Top 5 Marilyn Monroe Movies to Watch
Marilyn Monroe is unarguably one of the most unforgettable iconic beauties of Hollywood. Her charm, her beauty, her mischievous, flirtatious laugh is enough to make any man weak in their knees. Marilyn, with her perfectly sculpted curves, seductive voice and a teasingly irresistible sex appeal, created a really vibrant onscreen presence. And that too, effortlessly! She is one lady who will probably never be forgotten regardless. Here are five of this wonderful legend’s movies that surely wouldn’t have been the same without her presence. Have a look at them.
Niagara, released in 1953, shows us a very unusual side of his amusing actress. The story is about two couples who have come for a vacation to the Niagara Falls. In this thriller, you get to see a much darker side to Monroe. This movie is a complete package and you will get you to see this lovely bombshell in a completely different avatar.
2. Some Like It Hot
This movie released in the year 1959. This movie was regarded as the best comedy film of the era. It was also regarded as one of the funniest American movies of all time by Billy Wilder. 'Some Like It Hot' is a story about escaping a mob during prohibition. Here, she is paired against Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis, who add to the funny element in the film.
3. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
On the rampage in the year 1953, 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' is one of the best Marilyn Monroe movies you could ask for. This film brings out many talents of Marilyn on the screen. In the form of a musical, the story revolves around two beautiful showgirls who are gold-diggers. Marilyn’s famous performance on, “Diamonds are a girl's best friend” is from this film. This movie is a must-watch for every Marilyn Monroe fan!
4. How To Marry a Millionaire
Yes, learn how in this movie! 1953 saw yet another lovely Marilyn Monroe film with two extremely talented actresses like Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall. However, in spite of being in a movie with such magnetic women, Marilyn still manages to shine in her own light and didn’t let any of them overshadow her glamor. The story revolves around three leading ladies who go on a mission to win the hearts of the richest men in New York finally to realize that money after all can’t buy love!
5. Bus Stop
The final pick of Marilyn Monroe movies ends at the Bus Stop. In 1956, Hollywood saw a Marilyn Monroe film that gave her the opportunity to exhibit her theatrical skill. And we mean it! All of Marilyn Monroe’s best talents are captured in this Joshua Logan film. She stars are a lousy saloon singer finding her way in Hollywood. Without a doubt, this film is one of Marilyn’s best performances. She won a Golden Globe for this film!