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The Odd Couple Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
It does well as an evening's entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
December 13, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Bill Gibron
March 9, 2009
When critics discuss chemistry, that onscreen magic that occurs between perfectly paired actors, the electricity exemplified by Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon is a textbook illustration of same.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
July 8, 2014
Classic buddy comedy finds hilarity in its mature themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Tom Milne
Time Out
January 26, 2006
An irresistible double act from Lemmon and Matthau.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 19, 2007
The film still remains fresh, as amazingly the many one-liners and the wacky situation still work.
Full Review | Original Score: B
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 7, 2009's still the original movie that best captures the essence of the characters and story.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
April 18, 2009
The key to the movie is its stars... it is Matthau's reserved yet committed man's man that gives the film its comedic edge.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 9, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
January 2, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Mark Bourne
March 18, 2009
...a durable classic, the sort of comedy that doesn't try to yank laughs by cramming its fist down our throats.
James O'Ehley
Movie Gurus
November 20, 2003
Two grown men sharing an apartment . . . and not so much as a mention of the word 'homosexual'? This could only be 1968 . . .
Chuck O'Leary
March 4, 2006
It's just one hilarious situation after another in this classic comedy about two polar opposites (one compulsively neat, the other a slob) forced to live together.
| Original Score: 9/10
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
April 28, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
April 23, 2007
Truly classic comedy in Neil Simon school with superb Lemmon and Matthau.
| Original Score: 5/5
Nicolas Lacroix
November 12, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
April 7, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)
March 15, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic

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