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Some Like It Hot

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Tony Curtis , Jack Lemmon , Marilyn Monroe , George Raft , Pat O'Brien , Joe E. Brown , Nehemiah Persoff , Joan Shawlee

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Release Date: July 29th, 1959|2 hr. min.

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