The Best of Marilyn Monroe Movies
August 5 marked the unfortunate passing of Marilyn Monroe, a symbol of sex, beauty and seduction. She left our world in an event that shocked her fans and the world as a whole. Thanks to these movies and her real lifestyle, she became a woman’s dream for any man. She was considered a female thunderbolt by all standards.
In conjunction with her memory, we have listed the best of Marilyn Monroe movies so you can see the art behind the seduction star. A woman that had always been the dream of movie stars of all generations. Every one aspired to be half as good as she was.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
This film chronicles the meeting between a married man with a good professional situation and a young starlet who moves in above his home. The movie is based on a play that carries the same name. It suffices to the see the most famous photo of Marilyn Monroe to be convinced you have to watch the movie.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
This film is considered one of the best movie in history. It was nominated to 6 academy awards and since then became a culture and historical movie for the United States. It tells the story of two musicians to attend a massacre and to escape their pursuers, they disguise themselves and are hired in a troupe of singers.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
It is a musical movie that tells the story of two friends, a brunette and a blonde, who are opposed to everything: from their way of seeing things to their idea of love. Marilyn plays the role of Lorelei Lee, a pretty blonde attracted by rich men and diamonds. The song “Diamonds are Girl’s Best Friend” has become a great classic and has been covered many times by artists from around the world
How To Marry A Millionaire? (1953)
This movie tells the story of three friends who each decide to find a wealthy husband. To achieve their ends, they rent together a luxury apartment in New York. The story is more based on the vagaries of life and chance encounters. These women find more than what they were looking for.
River of No Return (1954)
This film is a western and tells the story of life in the time of gold diggers and conflicts between Americans and Indians. Kay (Marilyn Monroe) is a bar singer who finds herself fleeing on a rather dangerous river with only a makeshift raft as her boat. First accompanied by her fiancé, he quickly abandons her and she will resume the trip with a father and his 10-year-old son.
The Misfits (1961)
This film takes place in Las Vegas and tells about a moment in life, where four people meet after a divorce. Monroe plays a beautiful stripped called Roslyn Taber who, while filing for divorce, she managed to meet a gambler who previously was a cowboy and a former WW2 aviator. Things will get spiced up when they moved together to a desert house alongside Perce Howland.
Niagara chronicles the vacation of two couples on vacation in Niagara Falls and addresses the theme of infidelity and crime of passion. The story is about rose Loomis and her husband George who met another couple. Polly happened to see George in a man’s hand but when she told her husband he accused her of overreacting and things take a sharper turn to the worst.
Bus Stop (1956)
A young cabaret dancer will cross paths with a very enterprising cowboy who will fall in love with her at first sight. While cowboy Beauregard wants to take Cherie back to his mother town and marry her, the beautiful singer dreams of Hollywood and its fame. When she refused, Beauregard had no choice but to kidnap here, but when the bus stops, the events change.
This was a selection of 8 of the best Marilyn Monroe Movies of all time. Many of these movies won academy awards and shaped the culture of the United States as well as Hollywood as we know it. Marilyn Monroe gave the woman a great power in an industry where men were always dominant.
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