Several films have explored Movies About Marilyn Monroe. We found 5 of our favorites.
From Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm
All About Eve is a classic 1950 black-and-white drama film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It follows the story of an ambitious young actress, Eve Harrington, who ingratiates herself into the life of the successful Broadway star Margo Channing, played by Bette Davis. Margo’s world is shaken when she realizes that Eve has been using her for her own gain. Ultimately, Eve’s true intentions are revealed, and she must confront the consequences that come with her devious intentions. The all-star cast includes Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, and many more. All About Eve is a classic tale of manipulation, ambition, and deceit, with an ending that is both satisfying and unexpected.
From Billy Wilder, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft
Some Like It Hot is a classic comedy from 1959 directed by Billy Wilder. It tells the story of two musicians, Joe and Jerry, who witness a mob crime and must disguise themselves as members of an all-girl band in order to escape. While on the run, they both fall for the lead singer of the band, Sugar Kane. As they try to win her love and get away from the mobsters, the men must find a way to stay in the band without revealing their true identities. Along the way, they face plenty of hijinks and humorous situations as they navigate their new lives as women.
From John Huston, starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore
The Asphalt Jungle is a 1950 American film noir and crime drama directed by John Huston. The film follows a criminal gang who attempt to pull off a major heist of a jewelry store. The gang is led by the mastermind Doc Riedenschneider, along with a group of criminals with their own individual motivations and skills. The gang is successful in their heist, only to be betrayed by one of its members and left to fend for themselves against the law. The film follows the struggles of each character as they try to get away with their crimes and the consequences that follow. The film is a classic example of the film noir genre, with its dark and cynical outlook, and its themes of morality and redemption.
From John Huston, starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter
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From Liz Garbus, starring F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody, Ellen Burstyn
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