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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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18 wins 38 nominations
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  • 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 certification of Sunset Boulevard is PG.
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity..
On January 21, 2022, the IMDB rating of Sunset Boulevard is 8.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 98/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The genre of Sunset Boulevard is Drama.
The director of Sunset Boulevard is Billy Wilder.
The release date of Sunset Boulevard is August 10, 1950.
The runtime of Sunset Boulevard is 110 minutes.
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.
The production budget of Sunset Boulevard was 1,752,000 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 revenue of Sunset Boulevard was 5,000,000 USD.