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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jack Nicholson
Morgan Freeman
Sean Hayes
Rob Morrow
Directors
Rob Reiner
Screenwriters
Justin Zackham
Running Time
97 minutes

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Plot
Billionaire Cole (Nicholson) and auto mechanic Chambers (Freeman) have just one thing in common: both are dying of cancer. After bonding in hospital through their chemotherapy ordeals, the odd couple embark on a globe-trotting adventure...


Verdict
The script is weak and obvious and the direction disappointingly unimaginative. But stars are stars, and the old boys are terrific - enough to make this a funny and sometimes moving buddy picture.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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