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At Oscars night in 1961, Billy Wilder won three awards for The Apartment (for directing, writing, and for Best Picture), doubling his collection of statuettes. Ultimately, in his career spanning more than 50 years and 60 films, he earned 21 Academy Award nominations. Some Like It Hot, Double Indemnity, and Sunset Blvd. are some of the much-acclaimed films of his that earned him Oscar attention.