Let's Make Love (1960)


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Movie Info

In this George Cukor musical, Marilyn Monroe stars as the lead in a Broadway show that spoofs a famous billionaire (Yves Montand). He plans to have the show shut down immediately--until he becomes instantly smitten with its star.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Krasna, Hal Kanter
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 14, 2002
20th Century Fox


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as Alexander Coffman

as Oliver Burton

as Tony Danton

as Dave Kerry

as Lily Nyles

as John Wales

as Abe Miller

as Lamont

as Miss Manners

as Comstock

as Wilson

as Chauffeur

as Wilson

as Van Cliburn

as Elvis Presley

as Maria Callas

as Miss Hansen

as Guest Star

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Critic Reviews for Let's Make Love

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Cukor's movie is less successful as a musical than as a star vehicle (one of her very last) for Marilyn Monroe, who is at her sexiest.

Full Review… | June 2, 2011

Cukor ... directs with all the panache of an unwanted contractual obligation. Indeed, Marilyn disliked the script but accepted Let's Make Love to fulfill her Fox contract.

Full Review… | July 26, 2006

Monroe is typically captivating even if this isn't vintage Cukor.

January 23, 2003
Nitrate Online

Apesar do excesso de números musicais, o filme é leve e divertido, trazendo Marilyn Monroe em uma de suas performances mais sedutoras (em seu penúltimo papel no Cinema).

January 20, 2003
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for Let's Make Love


This has got to be my least favorite movie starring Marilyn Monroe, mainly because it is a waste of talent. The idea is interesting to a degree, but when your lead character doesn't have charisma and Marilyn is only used as a mannequin it becomes frustrating. I would say that with a better male lead, this might have been amazing, but what's left is a mixed bag. The only real bonus to the movie is seeing Marilyn Monroe in underwear for the majority of her screen time whilst singing about sex.

Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

Marilyn Monroe is underused in this piece and has another lead actor lacking charm. Much like the film "Seven Year Itch" the main character is a creepy guy that questions why viewers should want to watch this story play out. The premise is a good one but the delivery is really bad. Major celebrities make cameo appearances to hold the viewers attention and distract them how bad this film is playing out. It is a failed romance comedy that is worth seeing for the cast involved.

Marilyn at her very best, showing off her acting, singing, and dancing talent. Such a joy to watch. If you haven't seen this one, treat yourself and check it out on Netflix Instant.

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