edith Bergdahl
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Courtesy of CAPITOL RECORDS
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