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Some Like It Hot Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1959
Running Time: 2 hrs.
MPAA Rating: Not rated
Director: Billy Wilder
Screenwriter: Billy Wilder
Producers: Billy Wilder
Studio: United Artists Pictures

Some Like It Hot Synopsis

Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) are two out-of-work on-the-run musicians that hide out by dressing as women and joining Sweet Sue's All-Girl Band. They both become infatuated with lead singer Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe). High-jinx ensue. Classic comedy directed by director extraordinaire Billy Wilder.

Some Like It Hot Cast

Jack Lemmon - Jerry/Daphne
Marilyn Monroe - Sugar Kane
Tony Curtis - Joe/Josephine/Junior Shell
George Raft - Spats Columbo
Pat O'Brien - Mulligan
Joe E. Brown - Osgood E. Fielding III
Edward G. Robinson - Johnny Paradise

Some Like It Hot Awards and Nominations

1959 Academy Awards® Best Costume Design (Win)

Best Actor - Jack Lemmon (Nom)

Best Director (Nom)

Best Screenplay (Nom)

Best Art Direction (Nom)

Best Cinematography (Nom)

Best Cinematography (Nom)

1960 Golden Globe Awards® Best Picture (Win)
Best Actor - Jack Lemmon (Win)
Best Actress - Marilyn Monroe (Win)

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Some Like It Hot

Joe ( Tony Curtis ):

"But you're not a girl, you're a guy. And why would a guy want to marry a guy?"

Jerry/Daphne ( Jack Lemmon ):


What is the password to get in to the speakeasy?