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Category: Comedy, RomanceNotable as: Comedy, Award-Winning WorkSub-Category: romantic comedyNarrative location: Miami metropolitan area, Chicago, MiamiRuntime: 120 - 122 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: San DiegoDirector: Billy WilderScreenwriter: I. A. L. Diamond, Billy WilderMusic: Adolph DeutschCinematography: Charles LangStars: Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Nehemiah Persoff, Joe E. Brown, George E. Stone, Billy Gray, Paul Frees Producer: Mirisch CompanyStudio: Mirisch CompanyAwards won: Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
National Film Registry
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor (Jack Lemmon)
Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Black and White
Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Charles Lang)
Academy Award for Best Director (Billy Wilder)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond)
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The supporting cast includes George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown, Joan Shawlee and Nehemiah Persoff. In 2000, the American Film Institute listed Some Like It Hot as the greatest American comedy film of all time.

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