Some Like It Hot (1959)
"The movie too HOT for words! "When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
The funniest movie ever made?
One of the all time great screen comedies, Some Like It Hot stars Marilyn
Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon at their best. Billy Wilder, one of
all time great directors, co-wrote and directed this fantastic
Set in 1929, Lemmon and Curtis are out of work musicians who witness the
Valentine's Day Massacre. Fleeing for their lives, they disguise
as female musicians in order to get to Florida and away from the mob. This
is where the fun begins.
Renamed "Daphne" and "Josephine" they try their best to keep their secret.
But when "Josephine"(Curtis) meets sexy ukulele player Sugar Kane (Marilyn
Monroe) you know he's going to blow his cover somehow. While Curtis tries
woo Monroe by pretending to be her dream man as she has told him, Lemmon
courted by Osgood Fielding (Joe E. Brown). Curtis adapts a Cary Grant
and pretends to be frigid in the movie's funniest scenes. Lemmon seems to
forget he's a boy and has so much fun with Fielding and adores the things
buys him. Between the cases of mistaken and pretend identities, the
come to Florida for their Opera Lovers Meeting. It all winds up with a
This movie is a gem from start to finish. Curtis, Monroe, and Brown are
great in their parts. Monroe brings a funny and sexy vulnerability to
and Curtis is great with his performance as "Josephine" and the stuffy
millionaire who talks just like Cary Grant. Lemmon really steals the movie
here. He invests Daphne with such enthusiasm that we can understand why
falling for Osgood. He's having way too much fun and it's great to watch
him. This is a true classic from start to finish. It's recommended for
anyone who likes to laugh.