The Seven Year Itch

The Seven Year Itch

"It TICKLES and TANTALIZES! - The funniest comedy since laughter began!"
  • NR
  • 1955
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 7.1  (34,226)

The Seven Year Itch is a 1955 film based on a play written by George Axelrod. Co-written and directed by Billy Wilder, this film starred actor Tom Ewell and one of the 20th century's most famous sex symbols, model, actress and singer Marylin Monroe. It also contains one of 20th century's most iconic scenes: Marylin Monroe standing on a subway grate while her signature white dress is blown up by a passing train. A term used by psychologists to describe a declining interest in a monogamous relationship after seven years of marriage, The Seven Year Itch is about a middle-aged man named Richard Sherman. While his wife and son are out of town on summer vacation, Sherman, who is facing a mid-life crisis, chooses to live as a bachelor and enjoy the time he has to himself. While enjoying this time, he meets a beautiful blonde actress and former model who lives in the apartment upstairs and becomes attracted to her. Richard Sherman and the beautiful blonde spend time together and the encounters are innocent even though his fantasies about her are only played out in his mind.

The Seven Year Itch
The Seven Year Itch (Trailer 1)
The Seven Year Itch (Trailer 1)

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The Seven Year Itch
The Seven Year Itch

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Description
The Seven Year Itch is a 1955 film based on a play written by George Axelrod. Co-written and directed by Billy Wilder, this film starred actor Tom Ewell and one of the 20th century's most famous sex symbols, model, actress and singer Marylin Monroe. It also contains one of 20th century's most iconic scenes: Marylin Monroe standing on a subway grate while her signature white dress is blown up by a passing train.

A term used by psychologists to describe a declining interest in a monogamous relationship after seven years of marriage, The Seven Year Itch is about a middle-aged man named Richard Sherman. While his wife and son are out of town on summer vacation, Sherman, who is facing a mid-life crisis, chooses to live as a bachelor and enjoy the time he has to himself. While enjoying this time, he meets a beautiful blonde actress and former model who lives in the apartment upstairs and becomes attracted to her. Richard Sherman and the beautiful blonde spend time together and the encounters are innocent even though his fantasies about her are only played out in his mind.

The Seven Year Itch is a 1955 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

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  • Release Date
    1955
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (34,226)