MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,385 this week

Love, Marilyn (2012)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 841 users   Metascore: 51/100
Reviews: 13 user | 38 critic | 10 from Metacritic.com

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:

Writers:

(excerpts from memoirs), , 9 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 41 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Love, Marilyn" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Love, Marilyn (2012)

Love, Marilyn (2012) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Love, Marilyn.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Documentary about the moviestar's last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency, depression and eventual firing from her final film, 20th Century Fox's "... See full summary »

Director: Patty Ivins Specht
Stars: James Coburn, Gene Allen, Steve Allen
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Documentary focusing on the last few days in the life of Marilyn Monroe, and her connection with the Kennedy brothers, John and Robert.

Director: Christopher Olgiati
Stars: John Bates, Jeanne Carmen, Jack Clemmons
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Unfinished remake of "My Favorite Wife," due to the firing of Marilyn Monroe from the film. She was eventually re-hired, but died in August, 1962. Film was never completed.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse
Robot (2012)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

ROBOT is set in the Yale Social Robotics Lab where Brian Scassellati designs robots we enjoy being around and are helpful in our homes and schools. The film features NICO and KEEPON, robots... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Her story is well-known - the lonely child who yearned for affection and approval which she finally seemed to find as Hollywood's greatest love goddess. But even though she scaled heights ... See full summary »

Directors: Gene Feldman, Suzette Winter
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Richard Widmark, Don Murray
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 | 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 | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A documentary about the life and career of 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, narrated by director John Huston (who worked with her on "The Misfits"). Included are interviews with friends, ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Sanders
Stars: John Huston, Marilyn Monroe, Gladys Baker
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
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. When Peggy falls ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: Adele Jergens, Marilyn Monroe, Rand Brooks
My Granny the Escort (TV Movie 2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A portrait of three of the UK's mature prostitutes who sell sex in hotel rooms and their homes.

Director: Charlie Russell
Stars: Sheila Vogel-Coupe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Herself
Hope Davis ...
Herself
...
Herself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Of all the stars in Hollywood's history, no one had a more potent mix of glamor and tragedy than Marilyn Monroe. Through performed readings of her personal papers, this film explores the life and personal thoughts of this seminal movie star and how she achieved her dream with determination and audacity. Furthermore, through additional readings and interviews of her colleagues and acquaintances, we also follow her emotional self-destruction under the sexist pressures of Hollywood until her premature death in 1962. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 May 2013 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Fragments: Marilyn Monroe  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

All Eyes On You Now (Marilyn Version)
Written and Performed by Ivana Carrescia
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
MM doc drones on like memorial service.
21 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the latest exhumation of tragic movie icon Marilyn Monroe we are given a sober rehashing of the erratic star's career with a cast of ever so sober and somber A listers quoting from her diary and playing the past. Long on pretense with nothing new to reveal it is strictly for Monroe fans who can do without the organ music.

Dead half a century Monroe was basically a one note actress with an incredible charisma whose sex appeal packed them in the theatres. It had more to do with her curves than thespian turns however. In Love, Mariylyn Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Lindsay Lohan et all speak in hush, reverential, almost pained tone while doc director Liz Garbus serves up speculation with today's perspective resulting in the same metaphorical soup out of Monroe and her career that the print and celluloid media have been serving up since her death fifty years back. Same questions same answers.

Between the testimonials and the crying out there are some rare archival moments that capture her remarkable appeal towards the end of her career driving George Cukor crazy as she deconstruct's on the set of her last film Something's Gotta Give. A stunning façade of bright eyed beauty and optimism imploding before your eyes, it says more in these brief moments than the entire doc and its heavy handed director posing and framing the patronizing prattle of it's actors delivered with spot on wake like melancholy inflection.


1 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I really enjoyed this documentary vanessa197676
Soundtrack. olivethomasproject
Marisa Tomei MorpheusRU
Does anyone remember the name of the book referenced empress-true
Sad + Beautiful... Tigerlilly9
Changes mood nicoleclark44
Discuss Love, Marilyn (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page