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The Sunshine Boys

1975 Rated PG 1hr 51m

Think The Odd Couple for the octogenarian set. Walter Matthau and George Burns have never been better (or more cantankerous) as two faded vaudeville legends -- Lewis and Clark -- who reteam for a television special about the history of comedy. Trouble is, the two geezers can't stand each other. Matthau and Burns are wonderful to watch in this vintage comedy penned by Neil Simon and directed by Herbert Ross.

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Movie Details

1977 BAFTA®
1976 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
1976 Academy Award®
  • Best Supporting Actor: George Burns
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Walter Matthau
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.