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Sunset Boulevard

1950-08-10 | Drama

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A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson

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Positive 73%
Negative 27%

Editing & Writing Analysis with Trailer

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Film Awards

18 wins 37 nominations
out of 6,431 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White

  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Story and Screenplay


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Sunset Boulevard FAQ

The revenue of Sunset Boulevard was 5,000,000 USD.
Sunset Boulevard won 1951 Academy Awards, USA, 1951 Golden Globes, USA, 2003 Online Film & Television Association, 1989 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 1952 Blue Ribbon Awards, 1951 Bodil Awards, 1951 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1951 Jussi Awards, 1951 Writers Guild of America, USA, 1950 National Board of Review, USA.
The casts of Sunset Boulevard are William Holden starring as Joe Gillis, Gloria Swanson starring as Norma Desmond, Erich von Stroheim starring as Max von Mayerling, Nancy Olson starring as Betty Schaefer, Fred Clark starring as Sheldrake, Lloyd Gough starring as Morino.
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity..
The genre of Sunset Boulevard is Drama.
On April 15, 2021, the IMDB rating of Sunset Boulevard is 8.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
On April 15, 2021, there were 5290 public reaction to Sunset Boulevard including critically acclaimed, great to watch with a loved one, Oscar-worthy performance, extraordinary, deservedly won awards.
The runtime of Sunset Boulevard is 110 minutes.
The certification of Sunset Boulevard is PG.
The director of Sunset Boulevard is Billy Wilder.
The production budget of Sunset Boulevard was 1,752,000 USD.