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Marilyn Monroe

Date of Birth: Jun 1, 1926

Country: USA

Biography: Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962)was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

Total Titles at Criticker: 40 - You've Seen 40

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Titles You've Ranked (40)
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Let Let's Make It Legal (1951)
Summary: The nearly-final divorce of the Halsworths suddenly gets complicated when Miriam's old flame comes to town. (imdb)
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Right Cross Right Cross (1950)
Summary: Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes up drinking and women (including Marilyn Monroe in nightclub bit part). Johnny knows his right hand is going bad and has to work fast to make real money. (imdb)
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Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948)
Summary: Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl. (imdb)
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Home Town Story Home Town Story (1951)
Summary: Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin works in the "Herald" newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views. (imdb)
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We We're Not Married! (1952)
Summary: In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married. (imdb)
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O. Henry O. Henry's Full House (1952)
Summary: John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film. (imdb)
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Marilyn Times Five Marilyn Times Five (1973)  - Short Film
Summary: [A]n experimental film by Bruce Conner, that is an exploration of how a film's form can influence the way an audience perceives the film's content. (wikipedia)
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La rabbia La rabbia (1963)
Summary: "La Rabbia" employs documentary footage (from the 1950's) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, and fear? The film is in two completely separate parts, and the directors of these respective sections, left-wing Pier Paolo Pasolini and conservative Giovanni Guareschi, offer the viewer contrasting analyses of and prescriptions for modern society. (imdb)
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As Young as You Feel As Young as You Feel (1951)
Summary: After being forced to retire, 65-year-old John Hodges impersonates the president of his company's parent corporation (since no one, indeed, has ever seen the man or knows his name) in order to change the company's policy on older workers and get his job back. However, after he gives a speech in the president's name and meets his real boss' wife, who falls for him, things get more complicated...
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The Legend of Marilyn Monroe The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1966)
Summary: John Huston hosts and narrates this documentary about the tragic star.
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Ladies of the Chorus Ladies of the Chorus (1948)
Summary: 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. When Peggy falls in love with wealthy Randy, May fears class differences may lead to misery. Marilyn sings "Every Baby Needs a Da Da Daddy" and "Anyone Can See I Love You." (imdb)
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A Ticket to Tomahawk A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)
Summary: In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are." (imdb)
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Marilyn: The Last Interview Marilyn: The Last Interview (1992)  - TV Movie
Summary: Documentary about Marilyn's last interview in July 1962 for Life magazine.With rare audio of Marilyn's interview and rare footage. Marilyn's words had been edited together for this show
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Green Grass of Wyoming Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
Summary: "Thunderhead," a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. Escaping gunfire, he runs off one night with a young rancher;s mare, a possible winner of the Governor's Stake trotting race. The mare is recaptured and entered in the race against the horse owned by the father of the young rancher's sweetheart, and this puts a damper on their romance. (imdb)
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Marilyn in Manhattan Marilyn in Manhattan (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: This documentary provides an exclusive look at Marilyn Monroe's life just before her tragic end. It's also filled with stories told by people who've spoken for the first time about a Marilyn "conspiracy." (Netflix)
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Final Cut: Ladies & Gentlemen Final Cut: Ladies & Gentlemen (2012)
Summary: A film where anything can happen - the hero and the heroine changes their faces, age, look, names, and so on. The only same thing: the LOVE between man and woman... in an archetypical love story cut from 500 classics from all around the world.
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Dangerous Years Dangerous Years (1947)
Summary: Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial. (imdb)
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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Summary: In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement. (imdb)
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Bert Stern: Original Madman Bert Stern: Original Madman (2011)
Summary: In the unconventional documentary Becoming Bert Stern, the original mad-man photographer reveals himself for the first time. Becoming Bert Stern is a story of self-creation: rise, fall and reinvention. It explores creativity, celebrity, and desire through the eyes of a man who got everything he wanted. Almost. (imdb)
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Love Happy Love Happy (1949)
Summary: The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls while thwarting diamond thieves. (imdb)
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The Fireball The Fireball (1950)
Summary: Johnny runs away from Father O'Hara's orphanage and becomes a roller skating star with the help of Mary Reeves. He becomes involved with women, including Polly, who only love him because he is a champion, not, as with Mary, out of love for him. Then he gets polio. (imdb)
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Summary: Lorelei and Dorothy are just "Two Little Girls from Little Rock", lounge singers on a transatlantic cruise... (imdb)
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How to Marry a Millionaire How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Summary: Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. (imdb)
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The Misfits The Misfits (1961)
Summary: Roslyn divorces Ray in Reno and then meets widower Guido. He likes her but introduces her to cowboy Gay, and those two fall in love. (imdb)
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The Asphalt Jungle The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Summary: A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel. (imdb)
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Monkey Business Monkey Business (1952)
Summary: Barnaby Fulton, a chemist, is working on youth formula for a chemical company by testing it on chimps... (imdb)
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All About Eve All About Eve (1950)
Summary: An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. (imdb)
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Bus Stop Bus Stop (1956)
Summary: Innocent rodeo cowboy Bo falls in love with cafe singer Cherie in Phoenix. She tries to run away... (imdb)
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The Seven Year Itch The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Summary: When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor (Marilyn Monroe). (imdb)
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Clash by Night Clash by Night (1952)
Summary: Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae (imdb)
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Don Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Summary: An airline pilot, dumped by his girlfriend, pursues a baby-sitter in his hotel...and gradually realizes she's dangerous. (imdb)
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Something Something's Got to Give (1962)  - Short Film
Summary: 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. (imdb)
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Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Bigger, Stronger, Faster* (2008)
Summary: Director Christopher Bell explores America's win-at-all-cost culture by examining how his two brothers became members of the steroid-subculture in an effort to realize their American dream. (imdb.com)
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The Prince and the Showgirl The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
Summary: When Grandduke Charles, the prince-regent of Carpatha, a fictitious Balkan country which could start a European war by switching alliances, visits London for the coronation of the new British king in 1911, and spends his one evening off at the Coconut Girl club, the reputed stickler for protocol is so charmed by a clumsy American understudy that he orders his British attaché to invite her to the embassy for a private supper... (imdb)
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River of No Return River of No Return (1954)
Summary: The title river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others. (imdb)
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Let Let's Make Love (1960)
Summary: Billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue. He goes to the theatre, where he sees Amanda rehearsing a song, and the director thinks him an actor suited to play himself in the revue. He takes the part in order to see more of Amanda. (imdb)
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Niagara Niagara (1953)
Summary: As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife (Marilyn Monroe) and her husband reach the level of murder. (imdb)
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There There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Summary: 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. (imdb)
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Love Nest Love Nest (1951)
Summary: Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. Tenant Charley, who marries tenant Eadie, loans money to Jim to help him keep the building, money which this Casanova obtains from rich widows. (imdb)
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Some Like It Hot Some Like It Hot (1959)
Summary: When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in (imdb)