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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Log Lady's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    3.5 stars ~ Monroe's ease with changing it up between fragility and intense hatred/craziness is enough to convince anyone that she really was a great actress, and that the material she mostly did was far beneath her intelligence and skills. A really nifty little noir-ish thriller with a solid performance by Widmark as well.

  2. jo's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    não adormecia no cinema desde transformers.

  3. L'immoralistee's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

  4. Aaken's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    1952. Marilyn Monroe was rising to stardom but the studios didn't know what to do with her and tried her in various types of films. Two of them stand out: 'Clash by Night' and 'Don't Bother to Knock'. The latter is a revelation. Perfectly paired with Widmark, she shows what an instinctive and formidably sensitive actress she is. A gem in her lesser known filmography.

  5. SpacePirate's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Widmark is great as usual, and Monroe gives arguably her most perfect performance. One to seek out

  6. C's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Monroe is excellent.

  7. Melissa's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    worst babysitter EVER!!!!!!!

  8. Edna Sweetlove's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

  9. Catarina C Gomes's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    The only movie where you get a glimpse of the true Marilyn. Well, this one and The Misfits. Brava.

  10. Thorsten's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Marilyn as the Babysitter from Hell (or, rather: from the Asylum): It's marvellous how she owns this picture. All her charisma, later used for pure sexiness, is pure fragility here. Probably one of her best performances. And a good film altogether, too.

  11. ΞRIC B∆D TASTΞ's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    very good/thrilling movie & great acting by Monroe - sadly she didn't... or better said, she hadn't the chance to made more movies like this one..!

  12. Christopher R. Smith's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Suspense classic featuring what is probably Marilyn Monroe's best performance, it's a shame she rarely had such strong material to work with again. A sharp, claustrophobic script, Roy Ward Baker's taut direction, and an excellent cast rounded out by the always reliable Richard Widmark and Elisha Cook Jr. make this top-notch entertainment for fans of classic thrillers. A classic.

  13. Shelley's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Marilyn is incredibly crazy/scary in this movie. her acting is absolutely flawless. she is so beautiful, yet so terrifying. a great, short psychological film.

  14. Conquest of Gaul's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Marilyn in the role of her life: the personification of her own self. Not the star we always thought we knew-but the real women inside who was fragile and emotional unstable that -we never did...

  15. chanandre's rating of the film Don't Bother to Knock

    Beautiful film, very well written, and the entire cast is just perfect...marylin is so good, it's insane...loved it!