When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they quickly board a southbound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest - and - homeliest - members of and all-girl jazz band. Their cover is perfect...until a lovelorn singer (Marilyn Monroe) falls for "Joesephine," an ancient playboy falls for "Daphne," and a mob boss refuses to fall for their hoax! Nominated for 7 Academy Awards.

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Some Like It Hot (1959)

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Music/Romance/Drama/Comedy/Crime · 2h 1m · 3/29/1959

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Marilyn Monroe and her bosom companions

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When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they quickly board a southbound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest - and - homeliest - members of and all-girl jazz band. Their cover is perfect...until a lovelorn singer (Marilyn Monroe) falls for "Joesephine," an ancient playboy falls for "Daphne," and a mob boss refuses to fall for their hoax! Nominated for 7 Academy Awards.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

United Artists

Budget

$2,883,848

Revenue

$40,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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Marilyn Monroe

Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
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Tony Curtis

Joe / Josephine / Shell Oil Junior
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Jack Lemmon

Jerry / Daphne
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George Raft

Spats Colombo
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Pat O'Brien

Detective Mulligan
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Joe E. Brown

Osgood Fielding III
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Nehemiah Persoff

Little Bonaparte
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Joan Shawlee

Sweet Sue
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Billy Gray

Sig Poliakoff
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George E. Stone

Toothpick Charlie
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Dave Barry

Bienstock
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Mike Mazurki

Spats' Henchman
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Harry Wilson

Spats' Henchman
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Beverly Wills

Dolores
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Barbara Drew

Nellie
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Edward G. Robinson Jr.

Johnny Paradise
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Sam Bagley

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Brandon Beach

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Phil Bloom

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Willie Bloom

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Al Breneman

Bellhop (uncredited)
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Steve Carruthers

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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James J. Casino

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Noble 'Kid' Chissell

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Beulah Christian

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Ted Christy

Gangster (uncredited)
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Robert Cole

Club Patron (uncredited)
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Marian Collier

Olga (uncredited)
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Pat Comiskey

Spats' Henchman (uncredited)
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Bing Conley

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Paul Cristo

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Harry Denny

Retirement Home Resident (uncredited)
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Jimmy Dime

Gangster Convention Greeter (uncredited)
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Franklyn Farnum

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Joan Fields

Band Member (uncredited)
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Duke Fishman

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Mary Foley

Band Member (uncredited)
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George Ford

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Paul Frees

Funeral Director / Speakeasy Waiter (voice) (uncredited)
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Joanne Genthon

Girl (uncredited)
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Bobby Gilbert

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Joseph Glick

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Jack Gordon

Gangster with Charlie (uncredited)
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Joe Gray

Mobster at Banquet (uncredited)
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Stuart Hall

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Sam Harris

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Harold 'Tommy' Hart

Official #2 (uncredited)
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Ted Hook

Official #1 (uncredited)
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Shep Houghton

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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John Indrisano

Waiter (uncredited)
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Tom Kennedy

Bouncer (uncredited)
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Joseph La Cava

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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George Lake

Small Role (uncredited)
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Carl M. Leviness

Retirement Home Resident (uncredited)
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King Lockwood

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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John Logan

Small Role (uncredited)
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Hank Mann

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Tiger Joe Marsh

Small Role (uncredited)
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Jack Mather

Small Role (uncredited)
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Tipp McClure

Spats' Henchman (uncredited)
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Penny McGuiggan

Trumpet Player (uncredited)
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Frank McLure

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Laurie Mitchell

Mary Lou (uncredited)
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Joan Nicholas

Betty (uncredited)
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William H. O'Brien

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Colleen O'Sullivan

Band Member (uncredited)
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Joe Palma

Small Role (uncredited)
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Helen Perry

Rosella (uncredited)
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Jack Perry

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Danny Richards Jr.

Fresh Bellboy (uncredited)
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Edwin Rochelle

Chef (uncredited)
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John Roy

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Waiter (uncredited)
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Scott Seaton

Old Man (uncredited)
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Sammy Shack

Commuter at Station (uncredited)
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Fred Sherman

Drunk (uncredited)
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Carl Sklover

Small Role (uncredited)
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Bert Stevens

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Gloria Tennes

Band Member (uncredited)
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Arthur Tovey

Speakeasy Patron (uncredited)
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Sid Troy

Gangster at Convention (uncredited)
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Ralph Volkie

Gangster at Massacre (uncredited)
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Tito Vuolo

Mozzarella (uncredited)
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Sandra Warner

Emily (uncredited)
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Billy Wayne

Small Role (uncredited)
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Grace Lee Whitney

Rosella (uncredited)
Crew
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Billy Wilder

Director
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Billy Wilder

Writer
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I.A.L. Diamond

Writer
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Billy Wilder

Producer
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Adolph Deutsch

Music
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Charles Lang

Cinematograpy
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Arthur Schmidt

Editor
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Ted Haworth

Art
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Tom Plews

Art
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Fred Lau

Sound
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