In a film based on Neil Simon’s hit play, Walter Matthau portrays three unconnected roles. Sam Nash reluctantly joins his wife, Karen (Maureen Stapleton), in the suite where they spent their honeymoon, hoping to revive their flagging marriage. Then Jesse Kiplinger, an aging movie producer, is determined to seduce his old flame, Muriel (Barbara Harris). Finally, Matthau is beleaguered father Roy Hubley who, with his wife, Norma (Lee Grant), struggles to get their daughter to her own wedding.
Director: Arthur Hiller.
Stars: Walter Matthau, Maureen Stapleton, Barbara Harris, Lee Grant, Louise Sorel, Dan Ferrone, Thomas Carey, José Ocasio, Jenny Sullivan, Augusta Dabney, Alan North.
1972 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical.
1972 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (Maureen Stapleton).