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.
The best of enemies until something came between them.
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Did You Know?
Although his character is supposed to be 94 years old in this movie, Burgess Meredith was in fact 85 years old when this movie was filmed and is only 17 years older than Jack Lemmon who portrays his son in this movie. See more
Though the movie is set win Minnesota with presumably lifelong Minnesotans, nobody speaks with an Upper Midwest accent. 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 7: Looks like Chuck's going to put the hotdog in the bun. See more
Referenced in The Sopranos: 46 Long
Written by Rudy Clark
and Arthur Resnick
Performed by The Rascals
Courtesy of ATLANTIC RECORDS
By Arrangement with WARNER SPECIAL PRODUCTS See more