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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 <tbridges@spicer.com>

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According to Bo Derek, Menahem Golan would send her and John Derek memos to make the film more "erotic". Derek would state that the film "was already erotic" enough. See more »

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Lida MacGillivery: In the way of love, we're kindergarten toddlers.
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Not THAT bad
2 March 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

While this isn't the disaster that most everyone seems to think that it is, "Bolero" is still pretty weak. The storyline is okay, at least it was enough to keep me mildly entertained, but I have to admit that the film was certainly dragged down by Bo's inability to act. The abduction scene towards the end also stands out as rather pathetic, and I was unable to take this movie seriously for the remaining few scenes. In other words, there are serious flaws that hamper this film, and I certainly don't recommend it, but there is no way that this is one of the worst films of the 1980's.


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