In 2001, Legally Blonde shimmied its way onto the big screen. The breezy comedy, based on Amanda Brown’s novel of the same name, told the story of a sorority girl who goes to Harvard Law School in order to impress her ex-boyfriend.

Thanks to a humorous script, and an impressive and likeable performance from lead star, Reese Witherspoon, Legally Blonde proved to be a hit with audiences and was soon followed by sequels. But how many Legally Blonde movies are there?

For all the details and more, read on.

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The Legally Blonde movies in order

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To date, there are three entries in the Legally Blonde movie series. The Legally Blonde movies are as follows:

  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
  • Legally Blondes (2009)
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Are the Legally Blonde movies part of the same series?

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All three Legally Blonde movies are part of the same series. Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde are theatrically released pictures which star Reese Witherspoon and focus on the character, Elle Woods; while Legally Blondes is a direct-to-video spin-off, centred around Elle’s British cousins, Izzy and Annie Woods.

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Who are the cast of the Legally Blonde movies?

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Notable cast members in the Legally Blonde movie series include Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge, Sally Field, Regina King, Bob Newhart, Camilla Rosso, and Rebecca Rosso.

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Is the Legally Blonde series the work of the same director?

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The Legally Blonde movies are the work of multiple directors. Robert Luketic directed Legally Blonde, Charles Herman-Wurmfeld directed Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, while Savage Steve Holland directed Legally Blondes.

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What is the best Legally Blondes movie?

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According to IMDb the Legally Blondes movies are ranked as follows:

  • Legally Blonde (2001) – 6.3/10
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003) – 4.8/10
  • Legally Blondes (2009) – 3.7/10
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