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The Odd Couple (Gene Saks, USA, 1968)

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For all its overfamiliarity, this is a good play, easily Simon’s best, and Matthau and Lemmon inhabit it with grace and style.
— Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

Screened in tribute to Neil Simon (1927-2018)

When neurotic neat-freak Felix Ungar (Jack Lemmon) becomes suicidal over his impending divorce, he accepts an offer to move in with his best friend, fun-loving slob Oscar Madison (Walter Matthau). Hilarity duly ensues as the two friends proceed in making each other's lives HELL. Adapted from Neil Simon's Broadway hit, the film was successful with critics and audiences, grossing over $44.5 million, making it the fourth highest-grossing picture of 1968.