The Apartment

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As of November 1, 1959, mild mannered C.C. Baxter has been working at Consolidated Life, an insurance company, for close to four years, and is one of close to thirty-two thousand employees located in their Manhattan head office. To distinguish himself from all the other lowly cogs in the company in the hopes of moving up the corporate ladder, he often works late, but only because he can't get into his apartment, located off of Central Park West, since he has provided it to a handful of company executives - Mssrs. Dobisch, Kirkeby, Vanderhoff and Eichelberger - on a rotating basis for their extramarital liaisons in return for a good word to the personnel director, Jeff D. Sheldrake. When Baxter is called into Sheldrake's office for the first time, he learns that it isn't just to be promoted as he expects, but also to add married Sheldrake to the list to who he will lend his apartment. What Baxter is unaware of is that Sheldrake's mistress is Fran Kubelik, an elevator girl in the ...

Director: Billy Wilder
Writer: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond
Production: United Artists
Year: 1960
MetaScore: 94/100
ImdbRating: 8.3
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Sep 1960
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 8 nominations.


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C.C. Baxter - Jack Lemmon
Fran Kubelik - Shirley MacLaine
Jeff D. Sheldrake - Fred MacMurray
Joe Dobisch - Ray Walston
Dr. Dreyfuss - Jack Kruschen
Al Kirkeby - David Lewis
Mrs. Margie MacDougall - Hope Holiday
Sylvia - Joan Shawlee
Mrs. Mildred Dreyfuss - Naomi Stevens
Karl Matuschka - Johnny Seven
The Blonde - Joyce Jameson
Mr. Vanderhoff - Willard Waterman
Mr. Eichelberger - David White
Miss Olsen - Edie Adams
Office Worker - Dorothy Abbott
TV Movie Host - Bill Baldwin
Office Worker - Paul Bradley
Charlie - Bartender - Benny Burt
Restaurant Patron - Steve Carruthers
Elevator Supervisor with Clicker - Lynn Cartwright
Bar Patron - Dick Cherney
Chinese Waiter - Fortune Cookie
Bit Part - Mason Curry
Office Worker - Franklyn Farnum
Restaurant Patron - Herschel Graham
Office Worker - Lars Hensen
Office Worker - Eugene Jackson
Mrs. Lieberman - Frances Weintraub Lax
Messenger - David Macklin
Executive - William Meader
Office Worker - Ralph Moratz
Office Worker - Monty O'Grady
Office Maintenance Man - Joe Palma
Bar Patron - Paul Power
Executive - Tony Regan
Restaurant Patron - Clark Ross
Sheldrake's Wife - Edith Simmons
Man in Santa Claus Suit - Hal Smith
Office Worker - Norman Stevans
Williams - Sid Troy