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The Odd Couple II (1998)

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Average Rating: 4.1/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 0 | Rotten: 7

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Howard Deutch directed this sequel to the The Odd Couple (1968), originally adapted from the 1965 Broadway comedy by Neil Simon. Thirty years later, Felix Ungar (Jack Lemmon) and retired sportswriter Oscar Madison (Walter Matthau) meet at LAX and drive a rental car across the desert to attend the wedding of Oscar's son Brucey (Jonathan Silverman) to Felix's daughter Hannah (Lisa Waltz), but a breakdown leaves them stranded at some distance from the main highways where they are sprayed by a

PG-13,

Comedy

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Neil Simon

Oct 20, 1998

Paramount Home Video

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All Critics (44) | Top Critics (13) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (21) | DVD (2)

An afterthought, but fun to see Lemmon and Matthau again.

March 2, 2008
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A big letdown. They waited 30 years to follow-up a classic comedy with this? Sadly, the final film Lemmon and Matthau did together is also the pair's weakest.

March 4, 2006
FulvueDrive-in.com

AKA Return of the Living Dead 4

October 28, 2005
Film Threat

Unfortunately--no offense, now--this is mainly a case of the Old Couple, given the mediocre direction of Howard Deutch and, mostly, the surprisingly bland script by Neil Simon.

September 9, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The audience shares vicariously in their silly little episodes.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
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One of Matthau and Lemmon's last films and still very funny
May 9, 2009
SunilJawahir

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    1. Felix Unger: I suppose you never have to pee.
    2. Oscar Madison: I do it for a half hour in the morning and then I'm good for the day.
    – Submitted by Frances H (14 days ago)
    1. Oscar Madison: We always had bad chemistry. We mix like oil and frozen yogurt.
    – Submitted by Frances H (14 days ago)
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