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The Apartment

1960 Rated NR 2hr 5m

With furthering his career in mind, an insurance clerk lends his apartment to his adulterous higher-ups for their amorous affairs. But his fast track to an executive suite gets derailed when he becomes involved with his boss's latest conquest.

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Movie Details

1961 BAFTA®
1961 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Top 100 Laughs
  • Top 100 Passions
  • Top 100 Movies
1961 Academy Award®
  • Best Director: Billy Wilder
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Picture
  • Best Art Direction Black and White
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Actress nominee: Shirley MacLaine
  • Best Cinematography Black and White nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Jack Lemmon
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Jack Kruschen
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.