Winner of five 1960 Academy Awards including Best Picture, The Apartment is legendary writer/director Billy Wilder at his scathing, satirical best, and one of "the finest comedies Hollywood has turned out" (Newsweek). C.C. "Bud" Baxter (Jack Lemmon) knows the way to success in business...it's through the door of his apartment! By providing a perfect hideaway for philandering bosses, he reaps a series of undeserved promotions. But when Bud lends the key to big boss J.D. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray), he not only advances his career, but his own love life as well. For Sheldrake's mistress is the lovely Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), the elevator girl of Bud's dreams. Convinced that he is the only man for Fran, Bud must make the most important executive decision of his career: lose the girl...or his job.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
117 Ratings
117 Ratings

94% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.5/10
  • Fresh 58
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus: Director Billy Wilder's customary cynicism is leavened here by tender humor, romance, and genuine pathos.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Vintage comedy about sex in the city feels dated.

Information

Studio
MGM
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1960 METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), Italian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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