Grumpy Old Men Reviews

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Brian Lowry
Variety
October 6, 2010
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
August 24, 2008
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are awfully good at this sort of thing.
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Mediocre, regrettably.
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Caryn James
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Just don't expect their bickering to be on the level of Neil Simon, and you won't be disappointed.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
While it won't come close to my top 10 best list for 1993, it will be right up there among the pictures that I had the most fun watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The movie is too pat and practiced to really be convincing, and the progress of Ariel's relationships with the two grumps seems dictated mostly by the needs of the screenplay.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
If you poke through Grumpy's cheap sentimentality, you'll find a worthy picture somewhere.
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Entertainment Weekly
December 24, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: B