BUDDY BUDDY, Billy Wilder's last movie to date, is a slight, but amusing, black farce with Jack Lemmon as a suicidal klutz who complicates the life of a grumpy mob hitman played by Walter Matthau.
Professional killer Trabucco (Walter Matthau) eliminates two witnesses to a land fraud scandal and plans to kill the third, mobster Rudy "Disco" Gambola (Fil Formicola) who's under police protection and is set to testify in court. En route to a hotel across from the courthouse, Trabucco runs into
the depressed Victor Clooney (Jack Lemmon), who tells Trabucco that his wife has left him for the head of a sex clinic. Trabucco arrives at the hotel and sets up his rifle, bu...