Billy Wilder

Biography

Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 – 27 March 2002) was an Austria/Hungarian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder i...

42 titles Writing Directing

7.2

Witness for the Prosecution

1982 · Screenplay

6.6

Buddy Buddy

1981 · Writer

6.9

Fedora

1978 · Writer

7.3

The Front Page

1974 · Screenplay

4.7

Double Indemnity

1973 · Screenplay

7.2

Avanti!

1972 · Screenplay

7.3

The Fortune Cookie

1966 · Screenplay

7.0

Kiss Me, Stupid

1964 · Screenplay

7.4

Irma la Douce

1963 · Screenplay

7.9

One, Two, Three

1961 · Screenplay

8.3

The Apartment

1960 · Screenplay

8.2

Some Like It Hot

1959 · Screenplay

7.3

Love in the Afternoon

1957 · Screenplay

7.2

The Spirit of St. Louis

1957 · Screenplay

8.4

Witness for the Prosecution

1957 · Screenplay

7.2

The Seven Year Itch

1955 · Screenplay

6.6

Emil and the Detectives Emil und die Detektive

1954 · Screenplay

7.7

Sabrina

1954 · Screenplay

8.0

Stalag 17

1953 · Screenplay, Writer

8.2

Ace in the Hole

1951 · Writer

8.4

Sunset Boulevard

1950 · Screenplay

7.0

A Song Is Born

1948 · Writer

6.1

The Emperor Waltz

1948 · Writer

7.4

A Foreign Affair

1948 · Screenplay

8.0

The Lost Weekend

1945 · Screenplay

8.3

Double Indemnity

1944 · Screenplay

7.4

Five Graves to Cairo

1943 · Screenplay

7.5

The Major and the Minor

1942 · Writer

7.5

Hold Back the Dawn

1941 · Writer

7.8

Ball of Fire

1941 · Screenplay, Original Story

7.0

Rhythm on the River

1940 · Story

7.0

Arise, My Love

1940 · Screenplay

6.9

What a Life

1939 · Screenplay

7.9

Midnight

1939 · Screenplay

8.0

Ninotchka

1939 · Screenplay

7.3

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife

1938 · Screenplay

6.3

Champagne Waltz

1937 · Story

6.9

Emil and the Detective

1935 · Screenplay

6.6

The Lottery Lover

1935 · Screenplay

6.8

One Exciting Adventure

1934 · Story

8.0

Music in the Air

1934 · Screenplay

6.1

Bad Seed Mauvaise graine

1934 · Writer

6.2

Adorable

1933 · Writer

7.1

What Women Dream Was Frauen träumen

1933 · Screenplay

5.9

Ein Madel der Strasse Scampolo, ein Kind der Straße

1932 · Writer

6.8

Where Is This Lady?

1932 · Story

5.6

A Blonde's Dream Ein blonder Traum

1932 · Writer

6.7

Es war einmal ein Walzer

1932 · Writer

7.0

The Blue of Heaven Das Blaue vom Himmel

1932 · Screenplay

7.2

Her Grace Commands Ihre Hoheit befiehlt

1931 · Writer

7.1

Emil and the Detectives Emil und die Detektive

1931 · Screenplay

6.3

Looking for His Murderer Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht

1931 · Screenplay

7.5

People on Sunday Menschen am Sonntag

1930 · Screenplay

26 titles Writing Directing

6.6

Buddy Buddy

1981 · Director

6.9

Fedora

1978 · Director

7.3

The Front Page

1974 · Director

7.2

Avanti!

1972 · Director

7.3

The Fortune Cookie

1966 · Director

7.0

Kiss Me, Stupid

1964 · Director

7.4

Irma la Douce

1963 · Director

7.9

One, Two, Three

1961 · Director

8.3

The Apartment

1960 · Director

8.2

Some Like It Hot

1959 · Director

7.2

The Spirit of St. Louis

1957 · Director

7.3

Love in the Afternoon

1957 · Director

8.4

Witness for the Prosecution

1957 · Director

7.2

The Seven Year Itch

1955 · Director

7.7

Sabrina

1954 · Director

8.0

Stalag 17

1953 · Director

8.2

Ace in the Hole

1951 · Director

8.4

Sunset Boulevard

1950 · Director

6.1

The Emperor Waltz

1948 · Director

7.4

A Foreign Affair

1948 · Director

8.0

The Lost Weekend

1945 · Director

8.3

Double Indemnity

1944 · Director

7.4

Five Graves to Cairo

1943 · Director

7.5

The Major and the Minor

1942 · Director

6.1

Bad Seed Mauvaise graine

1934 · Director