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Marilyn Monroe was not only one of the most beautiful women of all time; she was also a talented and beloved actress. This is a list of the best Marilyn Monroe movies, ranked best to worst, with movie trailers when available. Though she played a "dumb blonde" in her most famous roles, the bombshell icon was anything but, and she laughed her earnings right to the bank. Marilyn Monroe's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Marilyn Monroe movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Marilyn Monroe movies will be at the top of the list. Marilyn Monroe has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Marilyn Monroe movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Marilyn Monroe films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Marilyn Monroe role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Marilyn Monroe performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Some Like It Hot and The Seven Year Itch.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Marilyn Monroe movies?" and "What are the greatest Marilyn Monroe roles of all time?"

Marilyn Monroe worked with many famous directors, including big names like Fritz Lang and Billy Wilder. Is Marilyn Monroe your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Brigitte Bardot and Paul Newman films lists too.

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Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Harry Carey

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The Misfits Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Eli Wallach

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The Seven Year Itch Marilyn Monroe, Carolyn Jones, Evelyn Keyes

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How to Marry a Millionaire Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable

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Niagara Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters

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River of No Return Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, Rory Calhoun

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Bus Stop Marilyn Monroe, Hope Lange, Don Murray

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Don't Bother to Knock Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft, Richard Widmark

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Clash by Night Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan

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All About Eve Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Anne Baxter

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The Asphalt Jungle Marilyn Monroe, Jack Warden, James Whitmore

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Monkey Business Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers

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Something's Got to Give Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse

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There's No Business Like Show Business Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Merman, Irving Berlin

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The Prince and the Showgirl Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Terence Rattigan

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Let's Make Love Marilyn Monroe, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly

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We're Not Married! Marilyn Monroe, Ginger Rogers, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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Love Nest Marilyn Monroe, Jack Paar, June Haver

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Ladies of the Chorus Marilyn Monroe, Adele Jergens, Nana Bryant

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Let's Make It Legal Marilyn Monroe, Robert Wagner, Claudette Colbert

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Home Town Story Marilyn Monroe, Alan Hale, Jr.

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As Young as You Feel Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter, Jean Peters

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A Ticket to Tomahawk Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan

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O. Henry's Full House Marilyn Monroe, Charles Laughton, Anne Baxter

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Love Happy Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx, Raymond Burr

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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Dick Haymes

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Green Grass of Wyoming Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Peggy Cummins

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The Fireball Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Rooney, Pat O'Brien

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Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood, Walter Brennan

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Right Cross Marilyn Monroe, Ricardo Montalbán, June Allyson

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Dangerous Years Marilyn Monroe, Scotty Beckett, Ann E. Todd

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You Were Meant for Me Marilyn Monroe, Jeanne Crain, Dan Dailey