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Some Like It Hot

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Some Like It Hot
Directed byBilly Wilder
Written byBilly Wilder,
I.A.L. Diamond
Produced byBilly Wilder
StarringJack Lemmon,
Tony Curtis,
Marilyn Monroe,
Joe E. Brown,
Grace Lee Whitney
CinematographyCharles Lang
Edited byArthur P. Schmidt
Music byAdolph Deutsch
Ashton Productions,
The Mirisch Corporation
Distributed byUnited Artists (theatrical),
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (DVD)
Release date
March 29, 1959
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$2.9 million

Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy movie starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Pat O'Brien, Jack Lemmon and George Raft, and directed by Billy Wilder. It is seen by some as a remake of the 1951 German movie, Fanfaren der Liebe. (Michael Logan wrote the story for the version) The movie is set in 1929. It has been remade for the stage twice (in 1972 and 2002). It was ranked at Number One on the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs list and fourteen on the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies list.

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