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Some Like It Hot Reviews

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies
July 17, 2014
Everyone has a canonical classic which they just don't get. This one is mine.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeremy Heilman
March 5, 2002
Always manage[s] to spoil the fun with elaboration.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Will Harris
August 18, 2007
It is, like Ms. Monroe, a beautiful thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Wilder's 1959 comedy is one of the enduring treasures of the movies, a film of inspiration and meticulous craft.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 26, 2002
This is one of the wildest farces ever filmed, but it has a lot of heart as well.
| Original Score: 5/5
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
One of the wildest romantic farces ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
August 3, 2012
Re-viewing Some Like It Hot is invariably a rewarding experience, not because it is a great comedy but because it is a great movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Cole Smithey
October 5, 2006
The laughs never get old.
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 18, 2007
Contains a marvelous, ertoically explosive Monroe performance.
April 2, 2008
This is a flawlessly scripted, superbly performed and endlessly witty comedy that deserves its place among the all-time greats.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Variety Staff
August 15, 2007
Pictures like this, with a sense of humor that is as broad as it can be sophisticated, come along only infrequently.
Christopher Null
May 27, 2001
Some of the wittiest one-liners on film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Mottram
Total Film
July 14, 2014
Brilliant performances, wondrous comic timing and the greatest pay-off line ever written: this one's still red hot.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
One of Wilder's funniest satires.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Arthur Lazere
January 1, 2000
Still terrific entertainment
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 25, 2001
The American Film Institute voted it the number-one funniest movie of all effervescent laugh riot with few equals.
| Original Score: 10/10
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
September 26, 2002
Manages to be a complete winner on every level.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 16, 2007
It's a smart farce that has a high-energy pace, sparked by stunning performances by the stars.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Top Critic
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
November 26, 2011
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