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Let's Make Love (1960)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 8 September 1960 (USA)
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When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.



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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »



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Complete credited cast:
Frankie Vaughan ...
George Welch (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
David Burns ...
Oliver Burton
Michael David ...
Dave Kerry
Mara Lynn ...
Lily Nyles
Dennis King Jr. ...
Abe Miller
Charlie Lamont


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. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Release Date:

8 September 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$6,540,000 (USA)

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Sound Mix:

(35 mm mag-optical prints) (Westrex Recording System)| (magnetic tracks) (Westrex Recording System)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Milton Berle placed ads in Hollywood trade papers seeking a Best Supporting Oscar nomination for playing himself. See more »


Amanda's hands during her dinner with Jean-Mark. See more »


Amanda Dell: Charm him? I could murder him!
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Referenced in Straight Talk (1992) See more »


Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Marilyn Monroe
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Just Not That Great.
6 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was pretty unimpressed with this movie, to be frank. There was something about every aspect of it that didn't quite add up and you're left with an essentially dull film, which you're not really too concerned about by the end. I am a huge fan of Marilyn but I don't feel she was at all her best in this picture, and I don't think that's entirely her fault - the film around her is incredibly flimsy. The dialogue is often wooden and unconvincing, and Montand's character and his storyline are just totally unbelievable - nothing of what he says or what he does was convincing to me and this really brought the film down very hard and very quickly. The musical numbers are pretty standard fair and were nothing Marilyn hadn't done before. The film didn't make me laugh and I didn't care what happened to the characters. If anything I was only sad the talented Marilyn Monroe was a part of the film - as her portfolio shows she was deserving of far higher quality films than this. I can't recommend the film as it's not really worth your time and you probably won't enjoy it - if you just want to see all of Monroe's film's than see it, but otherwise don't bother.

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