Grumpy Old Men Reviews

August 5, 2020
They're two saints of sarcasm. And they work their magic here with only the flimsiest sitcom structure to support them.
November 15, 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.
August 24, 2008
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are awfully good at this sort of thing.
June 24, 2006
Mediocre, regrettably.
May 20, 2003
Just don't expect their bickering to be on the level of Neil Simon, and you won't be disappointed.
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.
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.
January 1, 2000
If you poke through Grumpy's cheap sentimentality, you'll find a worthy picture somewhere.
December 24, 1993
Relaxed, valedictory, exquisitely titled, Grumpy Old Men feels like an odd couple's last hurrah.