Some Like it Hot, received widespread critical acclaim, and received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Actor for Lemmon and Best Director and Best Screenplay for Wilder, the latter along with I.A.L. Diamond. It was voted as the top comedy film by the American Film Institute on their list on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs poll in 2000.
By 1962, the film had grossed $14 million in the US.
Marilyn Monroe & Billy Wilder