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The Odd Couple

Director: Gene Saks Run Time: 105 min. Format: 35mm Rating: G Release Year: 1968

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley

Release Date: May 2, 1968

“Following the collapse of his marriage, TV newswriter Felix Ungar decides to commit suicide in a cheap hotel room near Times Square. He fails at even this, however, and dejectedly makes his way to the weekly poker game being held at the Riverside Drive apartment of his best friend, Oscar Madison, a divorced sportswriter. Felix accepts an invitation to share the 8-room apartment, but his hypochondria and his compulsion for order and cleanliness drive the slovenly Oscar to distraction, and the two men are soon quarreling.” – American Film Institute