Kotch (1971)

Joseph P. "Kotch" Kotcher is an irksome 72-year-old who lives with his son and daughter-in-law. When he learns the family's former babysitter Erica is pregnant, Kotch loans her some money; and when she moves away to Palm… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 17, 1971
DVD Release Date: July 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Nusair
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...very slow and very gentle...

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Emanuel Levy

Walter Matthau gives a compelling, Oscar-nominated performance as a grumpy old man in this melodrama, the only film star Jack Lemmon directed.

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Steve Crum

Great turn by Walter Matthau in aged makeup, and nicely directed by friend Jack Lemmon.

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John Ballantine
It's very interesting to see Lemmon direct for the first and only time and decide to go with Matthau rather than an aged actor. Matthau of course always… More