Grumpy Old Men

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  • PG-13
  • 1993
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 7.0  (52,885)
  • 53

Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 comedy film that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret. The movie is set in a small town in Minnesota, where two lifelong neighbors and best friends, John Gustafson (played by Lemmon) and Max Goldman (played by Matthau), spend their days bickering and teasing each other. Their constant arguing and sarcastic comments are a result of their competitive nature, which stems from their rivalry over a woman from the past named Ariel (played by Ann-Margret).

The story unfolds when Ariel moves back to town, and both John and Max become interested in her. The men are determined to win her heart and begin to compete once again, using every trick in the book to outdo one another. Their competition becomes funnier and more ridiculous as they try to sabotage each other's dates, come up with extravagant gifts, and use every possible opportunity to one-up each other.

Throughout the movie, the two Grumpy Old Men also have to deal with new and changing relationships, their stubbornness and pride, and their aging bodies, which often lead to amusing situations. Their attempts to reconnect with their children and grandchildren, as well as dealing with the harsh winter of Minnesota, add to the humor and heart of the story.

As the competition between John and Max intensifies, they learn the truth behind their resentment and discover that their friendship means more to them than any woman. With the help of Ariel, they eventually work out their differences and find joy and contentment in the simple pleasures of life.

Grumpy Old Men has humor, heart, and nostalgia, making it an enjoyable movie for audiences of all ages. The chemistry between Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau is impeccable, and their comedic timing is flawless. The addition of Ann-Margret as the love interest adds to the charm of the movie, and her performance is delightful. The movie is a perfect mix of humor, drama, romance, and nostalgia, and it will leave you laughing and feeling good.

Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 53.

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    1 hr 43 min
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    7.0  (52,885)
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