“That’s the real question isn’t it: why? The how and the who is just scenery for the public. Oswald, Ruby, Cuba, The Mafia, keeps ’em guessing like some kind of parlor game, prevents ’em from asking the most important question: why? Why was Kennedy Killed? Who benefited? Who has the power to cover it up? Who?” – Donald Sutherland as X
“Real diamonds! They must be worth their weight in gold!” – Marilyn Monroe as Sugar Kane Kowalczyk
“I know him. He’s too nervous to kill himself. Wears his seat belt in a drive-in movie.” – Walter Matthau as Oscar talking about Jack Lemmon’s character Felix
“You can’t think on your feet, you oughta keep your mouth closed.” – Jack Lemmon as Shelley Levene
Billy Wilder put all the aspects of great film making to work in this classic movie.
Stanley Ford was a comfortable bachelor with a simple life, until he woke up married.