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:
984
Total Votes:
4186
2
Pinup "love goddess" Rita Hayworth's rep was sealed by her sexy strip-tease scene in the noirish Gilda.
Current Score:
533
Total Votes:
2217
3
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:
436
Total Votes:
1824
4
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:
405
Total Votes:
1691
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:
403
Total Votes:
1459
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:
294
Total Votes:
1478
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:
186
Total Votes:
1170
8
Russell was a statuesque brunette most noted for her cleavage and her controversial breakthrough film The Outlaw.
Current Score:
173
Total Votes:
1171
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:
142
Total Votes:
1522
10
Mansfield's flaunted cleavage, tight-fitting costumes, and willingness to play the sex kitten led to a surprisingly lasting legacy.
Current Score:
133
Total Votes:
1089
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:
1036
12
Harlow flaunted a no-undergarment look in front of the camera and a scandalous love life off-screen.
Current Score:
100
Total Votes:
994
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:
-3
Total Votes:
1143
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:
1179
15
Famous for her "million dollar legs," Grable's most glamorous starring role was in a film called Pin Up Girl.
Current Score:
-23
Total Votes:
947
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:
1003
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:
-140
Total Votes:
930
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:
-331
Total Votes:
1479
19
Smith's movie appearances were few, but the buxom blonde's off-screen escapades made her a Hollywood icon.
Current Score:
-509
Total Votes:
1487
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:
-589
Total Votes:
1701