John Waters and Beyond ... Home of the Weirdby Useless_Chick_23 | created - 09 Mar 2013 | updated - 10 Mar 2013 | Public
Some are weird and some are disturbing, but nonetheless I still find them to be entertaining films.
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1. Pink Flamingos (1972)
NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".
Votes: 20,462 | Gross: $0.18M
2. Female Trouble (1974)
NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
A spoiled schoolgirl runs away from home, gets pregnant while hitch-hiking, and ends up as a fashion model for a pair of beauticians who like to photograph women committing crimes.
3. Desperate Living (1977)
X | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
A neurotic society woman murders her husband with the help of her maid and, on the lam, escape to Mortville, a homeless community ruled over by a fascist queen.
4. Polyester (1981)
R | 86 min | Comedy
A suburban housewife's world falls apart when she finds that her pornographer husband is serially unfaithful to her, her daughter is pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's feet.
5. A Dirty Shame (2004)
NC-17 | 89 min | Comedy
An uptight, middle-aged, repressed woman turns into a sex addict after getting hit on the head, and she then falls into an underground subculture of sex addicts in suburban Baltimore.
Votes: 11,752 | Gross: $1.34M
6. Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Votes: 12,810 | Gross: $1.28M
7. Pecker (1998)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama
A talented young photographer, who enjoys snapping photos of his satirical, perverted Baltimore neighborhood and his wacky family, gets dragged into a world of pretentious artists from New York City and finds newfound fame.
Votes: 12,841 | Gross: $2.28M
10. The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An obese, embittered nurse doesn't mind if her toupee-wearing boyfriend romances and fleeces other women, as long as he takes her along on his con jobs.
11. Palindromes (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Votes: 11,678 | Gross: $0.55M
12. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
An awkward seventh grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister and her own insecurities in suburban New Jersey.
Votes: 30,320 | Gross: $4.77M
13. Life During Wartime (2009)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos.
Votes: 6,545 | Gross: $0.28M
14. Dark Horse (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
Romance blooms between two tricenarians in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound.
Votes: 5,394 | Gross: $0.94M
16. Happiness (1998)
Unrated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama
The lives of several individuals intertwine as they go about their lives in their own unique ways, engaging in acts society as a whole might find disturbing in a desperate search for human connection.
Votes: 63,347 | Gross: $2.81M
17. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
Votes: 56,559 | Gross: $3.05M
18. Chelsea Girls (1966)
210 min | Drama
Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
19. Divine Trash (1998)
97 min | Documentary
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 978 | Gross: $0.04M
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Esther Robinson's portrait of her uncle Danny Williams -- Warhol's onetime lover, collaborator and filmmaker in his own right -- offers a exploration of the Factory era, an homage to Williams's talent, a journey of family discovery and a compelling inquiry into Williams's mysterious disappearance at age 27.
25. I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,109 | Gross: $1.81M
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary
From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.
27. Grey Gardens (1975)
PG | 95 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.
Votes: 11,014 | Gross: $0.03M
32. Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.
Votes: 30,872 | Gross: $10.56M
34. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Votes: 123,791 | Gross: $139.88M
35. The Girl Most Likely to... (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.
36. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
R | 136 min | Drama
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Votes: 6,276 | Gross: $16.90M
37. The Baby (1973)
PG | 84 min | Horror, Thriller
A social worker, still reeling from the loss of her architect husband, investigates the eccentric, psychedelic Wadsworth Family, consisting of a mother, two daughters, and an adult son with the apparent mental capacity of an infant.
38. Mondo Trasho (1969)
95 min | Comedy
A day in the lives of a hit-and-run driver and her victim, and the bizarre things that happen to them before and after they collide (sexual assault by a crazed foot-fetishist, visions of ... See full summary »
39. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 841,508 | Gross: $34.40M