When two musicians, Joe and Jerry (Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis), witness the Saint Valentine’s Day bloodbath of 1929, they must get out of Dodge in a rush to escape certain demise by the hands of ruthless mobster head, Spats Colombo (George Raft). Disguised as girls, they take jobs and hop a train with an all-girls band headed for Florida. En route, both men compete for the affections of the band’s lead singer, Sugar Kane Kowalczyk (Marilyn Monroe), while attempting to not blow their cover.
This is the movie that made Carrey well-known, and although he has made many great motion pictures since, I assume this is still certainly one of his best. It is stuffed with his signature goofy, screwball antics, and with a novel face that may contort into all manner of bizarre expressions, like no other! It is that this that makes this movie one among my …Read more →