The Prisoner Of Second Avenue

  • 1975
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

The Prisoner of Second Avenue was not one of Simon's best plays, nor was the film adaptation one of his better screenplays. Lemmon, an ad man, is married to Bancroft, and they dwell in a small, fashionable, expensive, and well-furnished cheese box on the East Side of Manhattan. When he loses his job, Lemmon must suffer the humiliation of having a breadwinning...read more

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The Prisoner Of Second Ave - Official Trailer
01:13 — A middle class, middle aged New Yorker must face an uncertain future when he loses his job. Classic Lemmon. Based on the play by Neil Simon with early (more…)
Prisoner of Second Avenue, The - (Original Trailer)
Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft play a newly unemployed executive and his wife in Neil Simon's comedy The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975).

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A suddenly unemployed executive and his wife must adapt to their new life.

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The Prisoner of Second Avenue was not one of Simon's best plays, nor was the film adaptation one of his better screenplays. Lemmon, an ad man, is married to Bancroft, and they dwell in a small, fashionable, expensive, and well-furnished cheese box on the E… (more)

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