Bombshell (Blonde Bombshell)
Bombshell (Blonde Bombshell) (1933)

Jean Harlow is the "bombshell" of the title, a popular movie actress named Lola. Though she seemingly has everything a girl could possibly want, Lola is fed up with her sponging relatives, her "work til you drop" studio,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 13, 1933
DVD Release Date: December 5, 1990
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Surprising for something so mean-spirited to have come so early in the Dream Factory's saga of self-loathing, and even more surprising because it seems so heartfelt.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

A wonderful reminder of how great both Tracy and Harlow really were

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Harlow gives a star quality comedy turn that's spoiled only by too much speechifying on her part.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's all funny and on-target, but most of the satire is -- as you might expect -- not too unkind.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Dated, but Harlow is in her prime.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
it's a very pointed satire of the offscreen life of a sex symbol, ostensibly based on the 'it' girl, clara bow, but having much in common with… More
nefnie lee
A comedic look that was supposedly inspired by the true life of not only Clara Bow, but Jean Harlow herself. Whether the joke was on her, or she knew it; she… More
Walter M.
"Bombshell" is a breezy, very funny and unpredictable romp about Lola Burns(Jean Harlow), a popular movie star whose famous image clashes with her… More
Antonius Block
It's nice to see Jean Harlow in a major role after her breakout performances in 1932, but this film is saddled with a weak script, and filled with noisy… More