Pete 'n' Tillie
Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)

Middle-aged when they first meet, eternally-joking Pete and repressed "old maid" Tillie don't immediately hit it off. Gradually, their friendship deepens into love and culminates in marriage, eleven years of which is explored… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 17, 1972
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Time Out

It gets taken over by a series of soap-style catastrophes.

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TV Guide

The mixture of happiness and grief, laughter and sobs, reality and farce makes this an admirable attempt at great filmmaking.

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Howard Thompson
New York Times

This is the wittiest, warmest and most ingratiating movie to appear in a long time, with a beautifully sustained and muted edge of sadness.

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Film4

Director Ritt keeps the gags coming, but it is the two leads' chemistry that makes the film work.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Character driven story with nice work by Matthau and Burnett.

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