The Odd Couple Movie Review 1968

Information and Film Reviews for The Odd Couple the Movie

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Two divorced men with completely opposite personalities move in together. Lemmon's obsession with neatness drives slob Matthau up the wall, and their inability to see eye-to-eye results in many hysterical escapades. A Hollywood rarity, it is actually better in some ways than Neil Simon's original Broadway version. Simon based the characters on brother Danny and his roommates. Basis for the hit TV series.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from a Play, Buddies, Divorce, Top Grossing Films of 1968, Plays to Film: Neil Simon, New York, New York, Screen Teams: Lemmon & Matthau
Screenplay
Neil Simon
Cast
Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman, John Fiedler, Monica Evans, Carol(e) Shelley
Cinematography
Robert B. Hauser
Director
Gene Saks
Producer
Paramount Pictures

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