Marilyn Monroe
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
Playboy's first centerfold capitalized on her "dumb blonde" persona, then proved her acting chops in movies like Bus Stop.
Current Score:
934
Total Votes:
3804
2
Pinup "love goddess" Rita Hayworth's rep was sealed by her sexy strip-tease scene in the noirish Gilda.
Current Score:
517
Total Votes:
2067
3
The former Princess of Monaco may not have been the typical bombshell, but her sex appeal is palpable in roles opposite Stewart and Grant.
Current Score:
411
Total Votes:
1615
4
Welch burst onto the movie scene in the mid-60s, most notably by practically busting out of her animal-skin bikini in One Million Years B.C.
Current Score:
410
Total Votes:
1726
5
Ann-Margret's killer moves in musicals like Viva Las Vegas (opposite Elvis) gave redheads a sex appeal never seen before in Hollywood.
Current Score:
378
Total Votes:
1392
6
Taylor has lived many lives on the big screen: child star, Oscar-winner, and also sex symbol, with movies like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Current Score:
281
Total Votes:
1413
7
Best known for her role in Hitchcock's Vertigo, Novak was originally hired by Columbia to be the studio's answer to Marilyn Monroe.
Current Score:
168
Total Votes:
1124
8
Russell was a statuesque brunette most noted for her cleavage and her controversial breakthrough film The Outlaw.
Current Score:
161
Total Votes:
1127
9
Stone made her mark as a sex-crazed murder suspect in Basic Instinct, but then found critical acclaim in movies like Casino.
Current Score:
133
Total Votes:
1477
10
Mansfield's flaunted cleavage, tight-fitting costumes, and willingness to play the sex kitten led to a surprisingly lasting legacy.
Current Score:
123
Total Votes:
1059
11
Lake stood out mostly for her trademark "peek-a-boo" coif while playing a femme fatale in film noirs opposite Alan Ladd.
Current Score:
108
Total Votes:
998
12
Harlow flaunted a no-undergarment look in front of the camera and a scandalous love life off-screen.
Current Score:
98
Total Votes:
970
13
Cornrow-haired Derek's beach appearance as the object of Dudley's Moore obsession in the movie 10 made her a sensation.
Current Score:
-9
Total Votes:
1109
14
Best known for TV's Charlie's Angels, Fawcett reignited the pinup craze in the 70s and played sexy arm candy in movies like Logan's Run.
Current Score:
-15
Total Votes:
1151
15
Famous for her "million dollar legs," Grable's most glamorous starring role was in a film called Pin Up Girl.
Current Score:
-21
Total Votes:
925
16
Widely considered Tinseltown's first bombshell, West was best known for her wise-cracking one-liners and raunchy double-entendres.
Current Score:
-61
Total Votes:
973
17
A lesser-known movie starlet, but Van Doren joined the trio of blonde beauties (Monroe & Mansfield) by possessing all the attributes of a bombshell.
Current Score:
-143
Total Votes:
891
18
The "Baywatch" babe is better known for her sex tape than her time on the bigscreen, but she's still one of the biggest bombshells ever.
Current Score:
-335
Total Votes:
1447
19
Smith's movie appearances were few, but the buxom blonde's off-screen escapades made her a Hollywood icon.
Current Score:
-507
Total Votes:
1443
20
One of the masters of the idiom that sex sells, Madonna has made a career of steaming up screens, both big and small.
Current Score:
-581
Total Votes:
1653