By Abrar Khan

Marilyn Monroe's 10 best movies

The 1953 movie "Niagara" is Monroe's 10th best film, according to critics.

10/10. Niagara

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

In the comedy "How to Marry a Millionaire," which was released in 1953, Monroe plays a model looking to marry rich.

09/10. How to Marry a Millionaire

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

"The Seven Year Itch," which came out in 1955, is best known for its iconic skirt scene.

08/10. "The Seven Year Itch

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87%

In 1952's "Monkey Business," Monroe stars opposite Cary Grant, who plays a scientist developing a "fountain of youth" drug.

07/10. Monkey Business

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

In 1959's "Some Like It Hot," Monroe plays Sugar, the lead singer of a jazz band who has no idea her newest bandmate is also her love interest.

06/10. Some Like It Hot

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

Monroe's last completed movie was 1961's "The Misfits," which was written by her then-husband Arthur Miller.

05/10. The Misfits

Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%

In "The Asphalt Jungle" from 1950, Monroe has a small role as the niece of a lawyer planning a jewelry heist.

04/10. The Asphalt Jungle

Rotten Tomatoes score: 97%

In 1953's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," Monroe plays a showgirl who's being spied on by her future father-in-law.

03/10. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

Monroe played an actress in 1950's "All About Eve" — one of her earliest roles.

02/10. All About Eve

Rotten Tomatoes score: 99%

Monroe's best movie, according to critics, is the 1952 thriller "Don't Bother to Knock."

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

01/10. Don't Bother to Knock