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Blonde (2001)

Poppy Montgomery , Patricia Richardson , Joyce Chopra  |  Unrated |  DVD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Dempsey, Wallace Shawn, Griffin Dunne
  • Directors: Joyce Chopra
  • Writers: Joyce Carol Oates, Joyce Eliason
  • Producers: Adam Haight, Ashley Aitken, Brad Gordon, Elizabeth Selzer, Jacobus Rose
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Allumination
  • DVD Release Date: January 31, 2006
  • Run Time: 240 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000C65Z8Y
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #54,388 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Blonde" on IMDb

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Poppy Montgomery, Patricia Richardson, Ann-Margret and Patrick Dempsey head a stellar cast, as this acclaimed mini-series based on the best-selling novel by Joyce Carol Oates comes to DVD. Dramatic, unsettling and suggestive, this provocative miniseries delivers all of the passion, mystery, tragedy and triumph that defined the all-too-brief life of an immortal legend.

She was Hollywood's most exquisitely packaged and ruthlessly sold sex symbol. Every man wanted her, and every woman wanted to be her. But did anyone really know her? ‘Blonde’ goes behind the scenes, drawing a sharp-eyed picture of the movie business from the 1940's through the 50's to reveal how a shy, lonely girl named Norma Jean Baker was transformed into legendary platinum bombshell “Marilyn Monroe”.

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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Decent... March 13, 2007
It seems that most die-hard Marilyn Monroe fans dislike this movie because it doesn't tell her true story, and it bends some facts and dates to fit the story. While that's true, you have to remember that this is based on Joyce Carol Oates novel, "Blonde", which is a fictional account of Marilyn Monroe's life. The novel and the movie are both intended as works of fiction and shouldn't be read as a biography of her life and work. If that's what you're looking for, then pick up a biography (you have plenty to choose from). Otherwise, this is a decent, entertaining movie. Personally, I prefer the novel, but I'm a pretty big fan of Joyce Carol Oates.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Blonde May 29, 2008
This was a truly amazing movie about Marilyn Monroe. I had seen the movie on Lifetime Movie Network and loved it. I looked everywhere for the movie and was thrilled when I found it on Amazon. Poppy Montgomery does an outstanding portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. The movie was a bit long but well worth it. I don't know how anyone could watch this movie and not fall in love with Marilyn Monroe. Outstanding!
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining May 28, 2006
Poppy Montgomery did a wonderful job acting in this film. I really enjoyed being a diehard Marilyn fan myself, but...there are a few flaws in the film. Some of the sequences and dates in the film don't exactly happen as it really did. As with any other hollywood film the real story was switched around to fit the director's prespective. I thought it was good but not good enough. If you want an *idea* of what Marilyn was like this would be good. But for the accurate and unaltered story I suggest picking up a book about her.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Story! March 17, 2014
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Okay. For starters this isn't a documentary or a biography style film about Marilyn. Some of the characters were real people and some of the situations real, but for the most part it is a work of fiction. For instance they changed the name of her real life agent Johnny Hyde. They also never mention Joe DiMaggio or Arthur Miller by name at all. With all that being said, honestly, I thought it was a great story. Poppy Montgomery didn't do too bad of a job playing Marilyn. They got a lot of Marilyn's emotional hang ups right; her constant search for a father figure within her love life, her intense insecurity, and the fact that she never really felt the persona of Marilyn Monroe suited her. It just wasn't her.
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5.0 out of 5 stars TROUBLED SOUL September 25, 2013
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Poppy really was the part.I bought the movie because Kristie Alley was cast in it ,her part was small but she was very convincing playing it and worth watching.Overall movie was interesting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Poppys Best August 22, 2013
By jgl1222
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One of the best Marilyn Monroe movies about her life I seen.. Poppy Montgomery did a super job. As you watch this movie you believe your watching Marilyn
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5.0 out of 5 stars Poppy Montgomer IS Marilyn! March 12, 2012
Absolutely stunning performance by Poppy Montgomery ... she so totally captures the enigmatic and beautiful Marilyn.
And the movie stays true to Joyce Carol Oates' wonderful, 5-star novel "Blonde."
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4.0 out of 5 stars blonded again May 14, 2011
By buckie
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let's face it..there are alot of "marilyn" films out there and most are just awful,with the exception that featured actress Hicks about ten[!] years ago.this is somewhat interesting and poppy montgomery certanly captured a sensitive portrait of monroe.there are times it's "HER"!but none o these films as well as this ever probe ino the horror of filming "the misfits",which certainly would have made the script more interesting.and the "hidden"storyline losely ivolving the kennedy brothers is silly. the gloss of her life is there and this actress is worth watcing but it's still the old tired tale just as the's worth the price however seeing this actress compliment the sensitive insight into this woman's life.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great movie
Published 5 days ago by judy jones
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 13 days ago by J Steele
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I love it.
Published 2 months ago by Luisito L. Tongson
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliantly and Terribly Cast All at Once
The novel "Blonde" was my first foray into the world of Marilyn Monroe, inspiring me to read any and everything about her. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Kara Gatsby
5.0 out of 5 stars blonde
I got the movie yesterday ... it has 2 discs... I forgot that it was a long movie ... i've seen it on lifetime and really enjoyed it ... Read more
Published 16 months ago by Nisha
5.0 out of 5 stars Who does'nt love another Marlyn movie?
Great movie!! I really like Poppy Montgemery she is a great actress .This movie showed stuff I did'nt know. Like her mole was fake!! Who knew!!
Published 16 months ago by Christine Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice!
Awesome movie.. As far as Marilyn Movies go..
I find each of them a bit different.. Yet very
interesting and compelling..
Published 18 months ago by Marnie Schram
5.0 out of 5 stars Marilyn Monroe Fan
I purchased this movie because I love movies based on true stories. I would recommend this movie to anyone who loves them as well.
Published 18 months ago by Michelle Copeland-Horrocks
5.0 out of 5 stars great
I loveThis was a great product I really enjoyed it. The price was affordable. Thank you very much. Will purchase again
Published 19 months ago by cam bridges
5.0 out of 5 stars Jensen Ackles!
I bought this movie for one reason- Jensen Ackles! He and Patrick Dempsey were in a three-way with Poppy Montgomery, so that's why I gave it five stars!
Published 21 months ago by Jo M
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