Click here to go to our home page!
 70s
 80s
 90s
BC 
Google
WWW  Super70s Awesome80s
FORUMS | Culture | Movies | Music | News | Sports | Sci/Tech | Timeline | TV


Looking for Movies?
DVD
VHS
Search by keywords:
In Association with Amazon.com
Add Amazon.com to your Favorites.
 

The Sunshine Boys Academy Award Winner! Academy Award Nomination! Academy Award Nomination! Academy Award Nomination! 

By Marshall Fine

Neil Simon's Broadway hit about an effort to reunite a pair of aged vaudevillians for a TV special is both funny and poignant, thanks to the inspired casting of Walter Matthau (perhaps the consummate Simon actor) and George Burns (who kicked off something of a career comeback with this Oscar-winning role). They play a former comedy team who split up years ago over disagreements about how the act should be performed and, more importantly, over their conflicting views about the importance of show business versus that of life. Matthau is hilarious, sometimes touchingly so, while Burns remains a master of comic economy. Richard Benjamin is also good as Matthau's nephew who brings them back together. This was remade for television with Peter Falk and Woody Allen.

Academy Awards

The Sunshine Boys received an Academy Award for Actor (George Burns). The Sunshine Boys also received Academy Awards nominations for Actor (Walter Matthau), Writing (Best Screenplay adapted from other material; Neil Simon) and Art Direction/Set Decoration (Albert Brenner - Art Direction, Marvin March - Set Decoration).

Share Your Memories!

Is The Sunshine Boys one of your favorite movies? What do you remember about it? Share your stories (or your reviews) with the world! (We print the best stories right here!)

 

FILM FACTS

Buy this VHS movie from Amazon.com! (Click here!)Buy this DVD from Amazon.com! (Click here!)Soundtrack unavailable at Amazon.com - try eBay (see links below)Rated PGNot on an American Film Institute 100 list

Director: Herbert Ross

Stars: Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith, Carol Arthur, Howard Hesseman, Ron Rifkin, Fritz Feld, Jack Bernardi, F. Murray Abraham

Released: January 16, 1975

Availability: DVD VHS


The Sunshine Boys memorabilia!
Walter Matthau memorabilia!
George Burns memorabilia!
The Sunshine Boys videos and DVDs!

Register for free today and start buying & selling with millions each week!
   
FORUMS | Culture | Movies | Music | News | Sports | Sci/Tech | Timeline | TV

Visit our sponsors!
Why?


Copyright 1994-2017, Awesome80s.com. All Rights Reserved.
Use of this site is subject to our Terms of Service.
Privacy Statement
Review copyright Amazon.com and used by permission.