‘Anna Nicole’ Review: Anna’s Clown Makeup & More Memorable Moments

Sat, June 29, 2013 10:00pm EST by 14 Comments
Anna Nicole Movie Review
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The new Lifetime original movie ‘Anna Nicole’ premiered June 29 and it was crazy, wild fun — check out our five most unforgettable moments from the movie!

Anna Nicole is the latest Lifetime movie to center around a real-life figure. Agnes Bruckner stars as the very troubled and eccentric Anna Nicole Smith, who was made famous from her time as a Playboy playmate and marriage to a Texas billionaire who was old enough to be her grandfather. In a movie that chronicles the sex symbol’s rollercoaster ride of drugs, alcohol, and tragedy, there were multiple moments we just couldn’t forget. Check out our five favorite parts from the movie — but beware of MAJOR SPOILERS!

5 Memorable Moments From ‘Anna Nicole’

1. Anna’s Crazy Antics

Anna flashing her boobs to a crowd of people seems tame compared to everything else she did in the movie. From pole-dancing on a football field in front of her son — yes, you read that correctly — to getting wasted while pregnant, Anna sure lived ‘adventurously.’ In the beginning of the movie, we heard a voice-over from Anna that pretty much sums up the whole film: “She’ll be buried as an international celebrity and balls-to-the-wall party girl.” If we didn’t know that before watching this movie, we definitely know that now.

2. Future Visions Of Anna

Do we need to call Ghost Hunters? Back when Anna was still Vickie Lynn, we saw visions of an older Anna in a dynamite red dress with cleavage for days. She practically drew the Anna Nicole Smith out of an innocent Vickie Lynn. The movie claims borderline personality disorder, but as her son Daniel says, “Borderline my butt.”

3. Mr. & Mrs. Marshall

The whole courtship and marriage between Anna and J. Howard Marshall, played by Martin Landau, just seemed comical. Since this is 2013, the movie definitely enhanced the YOLO factor on Howard. The guy just wanted to have some fun in his last years and be Anna’s sugar daddy (cringe).

4. The Clown Scene

There are almost no words to describe this scene — but what made it even crazier was that it actually happened. With eerie clown makeup and severely slurred speech, a pregnant Anna claimed her baby was “just gas.” The little girl with her looked visibly worried and said Anna was having “brain trouble,” while Howard K. Stern filmed the whole thing. Agnes played this scene to perfection, and scared us with how far gone Anna was. As if the clown makeup wasn’t evident enough already.

5. Anything & Everything From Daniel

The real star of the film is Anna’s first child, Daniel. All four actors that played Daniel — especially Graham Patrick Martin — stole the show from the woman who wanted all the attention for herself. Graham really showed how Anna’s party-girl ways took a toll on him as a child, and he eventually succumbed to similar demons. He desperately tried to save his mother from tragedy, even telling her at one point, “You suck at being a momma, momma.” His scenes showed his vulnerability and yearning for the mother he once knew, making his unexpected death all the more tragic.

What was your favorite part about Anna Nicole, HollywoodLifers? Let us know!

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Posted at 2:02 PM on July 17, 2013  

This was bad… thank goodness I dvr’d it. I thought it was disrespectful to the dead. The woman who played her, agnes buckner looked a lot like her in some moments. She didn’t sound like her, and her accent was terrible. She isn’t a great actress. The whole thing was basically “anna” taking drugs, and acting like an idiot. It was really a stupid movie.

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Posted at 5:42 PM on July 14, 2013  

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Posted at 2:40 AM on July 2, 2013  

I thought it was good, the girl who played her did awesome and the son did a great job at making me sympathetic to the both of them, it’s a life time movie after all not a big screen drama

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One Latindude

Posted at 1:52 PM on July 1, 2013  

The trailer really touched me and the “Fame” song powerful as hell. I got tear-y eyed and shook my head in disbelief and sadness for her…

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One Latindude

Posted at 1:49 PM on July 1, 2013  

…she just wanted to be loved, but didn’t know how to go about doing it…

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Alex Potter

Posted at 11:29 AM on June 30, 2013  

The movie was awful. And I’m pretty sure I wasn’t supposed to laugh at loud. Which is what I did. (I doubt anna Nicole smith drugged howard stern. smh lmao) It felt more like a parody of Anna. And it got some major facts wrong- like the small fact that anna Nicole smith meet howard k. stern two years After her husband died……Duuh.

And it kept on calling Anna’s son Danny. His name was DANIEL

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Posted at 6:09 AM on June 30, 2013  

…………Who Made Who?

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Jennifer H. Hendrick (@JenniferHHendri)

Posted at 9:43 AM on June 30, 2013  

my co-worker’s step-aunt makes $63 every hour on the computer. She has been out of work for seven months but last month her paycheck was $18848 just working on the computer for a few hours. Read more on this web site… can99.ℂ­om

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Nancy McKinney

Posted at 1:30 AM on June 30, 2013  

It was bad…so bad that I fast forwarded to the end just to see the “final scene” and even that was bad.

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Denise Peace

Posted at 1:23 AM on June 30, 2013  

I have a soft spot in my heart for Anna Nic, and I enjoyed this movie. Well done! Cheesy at times, and it did wrap up much too quickly. It painted Anna in a fairly favorable light—but seemed altogether fair. Daniel (in real life, and in the movie) breaks my heart. Nice job!

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Posted at 1:21 AM on June 30, 2013  

I was disappointed with the movie..I just felt like this movie could have. Been a big budget movie because there was so much they missed and so much they could have made bigger and better. Plus some of the timeline was off. I guess it couldnt have been perfect, but they could have honored her better. And I didn’t like the ghosts I thought it was cheesy. Well only my opinion…

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Hugh Phillips

Posted at 1:16 AM on June 30, 2013  

The AnnaNicole movie was done very well.Kudos Acress who played Anna superb. Graham Patrick Giovanni as older Daniel also superb.

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Posted at 12:12 AM on June 30, 2013  

In your comments about Daniel – that scene and line is actually attributed to actor, Caleb Barwick (Army Wives)

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Gloria A. Gentile

Posted at 7:13 AM on June 30, 2013  

I thought the movie was excellent. Anna Nicole was a sweet girl, who had a bad family life, with little love from her Mother. How could you expect a different outcome. She should be respected for raising her child on her Own. How many girls of today…do this?

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