MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 30,011 this week

Marilyn in Manhattan (1998)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 71 users  
Reviews: 3 user

An exclusive look at Marilyn Monroe just before her tragic end. Set in New York City in the 50's - It's a surprising documentary that captures the movie legend as she runs with Broadway pals from the Actors Studio.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: April

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2 titles
created 23 Jul 2012
 
a list of 3105 titles
created 13 Aug 2012
 
a list of 2911 titles
created 31 Jan 2013
 
a list of 3084 titles
created 04 Jun 2013
 
a list of 54 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Marilyn in Manhattan (TV Movie 1998)

Marilyn in Manhattan (TV Movie 1998) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Marilyn in Manhattan.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.

Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An American showgirl gets entangled in political intrigue after the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.

Director: Laurence Olivier
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis
Love, Marilyn (2012)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.

Director: Liz Garbus
Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Banks, Adrien Brody
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.

Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Colin Clark, an employee of Sir Laurence Olivier's, documents the tense interaction between Olivier and Marilyn Monroe during the production of The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

Director: Simon Curtis
Stars: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Director: Leo McCarey
Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning
Departures (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

Director: Yôjirô Takita
Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie 2014)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The history of the Academy Awards.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Stars: Anjelica Huston, Billy Crystal, Tom Hanks
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Cynthia Adler ...
Narrator
...
Herself
...
Himself
Joshua Greene ...
Himself
Milton H. Greene ...
Himself (archive footage)
Amy Greene-Andrews ...
Herself
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Herself (archive footage)
...
W.J. Weatherby
Donald Spoto ...
Himself
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Herself
Edit

Storyline

An exclusive look at Marilyn Monroe just before her tragic end. Set in New York City in the 50's - It's a surprising documentary that captures the movie legend as she runs with Broadway pals from the Actors Studio.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 September 1998 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Mildly Entertaining Documentary
14 November 2012 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Marilyn in Manhattan (1998)

*** (out of 4)

Short (43-minutes) but entertaining documentary takes a look at the time Marilyn Monroe spent in Manhattan while trying to get her career going into a new direction. The documentary really focuses on 1956 through early 1957 as Monroe struck up a friendship with photographer Milton Green and the two quickly started Marilyn Monroe Productions in hopes for the actress to be taken serious. We hear from various people who spent time with Monroe over this year period and we see how much changed thanks to these relationships. We hear from several people who knew Monroe during this period including Amy and Josh Greene, Ben Gazzara, Ellen Burstyn, Donald Spoto and Susan Strasburg. At such a short running time there's nothing that gets too much attention but for the most part I think fans of the actress should enjoy this. We get to hear what a strange year it turned out to be for the actress as she tried to be taken serious and then would end up doing a film with Lawrence Olivier. We hear about the troubled production of that film as well as Monroe's troubled relationship with Joe DiMaggio and Authur Penn. The documentary also talks about some of the final days in her life and even has someone bringing up the theory that someone in the Kennedy family was after her. There's certainly nothing ground-breaking here but it's entertaining and that's the most important thing.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Marilyn in Manhattan (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?