This film is available to stream with Into Film+ Available to stream with Into Film+

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot

Film Details

Year

1959

Duration

116 minutes

Genres

Comedy, Period and Historical, Romance

Language

English (English subtitles)


Synopsis

In February 1929, in Prohibition-era Chicago, Joe and Jerry are best friends who play saxophone and double bass in a jazz band. The duo work in a speakeasy owned by a gangster, “Spats”, but when the police are tipped off by an informant, the place is raided by police. Joe and Jerry escape, but later they inadvertently witness Spats and his henchmen gunning down the informant. After being spotted by Spats and his cronies, they flee from the scene, and realise they must leave town. Desperate for money and keen to get far away, Joe and Jerry disguise themselves as women named Josephine and Daphne and join an all-female band headed by train to Miami. During their journey, they befriend Sugar Kane – the band’s vocalist and ukulele player – and compete for her affection. But this is just the beginning of their romantic escapades as plenty more deception awaits upon their arrival at the resort. One of the most renowned screwball comedies of all-time, ‘Some Like It Hot’ is a much-loved Hollywood classic.

Director/s

Cast (in alphabetical order)

Also available with this film on Into Film+

Some Like It Hot

2 RESOURCES

Find the resources related to Some Like It Hot (1959) to use in your teaching   PLAY INTO FILM+

Additional details

U Classification

Find out more on the BBFC website

Also available with this film on Into Film+

Some Like It Hot

2 RESOURCES

Find the resources related to Some Like It Hot (1959) to use in your teaching   PLAY INTO FILM+

Resources To Use With This Film

Related Films

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Film

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes(1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes(1953)

Comedy-musical starring screen legend Marilyn Monroe as a blonde engaged to a millionaire who can't resist flirting with another on a cruise.

28 Reviews

CertificateU

All ages 91 mins

Read More
His Girl Friday
Into Film+ Premium IF+ Premium

His Girl Friday(1940)

His Girl Friday(1940)

Stream on Into Film+ Premium

Screwball comedy set in Chicago newspaper offices about an editor trying to prevent his ex-wife from remarrying so he doesn't lose her from the staff.

34 Reviews

CertificateU

11+ years 92 mins

Read More
Bringing Up Baby
Film

Bringing Up Baby(1938)

Bringing Up Baby(1938)

Screwball romantic comedy about a wealthy heiress who has her eye on a palaeontologist who's more interested in dinosaur fossils.

165 Reviews

CertificateU

7+ years 100 mins

Read More
The Apartment
Film

The Apartment(1960)

The Apartment(1960)

Funny, touching love story set in the hubub of 60s New York, in which insurance clerk CC Baxter finds himself caught a tricky love triangle.

0 Reviews

CertificatePG

14+ years 120 mins

Read More

Rate this film

Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.

Rate this film

Your rating

Click a star to rate this film

Ratings guide

  • Worked brilliantly
  • Went down well
  • Had some value
  • Did not enjoy it
  • Would not use again

Member rating

559 Reviews

Members rating breakdown
5 Star
232
4 Star
159
3 Star
98
2 Star
44
1 Star
26
View all reviews

Leader rating

This film has not been rated by a club leader yet. Be the first to rate this film.

Start an Into Film Club or Log in to rate this film

Reviews (559)

Members rating

Sort reviews by

Back to top Load more

Viewing 0 of 0 Reviews found.

Anson Road Into Film Club

Into Film Clubs

Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.

Coleg Sir Gar Into Film Club (Do I Need a Licence header)

Do I Need a Licence?

Information on which licences you need to show films in your education setting.

How Do Into Film Clubs Work? header

How do Into Film Clubs work?

Find out more about what's involved in running your very own Into Film Club.

Into Film CPD Training (Bolton)

Training

Learn to use film to raise literacy attainment and engage students.

You may also be interested in...

Load more

Viewing 0 of 0 related items.

What our educators say

"We are currently screening The Wizard of Oz, profound film that it is, and the last film Wall-E. It's been rewarding observing the KS1 6 year olds run the gamut of emotions from wonder to sadness to joy. "

- Mark Ellis, Teacher, ChristChurch C of E Primary School, London