Bus Stop Reviews

July 13, 2014
Boorish comedy mingling incompetently with underfed character drama.
July 25, 2013
I suspect that some viewers will either like the film because of Monroe's performance, or hate it because of Murray's.
August 6, 2012
The Broadway based movie reduces romance to a physical attraction and of never saying I'm sorry for being a male predator.
February 18, 2012
November 15, 2009
The Taming of the Shrew appears oddly depressing when re-imagined as a mid-century hick minstrel show
October 10, 2008
A dramatic departure for Marilyn Monroe, who broadens her acting chops in the role of singer Cherrie.
April 6, 2006
Bus Stop is heavy with the corn syrup and plays today as a relic from a less-evolved epoch, but it works, largely because of Monroe.
June 27, 2005
Though Don Murray is the only actor to get an Oscar nod, the main reason to see Joshua Logan's serio comedy, based on Inge's play, is Marilyn Monroe, who shines as the country girl with big Hollywood aspirations.
January 13, 2005
November 19, 2004
October 19, 2004
Moody and realistic, maybe Monroe's best
June 30, 2004
Monroe has the courage to make Cherie a far less talented performer than Monroe was herself.
November 17, 2003
February 28, 2003