Bolero (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes


Bolero (1984)



Critic Consensus: Bolero combines a ludicrous storyline and wildly mismatched cast in its desperate attempts to titillate, but only succeeds in arousing boredom.

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Movie Info

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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Bo Derek
as Lida MacGillivery
Ana Obregon
as Catalina
Greg Bensen
as The Sheik
Ian Cochran
as Robert Stewart
Mickey Knox
as Sleazy Moroccan Guide
Paul Stacy
as Young Valentino
Paul Stacey
as Young Valentino #1
James Stacy
as Young Valentino
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Critic Reviews for Bolero

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (7)

Bad as Bolero is, it is unfortunately not bad enough.

March 31, 2020 | Full Review…

Totally bonkers from start to finish. Bolero never quite lets up being totally mesmerising as well.

March 31, 2020 | Full Review…

No doubt [the climax] distracted the writer-director from the dialogue, which is in every sense unspeakable.

March 31, 2020 | Full Review…

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.

April 24, 2009 | Full Review…

Erotic, surely, only for the very easily pleased.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Bolero

I was taught that if you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all. With that virtue in mind, Wow, Olivia d'Abo gets naked and looks great! Wow, Bo Derek gets really naked and looks great! I don't have anything more to say.

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Super Reviewer

This staggering boring and untitillating rubbish has the vacuous Bo Derek unconvincingly trying to lose her virginity.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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