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Some Like It Hot

(Blu-ray Disc - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Some Like It Hot
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Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, after which they flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Title: Some like it hot
[videorecording (Blu-ray)]
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2011]
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (122 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Suggested by a story of the same title by Robert Thoeren and Michael Logan.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: optional audio commentary with Paul Diamond, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel (including interviews with Curtis & Lemmon); "The making of 'Some like it hot'" featurette (26 min.); "The legacy of 'Some like it hot'" featurette (20 min.); "Tony Curtis on 'Some like it hot'" interview featurette (31 min.); Nostalgic Look Back documentary; "Memories from The Sweet Sues" featurette (12 min.); original pressbook gallery; "Virtual Hall of memories" featurette (21 min.); original theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Summary: Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, after which they flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Terms Of Use: This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Additional Contributors: Wilder, Billy - 1906-2002.
Diamond, I. A. L.
Monroe, Marilyn - 1926-1962.
Curtis, Tony - 1925-2010.
Lemmon, Jack
Raft, George
O'Brien, Pat - 1899-1983.
Brown, Joe E. - 1892-1973. - (Joe Evan),
Persoff, Nehemiah - 1920-
Ashton Productions
Mirisch Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- )
Statement of Responsibility: Ashton Productions, Inc. presents a Mirisch Company picture ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Credits: Director of photography, Charles Lang ; film editor, Arthur P. Schmidt ; background score, Adolph Deutsch.
Performers: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown, Nehemiah Persoff.
System Details: Blu-ray disc, region A; AVC @ 32 MBPS; 50GB dual layer; widescreen (1.66:1); English and French 5.1 DTS-HD master audio; Spanish mono.
Requires a Blu-ray player.
Other Language: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish (mono.) soundtracks with optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Headings: Female impersonators Drama. Women musicians Drama.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Gangster films.
Fiction films.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Female impersonators
Women musicians
Publisher No: M123339
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Jun 14, 2014
  • Isley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Thirty pounds overweight (supposedly pregnant during shooting) and Monroe was still about the hottest (and thanks to the genuineness of her delivery, in my opinion, also the best) actress of all time. There also aren’t many comedies funnier than Some Like it Hot and it holds up to repeat viewings amazingly well.

Apr 14, 2014
  • mapmusic17 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the all time great comedies.

Jan 17, 2014
  • mishimishi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love old movies and this movie did not disappoint. Jack Lemmon is great in this movie and although at times, the characters were a little cheesy, the overall story and comedy was good.

Dec 23, 2013
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Perhaps it is just me but I find this black-and-white comedy to be one of the weaker films by master director Billy Wilder. However, seeing Monroe on the big screen is always a bonus.

Jul 06, 2013
  • IClare rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

My favorite Marilyn Monroe movie so far (haven't seen 'em all though). Very funny and entertaining. Definitely worth watching!

Jun 27, 2013
  • kf1084 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very good and funny.

Mar 24, 2013
  • epurys rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Marilyn was a "pain in the ass on set" because Wilder was insisting that the film be a farce with Marilyn playing a ditsy blond. She couldn't connect with the character, and she fought with Wilder on this until he eventually gave in. The cast and crew eventually realized that maybe she knew what she was doing when she won a Golden Globe for her performance. Go figure.

Dec 17, 2012
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

That Jack Lemmon was plain nutty and funny in this comedy of music and mob drama.

Such a Marilyn Monroe classic. probally her best film ever.

Funniest drag movie ever. Marilyn was a real pain in the ass on the set. The boys save it.

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