Overall Rank: 731
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 123
Theatrical Release Date: 05/02/1968
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/24/2009
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Gene Saks
Actors: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner, Larry Haines
Plot: The Neil Simon play is brought to the screen with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau as divorced friends who move in together and strain their friendship. -- woody
Quick Movie Reviews
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/17/2019
A rich dark comedy with great chemistry between its leads.
Yojimbo - wrote on 11/09/2012
Slobbish bachelor Walter Matthau is forced to set up house with prim, cleanliness obsessive Jack Lemmon in a classic comedy of manners featuring one of the all time great comic double acts.
Full Movie Reviews
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/16/2013
Revisiting a wonderful comedy that may seem exaggerated but still wonderful enough with themes of marriage, friendship and enjoying life. Oscar (Walter Matthau) meets a suicidal and neat Felix Ungar (Jack Lemmon). The slow start is very evident compared to when the two leads interact freely. Supporting cast (except for the sisters) were not that entertaining and interesting. It's plot maybe simple but still brings in the much needed humor. Screenplay was intelligently written with lines like "Life goes on even for those of us who are divorced, broke and sloppy." "With my expenses and my alimony, a prisoner takes home more pay than I do." and "It takes two to make a rotten marriage." Overall, the performances and dialogue were suffice to make it view-able and enjoyble.
Related Movie Lists
Recent Movie Talk Posts
No posts have been made on this movie yet. Be the first to start talking about The Odd Couple!