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Grumpy Old Men Reviews

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November 14, 2017
In their prime, the by-play of these two (Lemmon and Matthau) was like an entertainingly bad marriage, but time has made their antagonism seem perfunctory, and the rapport that underlies it somehow smug.
December 6, 2017
Where Lemmon begs for our approval, Matthau barely bothers to perform. An odd couple indeed.
May 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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
January 1, 2000
This one has a moment or two, but the rest fails to click.
Full Review | Original Score: 0 out of -4..+4
May 6, 2014
So-so comedy with insults, sexual humor. No kid appeal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 24, 2006
Mediocre, regrettably.
October 8, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
May 27, 2009
What ruins the fun is the prattling need for structure outside the central rivalry
| Original Score: 3/5
August 25, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2/4
March 23, 2003
A lot funnier than it sounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
I'm not even really sure where it gets lost, but it ends up going nowhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
There are a couple of belly laughs, but there's not much genuine spark.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
August 24, 2008
[Lemmon and Matthau] made much worse in the next few years.
June 4, 2018
Whether Grumpy Old Men will bring out the ornery elderly population is anybody's guess. But young and old alike may find something to like here.
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
November 24, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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