Bolero (1984)

When a young wealthy woman graduates from a British boarding school, she is determined to lose her virginity. Soon, she embarks on a mini world tour to find just the right man for the task.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 31, 1984
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005
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Variety Staff

Poor Bo no sooner has her initial introduction to amour than the new lover gets gored in a sensitive location, putting him out of commission.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

For some reason, the movie's sex scenes, which are relatively few, have been directed as slapstick.

Ralph Novak
People Magazine

Is this a bad satire? No, it's a bad serious romance.

Bob Baker
Time Out

Erotic, surely, only for the very easily pleased.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

I daresay even waterboarding is less punishing than watching this.

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

One of the funniest bad movies ever made.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The real future of Bolero is in home cassette rentals, where your fast forward and instant replay controls will supply the editing job the movie so desperately needs.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

A poorly-directed, poorly-written, and even more poorly-acted piece of overblown, softcore hooey.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

A strong candidate for worst picture of the year.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This staggering boring and untitillating rubbish has the vacuous Bo Derek unconvincingly trying to lose her virginity.
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