Tag Archives: Marilyn Monroe

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Rated NR

Two showgirls head to Paris and are followed by a private investigator hired by one of their future fathers-in-laws and other admirers. Starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, and Charles Coburn. This film is a classic 1950s film. We have two … Continue reading

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How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) Rated NR

Three women set out to find millionaire husbands but find love inside. Starring Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, and Lauren Bacall. This film is a cute rom-com. Here we have three women hiding their real personalities in order to find wealthy … Continue reading

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There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954) Rated NR

The Donahues have three children, and they perform together as the Five Donahues until their oldest meets a girl. Starring Ethel Merman, Donald O’Connor, and Marilyn Monroe. This film showcases the music of Irving Berlin. It follows the Donahues from … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015) Rated TV-MA

A miniseries that chronicles the life of Marilyn Monroe as she juggled her private secrets with her public image. Based on the book,  The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. Starring Susan Sarandon, Kelli Garner, Embeth Davidtz, Giacomo Gianniotti I … Continue reading

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Home Town Story (1951) Rated NR

A defeated senator comes home and takes a job as editor of the local newspaper, which he uses as a platform for blaming the big corporations in town for his loss. Starring Jeffrey Lynn, Donald Crisp, Marjorie Reynolds, Alan Hale … Continue reading

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My Week With Marilyn (2011)

Rated R Based on Colin Clark’s memoir of his time as Laurence Olivier’s assistant during the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl. Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Ormond, Kenneth Branagh, Toby Jones, Dougray Scott, Dominic Cooper, Judi Dench, … Continue reading

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Smash (NBC)

Rated NR A theater group stages a new musical based on Marilyn Monroe. We follow them on and off stage as they try to pull a new production off the ground. Starring Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee, Christian Borle, … Continue reading

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The Misfits (1961)

Rated NR A trio ban together to sell wild mustangs for dog food. The leader’s girlfriend finds out and objects to the plan. The movie tells the change of the Old West. This film is most famously known for the deaths of the … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

Rated NR This film is a charming, thoughtless, and an entertaining romantic comedy. It’s based on the play The Sleeping Prince by Terence Rattigan. Marilyn Monroe played her usual self as a flighty blonde and Laurence Olivier depiction of the Regent … Continue reading

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