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Year: 1960
Original Title: The Apartment
Length: 125 minutes
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Studios: Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Age rating: Parental guidance
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 20 1960

United States: June 15 1960


Ranking: 3,482 out of 16,356 movies (up 1947)

Ranked #580 in list 'The best movies ever'

Ranked #44 in list 'The best comedies'


8.7 by 30 users


DC Baxter, an employee of an insurance company, provides his home to their bosses so that they can see with their lovers. What he hopes taht serve to move up in the company. At the cost of sacrifice and spend hours and hours on the street in the cold by whims of his superiors, the precious rise seems to be near. This can help him to conquer Fran Kubelik, the elevator girl of the building. What Baxter doesn't know is that Fran is one of the lovers of one of the most important leaders of the company, now Fran must decide whether to go for the girl he likes, or go for the ascent so long leads forward. Delicious Billy Wilder film, a very popular romantic comedy at the time, and today.


Cast The Apartment

Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine

Fran Kubelik

Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon

C.C. Baxter

Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray

Jeff D. Sheldrake