The Apartment Reviews

February 5, 2020
While the mordant ruthlessness of the asides at the expense of big business intrigues, indiscretions and Christmas parties is compromised by a final sequence of quite awful sentimentality.
December 13, 2006
I wouldn't call this 1960 picture one of Billy Wilder's best comedies -- it's drab, sappy, and overlong at 125 minutes.
January 10, 2003
The Apartment is the kind of unsuccessful picture that nevertheless demonstrates that everyone involved is capable of better work.
July 4, 2001
This cynical study of office politics and sexual mores by Billy Wilder, despite winning 5 Oscars in 1960, doesn't date well.
January 1, 2000
It's impossible to feel sympathy for any of The Apartment's characters.