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Bolero (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  31 August 1984 (USA)
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Follows the tale of a young woman's sexual awakening and subsequent journey around the world in pursuit of her ideal lover. Encounters include an Arabian sheik and a Spanish bullfighter. ... See full summary »



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Follows the tale of a young woman's sexual awakening and subsequent journey around the world in pursuit of her ideal lover. Encounters include an Arabian sheik and a Spanish bullfighter. Her friend and butler accompany her and help to arrange her couplings. Moderate nudity and soft-porn. Written by Tony Bridges <>

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An Adventure in Ecstasy See more »


Comedy | Romance


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31 August 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bolero: An Adventure in Ecstasy  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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The movie's Bolero (1984) title was inspired by two sources, the first was the name of the film's star, sex symbol Bo Derek, and the fact that the major sex scene in Blake Edwards' 10 (1979), which had co-starred Bo Derek about five years earlier, was choreographed to the score of Maurice Ravel's classic music piece "Bolero" (1928). See more »


Lida MacGillivery: You say that we never found ecstasy... that it was quicksilver, always promising next time. Angel, I want ecstasy. Let's find it!
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Not even Bo Dereks naked body can save this

Ok, I admit it. BO has a beautiful body. And I will admit this too. Bolero is so bad that it easily ranks as one of the worst movies ever made. The most shocking part is Academy Award winner George Kennedy is in it(I guess he likes Derek in the nude as well). Written and directed by her late husband John Derek. >

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