Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

  • 1959
  • Not Rated
  • 122 min
  • USA
  • comedy, romance

When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Director: Billy Wilder

Writers: Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond

Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien

Won 1960 Golden Globes Award for Best Motion Picture - Comedy

Some Like It Hot: A spry, quick-witted farce that never drags.

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  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 - 27 March 2002) was an Austria/Hungarian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people who have won Academy Awards as producer, director, and writer for the...

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Tagline: The movie too HOT for words!

Motion Picture Rating: Not Rated

Genres: comedy, romance

Categories: comedy of errors, cross dressing, screwball comedy, prohibition, best friend, musician, eccentricity, job seeking, farce, sex comedy, yacht, jazz


Producer: Billy Wilder, Doane Harrison

Editor: Arthur P. Schmidt

Casting: Phil Benjamin

Director of photography: Charles Lang

Original music composer: Adolph Deutsch

Costume design: Bert Henrikson

Associate producer: I. A. L. Diamond

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 122 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1

Color: Black and White