Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Romance


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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.


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  • "Some Like It Hot" Marilyn Monroe on the set 1959 UA / **I.V.
  • Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (1959)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film is included on Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" list.


Quotes

Mulligan: All right, Charlie; that the joint?
Toothpick Charlie: Yes, sir.
Mulligan: Who runs it?
Toothpick Charlie: I already told you.
Mulligan: Refresh my memory.
Toothpick Charlie: Spats Columbo.
Mulligan: That's very refreshing; what's the password?
Toothpick Charlie: "I've come to Grandma's funeral." Here's your admission card.
Mulligan: Thanks, Charlie.
Toothpick Charlie: Now if you ...


Goofs

The depiction of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre is deliberately inaccurate, to spoof Scarface and other classic gang movies which sensationalized and fictionalized real people (including Al Capone) and events. It's a comedy, not a documentary. To be specific, the shooting took place at mid-morning, not at night. The hitmen did not drive into the garage as shown; they parked outside. They drove a Cadillac, not a Duesenberg Model J as in the movie, and two of the four actual killers were dressed as policemen.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Comedy | Romance

Details

Release Date:

14 April 1959

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,883,848 (estimated)

Gross:

$25,000,000 (USA)

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