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THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH film still of Marilyn Monroe

THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute among the funniest films in the art form’s history and co-written, directed and produced by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder, THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955) features what is arguably one of cinema’s most iconic images of the legendary Marilyn Monroe standing over a New York City subway...
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THE APARTMENT (1960) – AFI Movie Club

THE APARTMENT (1960) features no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – director, producer and co-writer Billy Wilder, as well as stars Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine! THE APARTMENT also appears on the American Film Institute’s lists of the greatest American films and among AFI’s rankings of the greatest comedies and love stories....
SABRINA film still of Audrey Hepburn

SABRINA (1954) – AFI Movie Club

Co-written, produced and directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder and named by the American Film Institute among the art form’s greatest love stories, SABRINA (1954) features a romantic triangle between Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden – all included among the stars named by AFI as cinema’s great screen legends. Visit...
STALAG 17 film still of Robert Strauss, William Holden and Harvey Lembeck

STALAG 17 (1953) – AFI Movie Club

Co-written and directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder, STALAG 17 features an all-star cast that includes Robert Strauss, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger and Peter Graves – and a memorable, Academy Award-winning lead performance from William Holden, named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Visit the...
DOUBLE INDEMNITY film still of Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyc

DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) – AFI Movie Club

A gripping film noir following an almost perfect crime, DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) features two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – writer/director Billy Wilder and star Barbara Stanwyck – and appears on the American Film Institute’s iconic lists of the greatest American films, as well as among the greatest thrills, love stories and villains of all...
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SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring the incomparable talents of two AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – director Billy Wilder and star Jack Lemmon – SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) also features timeless performances from Tony Curtis, Joe E. Brown and Marilyn Monroe – who was named by AFI, along with Lemmon, among the greatest screen legends of all time....
The Apartment Film Still - Jack Lemmon

THE APARTMENT (1960) – AFI Movie Club

THE APARTMENT (1960) features no fewer than three AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – director, producer and co-writer Billy Wilder, as well as stars Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine! THE APARTMENT also appears on four of the American Film Institute’s lists of the greatest America films – including both the original and 10th anniversary edition,...
Ace in the Hole Film Still - Kirk Douglas

ACE IN THE HOLE (1951) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring the talents of two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – director Billy Wilder and star Kirk Douglas – ACE IN THE HOLE (1951) is an unflinching satire chronicling the efforts of an opportunistic journalist to orchestrate a media circus for his own personal gain – taking its inspiration from the tragic true story of...
Some Like It Hot Film Still - Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon

SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) – AFI Movie Club

Featuring the incomparable talents of two AFI Life Achievement Award recipients – director Billy Wilder and star Jack Lemmon – SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) also features timeless performances from Tony Curtis, Joe E. Brown and Marilyn Monroe – who was named by AFI, along with Lemmon, among the greatest screen legends of all time....
Sunset Blvd. Film Still - Gloria Swanson

SUNSET BLVD. (1950) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder and starring William Holden – named by AFI among the greatest screen legends – and Gloria Swanson, SUNSET BLVD. (1950) is the quintessential LA film noir enshrined not only as a definitively dark encapsulation of the City of Angels, but also across the American Film Institute’s...
Double Indemnity Film Still - Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray

AFI Movie Club: DOUBLE INDEMNITY

A gripping film noir following an almost perfect crime, DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) appears across five of the American Film Institute’s iconic lists of the greatest American films and features two AFI Life Achievement Award honorees – writer/director Billy Wilder and star Barbara Stanwyck. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream DOUBLE INDEMNITY DOUBLE INDEMNITY - Reelgood...
Ace In The Hole Film Still - Kirk Douglas

AFI Movie Club: ACE IN THE HOLE

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder, today’s unflinching satire ACE IN THE HOLE chronicles an opportunistic journalist who orchestrates a media circus for his own personal gain – taking its inspiration from the tragic true story of legendary spelunker Floyd Collins. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream ACE IN THE HOLE ACE...
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