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Grumpier Old Men (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 December 1995 (USA)
John and Max resolve to save their beloved bait shop from turning into an Italian restaurant, just as its new female owner catches Max's attention.

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Things don't seem to change much in Wabasha County: Max and John are still fighting after 35 years, Grandpa still drinks, smokes, and chases women , and nobody's been able to catch the fabled "Catfish Hunter", a gigantic catfish that actually smiles at fishermen who try to snare it. Six months ago John married the new girl in town (Ariel), and people begin to suspect that Max might be missing something similar in his life. The only joy Max claims is left in his life is fishing, but that might change with the new owner of the bait shop. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Still Yelling. Still Fighting. Still Ready For Love.

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Rated PG-13 for salty language and innuendos | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$69,870,000
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Max and John have for years been trying to catch a catfish they call "Catfish Hunter." It is named for Baseball Hall Of Fame pitcher Jim "Catfish" Hunter. See more »

Goofs

When Max and Maria are dining on the deck, they drink wine from a box. When the rain starts and they go inside, the box of wine disappears. See more »

Quotes

Max: [Maria kisses Max after they fall to the ground] Mama mia!
Maria: Holy moly!
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are run beneath the closing credits, including Burgess Meredith giving many different bawdy names for the Hawaiian island he visited, and the line he uses to invite Maria's mother back to his room. See more »

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References Brigadoon (1954) See more »

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Jump In The Line (Shake Señora)
Written by Harry Belafonte, Rafael de León (as Ralph de Leon), Gabriel Oller and Steve Samuel
Performed by Harry Belafonte
Courtesy of The RCA Record Label of BMG Music
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Funnier than the first!
8 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is downright hilarious with tons of good one-liners. Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon (may they both rest in peace) are two of the funniest actors in history. No one else could have played Max & John. Sophia Loren is still one of the most beautiful women in movie history! One of the funniest scenes is when she says "Holy moly" after being kissed by Max. Watch this movie. You will enjoy it, if you have a sense of humor!


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