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'The Apartment,' 'Ocean's Eleven' on TCM for New Year's Eve
On Monday evening, Turner Classic Movies says arrivederci to 2012 with several films set during New Year's Eve, including two classics from 1960: Billy Wilder's dark comedic masterpiece "The Apartment," which won the best film Oscar, and the cool caper flick "Ocean's Eleven." The final scene of "The Apartment" takes place on New Year's Eve as elevator operator Fran (Shirley MacLaine) finally realizes that Buddy (Jack Lemmon) loves her. And in "Ocean's Eleven," the original Rat Packers ¿ Frank, Dean, Sammy, Joey and Peter ¿ plot an elaborate heist to simultaneously rob five Las Vegas casinos on New Year's Eve. Pictured: Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine in "The Apartment" from 1960.