Her name is synonymous with red lipstick, white dresses, and platinum blonde hair. Decades have passed, but the legend and ethereal myth of Marilyn Monroe only grows.
Capable of being absolutely adorable and doe-eyed or sultry and sad, Monroe had the acting chops for both comedy and drama. Which of her many movies have DVD Netflix subscribers rented the most? Here are the five top rented Marilyn Monroe movies!
In this classic comedy, three New York models (Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, and Lauren Bacall) set up an apartment with a mission: they plan to use their looks, charm and talent to catch and marry a trio of millionaires. The gold-digging dames' outrageous man-hunting scheme does attract wealthy candidates... but love and money don't appear to coexist; all three women must choose between the extremes.
After his family leaves for the summer, a middle-aged publisher (Tom Ewell) lets his imagination run wild as he fantasizes about his curvaceous new neighbor. He resolves to avoid temptation, but the charismatic and friendly young woman is hard to resist.
Two showgirls board a luxury liner to Paris. Engaged to be married, fair-haired Lorelei is unknowingly tracked by a private investigator who was hired by her future father-in-law. But the detective only has eyes for her brunette friend, Dorothy.
Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz's sharp script anchors this story about New York City theater life, with Bette Davis playing an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn the woman is a conniving upstart. The now-classic All About Eve won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director (Mankiewicz), Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (George Sanders). This was was one of Marilyn's earliest roles, and she was relatively unknown at the time.
When musicians Jerry and Joe accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, they get out of town the only way they know how – dressed as women. But things heat up on the road when they meet a curvy blonde who plays the ukulele.