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Some Like It Hot (1959)

Marilyn Monroe as "Sugar Kane (Kowalczyk)"

After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band's sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.

Golden Globe (1959) Won Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy

Marilyn Monroe in the news

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Gross Rich People Can Now Bid On Marilyn Monroe's X-Rays

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 9th 2013, 9:00AM

Oct 9th 2013, 9:00AM

Marilyn Monroe: 25 Things You Didn't Know About The Late Actress

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 3rd 2012, 10:40AM

Aug 3rd 2012, 10:40AM

Marilyn Monroe Hologram Lawsuit: Actress's Estate Threatens Legal Action

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jun 11th 2012, 12:35PM

Jun 11th 2012, 12:35PM

Susan Bernard, 'Marilyn, Intimate Exposures' Author, Looks Back On 'Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Mar 19th 2012, 8:56AM

Mar 19th 2012, 8:56AM

Cannes Film Festival: Marilyn Monroe Poster Debuts For 65th Anniversary (PHOTO)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Feb 28th 2012, 11:21AM

Feb 28th 2012, 11:21AM

'My Week With Marilyn' Mystery: Was Colin Clark Telling the Truth About Marilyn Monroe?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 11th 2011, 1:10PM

Dec 11th 2011, 1:10PM

25 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Prince and the Showgirl'

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 1st 2011, 3:30AM

Dec 1st 2011, 3:30AM

Harvey Weinstein: My 'Marilyn' Is Sexy, Beautiful, and Fun to Be Around

Posted by
Michael Hogan on Nov 23rd 2011, 10:10AM

Nov 23rd 2011, 10:10AM

Marilyn Monroe Trivia Quiz: Win a Special Screening of 'My Week With Marilyn' Plus a Boatload of DVDs

Posted by
Gary Susman on Nov 9th 2011, 5:00AM

Nov 9th 2011, 5:00AM

Exclusive 'My Week With Marilyn' Clip: Michelle Williams Certainly Can Can-Can

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 1st 2011, 4:00PM

Nov 1st 2011, 4:00PM

Moviefone Exclusive: Gorgeous New Poster for 'My Week With Marilyn' Features Michelle Williams Photographed by Brigitte Lacombe

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 27th 2011, 11:20AM

Oct 27th 2011, 11:20AM

Haunted Hollywood: Marilyn Monroe's Ghost, 'The Exorcist' and More

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Oct 24th 2011, 2:10PM

Oct 24th 2011, 2:10PM

Spend Seven Days With Marilyn Monroe in First Trailer for 'My Week With Marilyn'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 6th 2011, 6:00AM

Oct 6th 2011, 6:00AM

Michelle Williams Channels Monroe in the Poster Premiere for 'My Week With Marilyn' (Moviefone Exclusive)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Aug 24th 2011, 4:00AM

Aug 24th 2011, 4:00AM

For Sale: Iconic Hollywood Relics From Debbie Reynolds' Classic Costume Collection

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 17th 2011, 1:00PM

Jun 17th 2011, 1:00PM

Framed: All About Eve

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Feb 17th 2011, 4:00PM

Feb 17th 2011, 4:00PM

Famous Letterheads of the Movies and Movie Stars

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jan 7th 2011, 10:00AM

Jan 7th 2011, 10:00AM

Is Michelle Williams a Dead Ringer for Marilyn Monroe? [POLL]

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 11th 2010, 1:00PM

Oct 11th 2010, 1:00PM

Doc Talk: Portraits of John Lennon, Elia Kazan and Jack Cardiff at NYFF

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Sep 24th 2010, 3:32PM

Sep 24th 2010, 3:32PM

Angelina Jolie to Play Marilyn Monroe in Another Planned Biopic?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Aug 16th 2010, 9:03AM

Aug 16th 2010, 9:03AM

Angelina Jolie to star as Marilyn Monroe

Posted by
Sarah Dean on Aug 16th 2010, 4:05AM

Aug 16th 2010, 4:05AM

Interesting Interviews: Buddy Greco on Marilyn Monroe's Last Weekend

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Aug 3rd 2010, 3:32PM

Aug 3rd 2010, 3:32PM

Movie Casting: Naomi Watts, Michelle Williams to Each Play Marilyn Monroe

Posted by
Andrew Scott on May 13th 2010, 12:44PM

May 13th 2010, 12:44PM

Michelle Williams & Naomi Watts in Dueling Marilyn Monroe Biopics

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 13th 2010, 11:45AM

May 13th 2010, 11:45AM

Buy This: Geeky Movie Wall Decals

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Mar 22nd 2010, 10:45AM

Mar 22nd 2010, 10:45AM

Dita Von Teese's Ten Favourite Films of all Time

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 25th 2010, 5:10AM

Feb 25th 2010, 5:10AM

Free Flick of the Day: O. Henry's Full House

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Dec 22nd 2009, 2:02PM

Dec 22nd 2009, 2:02PM

Michelle Williams to Play Marilyn Monroe?

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Dec 4th 2009, 10:02AM

Dec 4th 2009, 10:02AM

Some Like it Pot: Is Marilyn Monroe Smoking Weed in Home Video Footage?

Posted by
Pete Stanton on Dec 2nd 2009, 4:09AM

Dec 2nd 2009, 4:09AM

How Much Would You Pay to Rest in Peace Above Marilyn Monroe?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 19th 2009, 11:15AM

Oct 19th 2009, 11:15AM

Discuss: The Myth of Marilyn Monroe

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Aug 4th 2009, 4:15PM

Aug 4th 2009, 4:15PM

Famous Roommates: Hollywood Heavies Who Once Shared Space

Posted by
Kevin Polowy on Jul 28th 2009, 4:00PM

Jul 28th 2009, 4:00PM

Cinematical Seven: Most Contrived Rom-Com Scenarios

Posted by
William Goss on Jun 18th 2009, 6:02PM

Jun 18th 2009, 6:02PM

Auction Block: Citizen Kane, Watchmen, Monroe, and More!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 10th 2009, 12:02PM

Feb 10th 2009, 12:02PM

The Ultimate Special Feature: Bid On Behind-the-Scenes Monroe

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 29th 2008, 2:37PM

May 29th 2008, 2:37PM

Tribeca Watch: Waiting for Hockney

Posted by
Erik Davis on Apr 14th 2008, 1:32PM

Apr 14th 2008, 1:32PM

Lindsay Lohan Poses Nude for NY Mag

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 18th 2008, 6:02AM

Feb 18th 2008, 6:02AM

Arnie Takes on Monroe Photographer's Son

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 13th 2007, 1:02PM

Oct 13th 2007, 1:02PM

Are These the Fifty Best Breasts in Movie History?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Oct 8th 2007, 3:02PM

Oct 8th 2007, 3:02PM

New Doc Implies Bobby Kennedy Killed Marilyn Monroe

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Aug 3rd 2007, 5:09PM

Aug 3rd 2007, 5:09PM

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