Search results for "Marilyn Monroe"


All About Eve (1950) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Oct 1999

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Anne Baxter  •  George Sanders  •  Celeste Holm

Bus Stop (1956) RT 79% / Audience 62%

DVD release: May 2002

Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joshua Logan
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Don Murray  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Betty Field

Clash by Night (1952) RT 73% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jul 2005

An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Paul Douglas  •  Robert Ryan  •  Marilyn Monroe

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) RT 98% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2001

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jane Russell  •  Elliott Reid  •  Charles Coburn

How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2001

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Lauren Bacall  •  David Wayne

Niagara (1953)

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jean Peters  •  Max Showalter

River of No Return (1954) RT 64% / Audience 54%

DVD release: May 2002

The itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Western
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Tommy Rettig

Some Like It Hot (1959) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2001

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tony Curtis  •  Jack Lemmon  •  George Raft

Something's Got to Give (1962) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: May 2001

Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife", due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dean Martin  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Tom Tryon

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) RT 96% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Louis Calhern  •  Jean Hagen  •  James Whitmore




The Misfits (1961) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jun 2001

While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Montgomery Clift  •  Thelma Ritter

The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) RT 86% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Wattis  •  Jeremy Spenser

The Seven Year Itch (1955) RT 86% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

With his family away for their annual summer holiday, Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tom Ewell  •  Evelyn Keyes  •  Sonny Tufts

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2002

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dan Dailey

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Love Happy (1949)

The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls when they get mixed up with gangsters due to a tin of sardines containing Romanoff diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Ilona Massey

Monkey Business (1952)

Barnaby Fulton is a research chemist working on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. One of the labs chimps, Esther, gets loose in the laboratory and, having ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marilyn Monroe

Ladies of the Chorus (1949) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jun 1992

Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Adele Jergens  •  Rand Brooks  •  Nana Bryant

A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) RT Audience 50%

Comedy western about a cowboy who is hired by a stagecoach boss to stop the railroad reaching his territory and putting him out of business. He uses everything from Indians to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Dan Dailey  •  Anne Baxter  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Walter Brennan

Don't Bother to Knock (1952) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2002

Jed, an airline pilot, (Widmark) is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell (Monroe), a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Donna Corcoran