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Some Like It Hot (1959)

Some Like It Hot
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8.3 IMDB rating
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Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe
Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
Tony Curtis Tony Curtis
Joe / Josephine / Shell Oil Junior
Jack Lemmon Jack Lemmon
Jerry / Daphne
George Raft George Raft
Spats Colombo
Pat O Pat O'Brien
Detective Mulligan
Joe E. Brown Joe E. Brown
Osgood Fielding III
Nehemiah Persoff Nehemiah Persoff
Little Bonaparte
Joan Shawlee Joan Shawlee
Sweet Sue


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Billy Wilder Billy Wilder
(screenplay) and
I.A.L. Diamond I.A.L. Diamond
(screenplay)


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Some like it Hot - Shell Oil Junior

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It truly is awesome!!

9 years, 4 months ago at Apr 21 8:17
3 votes
"Nobody's perfect."

Billy Wilder became forever famous for his classics; Some Like It Hot is one of those memorable, timeless, unforgettable films that has lost very little of its original appeal. Wilder has crafted a risqué, gender-binding comedy rich in sexual innuendo, steamy seductions, and spoofs of gender stereotypes.

The very straightforward plot follows two ... read more

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7 years, 11 months ago at Sep 11 6:33
3 votes

Being a movie from the late 50's, with it's screwball comedy centering on the now-over-used theme of cross dressing men, you'd think that Some Like It Hot would've gone cold by now.
And yet, in large part due to Billy Wilder's sharp-edged yet still slapstick script, it hasn't.
And let's not forget that adding fuel to fire, as always, is Marilyn Monroe. Even through modern eye... read more

A classic

3 years, 4 months ago at Mar 29 22:11
3 votes
I actually already saw this flick but it was such a long time ago, I thought it was really time for a re-watch. The first time I saw it, I must have been a teenager and, even though I did like it, I can’t say it really blew me away. For many, it is considered one of the greatest comedies ever made and it has obviously become an inspiration for many other features, especially the ones about men d... read more
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Release date: 14 April 1959
UPC: 027616860385
Tags: Comedy (41), 1950s (23), Romance (23), 1959 (18), Classic (16), Gangster (15), Black & White (15), Music (12), Usa (12), Crime (11), Beach (9), Train (9), Con Artist (9), Escape (8), Disguise (7), Marilyn Monroe (7), Deception (6), Tony Curtis (6), 1920s (5), IMDb Top250 (5)
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