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Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
Marilyn Monroe Sugar Kane Kowalcyzk
Tony Curtis Joe, also known as Josephine and Shell Oil, Junior
Jack Lemmon Jerry, also known as Daphne
George Raft "Spats" Colombo
Pat O'Brien Mulligan
Joe E. Brown Osgood Fielding III
Nehemiah Persoff Little Bonaparte
Joan Shawlee Sweet Sue
Billy Gray Sid Poliakoff
George E. Stone "Toothpick" Charlie
Dave Barry Beinstock
Mike Mazurki Spats's henchman

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Mar 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  EB; AFI Library; AFI; Paige
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Ashton Productions, Inc., The Mirisch Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,710    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • "Two Guys From Texas"

    Jeff Boston 2016-09-29

    An earlier film that may have been one of the inspirations of SLIH, TGFT has more agreeable leads and is funnier. MORE>

  • "train-themed" films? not!

    Avery 2016-09-19

    Shame on you TCM, for showing "Some Like it Hot" as part of an evening of films having to do w/trains as the main theme (Sat. Sept. 17, 2016).... MORE>

  • One of the most overrated films of all time.

    Arch Stanton 2016-06-25

    Marginally watchable. The biggest problem with this reputedly great comedy is that it's not funny. At all. Wilder was one of the greatest directors... MORE>