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The Apartment Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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I wouldn't call this 1960 picture one of Billy Wilder's best comedies -- it's drab, sappy, and overlong at 125 minutes.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 13, 2006
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

The Apartment is the kind of unsuccessful picture that nevertheless demonstrates that everyone involved is capable of better work.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: C

January 10, 2003
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

It's impossible to feel sympathy for any of The Apartment's characters.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher | Original Score: 3/10

January 1, 2000
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

This cynical study of office politics and sexual mores by Billy Wilder, despite winning 5 Oscars in 1960, doesn't date well.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 68/100

July 4, 2001
Tomris Laffly
Movie Mezzanine

...despite all its cynicism, The Apartment still ends on a hopeful note...

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: A

August 7, 2014
Matthew Thrift
Little White Lies

Wilder has made some truly great movies, but this one is not the masterpiece we thought it was.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

June 14, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

Even over a half-century on, The Apartment remains a biting classic due to its modern romantic sensibilities and Lemmon's commanding, thoroughly charming central performance.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2012
Paul Huckerby
Electric Sheep

When assessing his own work Billy Wilder described The Apartment as being the film with the fewest mistakes. And he is right: it is as near to perfect as is possible.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

June 15, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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There is a melancholy gulf over the holidays between those who have someplace to go, and those who do not. The Apartment is so affecting partly because of that buried reason.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

August 1, 2001
James Berardinelli
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With tremendous performances by the two leads (Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine), this is yet another "must see" title to be found on Wilder's resume.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

June 10, 2008
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Despite some entertaining moments and a terrific performance by its lead, it's not a perfect film and does have some problems.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2013
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Humanism and cleverness age like fine wine, even if served with spaghetti strained with a tennis racket.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

May 6, 2005
Michael Szymanski

Among the funniest films ever to win a Best Picture, this was also risque for its time (and perhaps it is today to some).

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

December 13, 2002
Scott Weinberg

Sure it's a bit dated, but that's not the movie's fault. One of Wilder's best films ... and that's saying a whole lot!

| Original Score: 5/5

July 27, 2002
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine shine as two essentially good souls trapped in a tangle of office politics.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 5/5

June 14, 2012
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

A perfect mix of comedy, drama, and romance, The Apartment showcases writer/director Billy Wilder at the peak of his creative talent.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 6, 2010
Jim Schembri
Sydney Morning Herald

In the canon of classics by famed writer/director Billy Wilder, this jewel of a comedy easily stands as one of his most beloved.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald

August 18, 2006
Richard Brody
New Yorker
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Wilder, a bilious and mercurial wit, here becomes a wide-screen master of time ...

Full Review Source: New Yorker

July 1, 2013
Mark R. Leeper

| Original Score: 4/5

October 26, 2004
Rebecca Murray

| Original Score: 5/5

October 4, 2003
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