Teaming Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster for their sixth film together must have seemed like a good idea to the folks at Disney Studio's Touchstone division. Sadly, this inane vehicle was not worthy of the talents of the two great vets. Archie Long (Douglas) and Harry Doyle (Lancaster) are
a pair of old-time criminals, jailed for 30 years after committing the last train robbery in the US. Once paroled, the two meet their youthful parole officer (Dana Carvey), who explains the terms of their release. Harry, the older of the two, must go to a nursing home, while Archie is offered a
chance at menial employment. Neither will be allowed to contact the other for three yea...