The Apartment

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Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $25,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • June 15, 1960
    PG, Theatrical



Cast 23

  1. Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon
    C.C. Baxter

  2. Shirley MacLaine

    Shirley MacLaine
    Fran Kubelik

  3. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray
    Jeff D. Sheldrake

  4. Ray Walston

    Ray Walston
    Joe Dobisch

  5. Jack Kruschen

    Jack Kruschen
    Dr. Dreyfuss

  6. Naomi Stevens

    Naomi Stevens
    Mrs. Mildred Dreyfuss

  7. Hope Holiday

    Hope Holiday
    Mrs. Margie MacDougall

  8. Edie Adams

    Edie Adams
    Miss Olsen

  9. Joan Shawlee

    Joan Shawlee

  10. JS

    Johnny Seven
    Karl Matuschka

  11. David Lewis

    David Lewis
    Al Kirkeby

  12. Joyce Jameson

    Joyce Jameson
    The Blonde

  13. Willard Waterman

    Willard Waterman
    Mr. Vanderhoff

  14. David White

    David White
    Mr. Eichelberger

  15. Dorothy Abbott

    Dorothy Abbott
    Office Worker (uncredited)

  16. RM

    Ralph Moratz
    Office Worker (uncredited)

  17. JP

    Joe Palma
    Office Maintenance Man (uncredited)

  18. Bill Baldwin

    Bill Baldwin
    TV Movie Host (uncredited)

  19. BB

    Benny Burt
    Charlie - Bartender (uncredited)

  20. LC

    Lynn Cartwright
    Elevator Supervisor with Clicker (uncredited)

  21. MC

    Mason Curry
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  22. DM

    David Macklin
    Messenger (uncredited)

  23. Hal Smith

    Hal Smith
    Man in Santa Claus Suit (uncredited)

Crew 26


  1. AT

    Alexandre Trauner
    Art Direction

  2. EG

    Edward G. Boyle
    Set Decoration


  1. Joseph LaShelle

    Joseph LaShelle
    Director of Photography

  2. WS

    William Schurr
    Camera Operator

Costume & Make-Up

  1. HR

    Harry Ray
    Makeup Artist

  2. AM

    Alice Monte


  1. MR

    Milt Rice
    Special Effects

  2. MN

    Miriam Nelson

  3. JP

    Joe Palma
    Stand In


  1. Billy Wilder

    Billy Wilder

  2. HW

    Hal W. Polaire
    Assistant Director

  3. DS

    David Salven
    Assistant Director


  1. DM


  1. DS

    Don Stott


  1. Billy Wilder

    Billy Wilder

  2. AK

    Allen K. Wood
    Production Manager

  3. ID

    I.A.L. Diamond
    Associate Producer

  4. DH

    Doane Harrison
    Associate Producer


  1. AD

    Adolph Deutsch
    Original Music Composer

  2. DH

    Del Harris
    Sound Effects Editor

  3. FL

    Fred Lau

  4. RM

    Robert Martin
    Boom Operator

  5. SS

    Sid Sidney
    Music Editor

  6. John Williams

    John Williams


  1. Billy Wilder

    Billy Wilder

  2. I. A. L. Diamond

    I. A. L. Diamond

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