Wading Through And Drinking In John Waters

A Listmania! list by Michael King "Mike" (Taunton, MA United States)
The list author says: "Selected John Waters Filmograpy, as Writer/Director:

"Hag In A Black Leather Jacket" (1964)
"Roman Candles" (1966)
"Dorothy, The Kansas City Pot Head" (1968)
"Eat Your Makeup" (1968)
"Mondo Trasho" (1969)
"The Diane Linkletter Story" (1969)
"Multiple Maniacs" (1970)
"Pink Flamingos" (1972)
"Female Trouble" (1974)
"Desperate Living" (1977)
"Polyester" (1981)
"Hairspray" (1988)
"Cry-Baby" (1990)
"Serial Mom" (1994)
"Pecker" (1998)
"Cecil B. Demented" (2000)
"A Dirty Shame" (2004)


Selected John Waters Filmograpy, as Actor/Narrator:

"Something Wild" (1986) - actor
"Hairspray" (1988) - actor
"Divine Trash" (documentary; 1998) - himself
"Sweet And Lowdown" (1999) - actor
"Cecil B. Demented" (2000) - actor
"Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat" (2002) - actor
"Seed Of Chucky" (2004) - actor
"Plagues & Pleasures On The Salton Sea (documentary; 2004) - narrator
"Jackass: Number Two" (2006) - himself
"This Film Is Not Yet Rated" (documentary; 2006) - himself
"Each Time I Kill" (2007) - actor
"Hairspray" (2007) - actor
"In The Land Of Merry Misfits" (2007) - narrator
"The Junior Defenders" (2007) - narrator
"Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story" (documentary; 2007) - himself
"The Wild World Of Ted V. Mikels" (documentary; 2008) - narrator
"Mangus!" (2011) - actor
"Excision" (2012) - actor"
Multiple Maniacs [VHS]
1.  Multiple Maniacs [VHS] VHS Divine
The list author says:
  "(1970)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Divine stars as Lady Divine, a homicidal dominatrix who robs and kills people that are lured into Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions, a smutty sideshow.  Lady Divine, looking in the mirror: "You're still the most beautiful woman in the world!  Nothing can change that."
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Pink Flamingos
2.  Pink Flamingos DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "(1972)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Babs Johnson (Divine) claims to be the filthiest person alive.  Competition comes in the form of Raymond (David Lochary) and Connie Marble (Mink Stole).  The Marbles kidnap women, have their butler Channing impregnate them, and then sell the babies to lesbian couples.  The movie concludes with Divine eating doggie doo-doo!"
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Female Trouble
3.  Female Trouble DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "(1974)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Divine stars as Dawn Davenport.  She runs away from home, is raped, gives birth to a daughter, and becomes a murdering diva who proves that crime is beauty."
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John Waters Collection #3: Pink Flamingos/ Female Trouble
4.  John Waters Collection #3: Pink Flamingos/ Female Trouble DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "In "Female Trouble," Aunt Ida is played by Edith Massey.  Aunt Ida: "I worry that you'll work in an office, have children, and celebrate wedding anniversaries.  The world of the heterosexual is a sick and boring life."
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Desperate Living (1977)
5.  Desperate Living (1977) DVD ~ Liz Renay
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  "(1977)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Peggy Gravel (Mink Stole) murders her husband, with the help of her maid Grizelda Brown (Jean Hill).  The two go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a shanty town providing refuge for criminals.  Mortville is ruled by Queen Carlotta (Edith Massey).  Divine had a long-term contract to perform in a play, and couldn't be in the movie."
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Polyester
6.  Polyester DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "(1981)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Francine Fishpaw (Divine) is married to Elmer Fishpaw (David Samson).  He runs the local porno theater, and is having an affair with his secretary Sandra Sullivan (Mink Stole).  Sandra Sullivan: "Children would only get in the way of our erotic lifestyle!"  Francine finds love in the form of Todd Tomorrow (Tab Hunter)."
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John Waters Collection #2: Polyester/ Desperate Living
7.  John Waters Collection #2: Polyester/ Desperate Living DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "Mink Stole as Peggy Gravel: "Why did you tell me to come this way?  You know I hate nature!  Look at those disgusting trees, stealing my oxygen.  Oh, I can't stand this scenery another minute.  All natural forests should be turned into housing developments!  I want cement covering every blade of grass in this nation.  Don't we taxpayers have a voice anymore?"
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Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste
8.  Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(1981)  This book includes the essay about John Waters' obsession with violence, which was reflected in his early film "Multiple Maniacs."
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Crackpot: The Obsessions of
9.  Crackpot: The Obsessions of by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(1983)  This book is a collection of 15 essays, including John Waters' lists of 101 things he hates (the film "Witness"), and 101 things he loves (the film "The Bad Seed")."
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Something Wild (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
10.  Something Wild (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Jeff Daniels
The list author says:
  "(1986)  This film was directed by Jonathan Demme.  Businessman Charles Driggs (Jeff Daniels) meets free-spirited Lulu (Melanie Griffith) while having lunch.  Her offer of a ride back to his office ends up with them going to a motel, which is the first of many adventures.  Later, John Waters has a cameo as a used car salesman."
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Hairspray
11.  Hairspray DVD ~ Sonny Bono
The list author says:
  "(1988)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  In Baltimore circa 1962, Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) is hired as a plus-size model for the Hefty Hideaway clothing store.  She also won a featured spot dancing on "The Corny Collins Show."  This upsets the reigning dance queen of the show, Amber von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick)."
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Cry-Baby [Blu-ray]
12.  Cry-Baby [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "(1990)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  In 1954 Baltimore, Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker (Johnny Depp) is the leader of a gang of drapes, as opposed to squares, which includes wild Wanda Woodward (Traci Lords).  Wade's ability to shed a single tear when he sings drives all the girls wild."
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Serial Mom (Collector's Edition)
13.  Serial Mom (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Kathleen Turner
The list author says:
  "(1994)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Beverly Sutphin (Kathleen Turner) is a perfect suburban housewife.  She is so obsessed with perfection, she kills anybody who doesn't meet her exacting standards.  As the body count begins to increase, the police get closer to the truth, threatening her picture-perfect world.  Traci Lords has a cameo as Carl's date."
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Director's Cut
14.  Director's Cut by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(1997)  In this book, John Waters redirects exploitation films, including his own early films, in the form of photographic story boards made up of movie stills."
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Divine Trash
15.  Divine Trash DVD ~ Mary Avara
The list author says:
  "(1998)  This documentary was written by Kevin Heffernan, and directed by Steve Yeager.  It includes a 1972 interview with John Waters, and behind-the-scenes footage of the movie "Pink Flamingos."
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Pecker
16.  Pecker DVD ~ Edward Furlong
The list author says:
  "(1998)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  Pecker (Edward Furlong) got that nickname from his habit of pecking at his food.  Using a cheap camera, he takes out-of-focus pictures of his unattractive family and friends.  His photos become the latest rage in the art world."
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John Waters Collection #1: Hairspray/ Pecker (Special Edition)
17.  John Waters Collection #1: Hairspray/ Pecker (Special Edition) DVD ~ Sonny Bono
The list author says:
  "In the movie "Hairspray" (1988), John Waters has a cameo, playing the psychiatrist Dr. Fredrickson."
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Sweet and Lowdown (Fullscreen)
18.  Sweet and Lowdown (Fullscreen) DVD ~ Sean Penn
The list author says:
  "(1999)  This movie was written and directed by Woody Allen.  It chronicles the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmet Ray (Sean Penn).  He achieved some fame in the 1930s with a handful of recordings, but faded from public view.  John Waters plays the supporting character Mr. Haynes."
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Cecil B. Demented
19.  Cecil B. Demented DVD ~ Melanie Griffith
The list author says:
  "(2000)  This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  In Baltimore, guerrilla filmmaker Cecil B. Demented (Stephen Dorff) leads a band of movie-making revolutionaries.  They kidnap Honey Whitlock (Melanie Griffith), an aging movie star, and force her to star in their next independent production.  Cecil: "Power to the people who punish bad cinema!"
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Filthy: The Weird World of John Waters
20.  Filthy: The Weird World of John Waters by Robrt L. Pela
The list author says:
  "(2002)  Robert Pela wrote this interesting biography of John Waters, which includes a filmography."
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Blood Feast 2 - All You Can Eat
21.  Blood Feast 2 - All You Can Eat DVD ~ Trey Bosworth
The list author says:
  "(2002)  This movie was directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis.  Fuad Ramses III (J.P. Delahoussaye) finds his grandfather's statue of Ishtar, an Egyptian goddess.  He becomes possessed by her evil spirit.  He creates a blood feast by killing young women, and turning them into food for an upcoming wedding.  John Waters plays a Reverend."
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Art: A Sex Book
22.  Art: A Sex Book by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2003)  John Waters teamed up with art critic and curator Bruce Hainley to offer a unique, provocative, and personal interpretation of sex and sexuality today through the work of contemporary artists."
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A Dirty Shame (NC-17 Rated Theatrical Version)
23.  A Dirty Shame (NC-17 Rated Theatrical Version) DVD ~ Tracey Ullman
The list author says:
  "(2004) This movie was written and directed by John Waters.  A repressed woman named Sylvia (Tracey Ullman) turns into a sex addict, after getting hit on the head.  She then joins an underground subculture of sex addicts in Baltimore."
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Seed of Chucky (Unrated And Fully Extended)
24.  Seed of Chucky (Unrated And Fully Extended) DVD ~ Jennifer Tilly
The list author says:
  "(2004)  In this movie, devil doll Chucky (voiced by Brad Dourif) and his doll of a wife Tiffany (voiced by Jennifer Tilly) are the proud parents of Glen (voiced by Billy Boyd), who may also be Glenda (shades of Ed Wood).  John Waters plays the photographer Pete Peters, who gets killed by a falling jar of acid."
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John Waters: Change Of Life
25.  John Waters: Change Of Life by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2004) John Waters' book of photos explore themes that are central to his films: race, sex, class, family, politics, celebrity, religion, the media, and the allure of crime."
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A John Waters Christmas
26.  A John Waters Christmas by Various Artists
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  "(2004) This Christmas collection includes "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer" by Tiny Tim, and "Sleigh Ride" by Alvin And The Chipmunks."
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John Waters Collection (A Dirty Shame NC-17 Version / Desperate Living / Female Trouble / Hairspray / Pecker / Pink Flamingos / Polyester)
27.  John Waters Collection (A Dirty Shame NC-17 Version / Desperate Living / Female Trouble / Hairspray / Pecker / Pink Flamingos / Polyester) DVD ~ Sonny Bono
The list author says:
  "(2005)  This 8-disc boxed set includes "Pink Flamingos" (1972), "Female Trouble" (1974), "Desperate Living" (1977), "Polyester" (1981), "Hairspray" (1988), "Pecker" (1998), and "A Dirty Shame" (2004).  It also includes the eighth bonus disc "John Waters DVD Scrapbook."
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John Waters: This Filthy World
28.  John Waters: This Filthy World DVD ~ John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2006)  In this documentary, John Waters addresses a live theater audience in a completely uncensored one-man-show.  He discusses his movies, gay marriage, and the joy of saying inappropriate things to children."
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A Date With John Waters
29.  A Date With John Waters by Various Artists
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  "(2007)  This collection includes the songs "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Edith Massey, "Sometimes I Wish I Had A Gun" by Mink Stole, and "Johnny Are You Queer?" by Josie Cotton."
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Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) [Blu-ray]
30.  Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "(2007)  This film adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical stars John Travolta as Edna Turnblad, Christopher Walken as Wilbur Turnblad, and Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad."
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Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story
31.  Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story DVD ~ John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2007)  This documentary about William Castle includes interviews with film-makers John Waters, Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Stuart Gordon, and John Landis."
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Wild World Of Ted V. Mikels
32.  Wild World Of Ted V. Mikels DVD ~ Ted V. Mikels
The list author says:
  "(2008)  This documentary is narrated by John Waters.  It chronicles the life and career of movie maverick Ted V. Mikels.  Ted reveals for the first time details of his life in a castle-styled mansion, with a harem of women he dubbed the Castle Ladies!  In addition, Tura Satana, Francine York, and Lila Zaborin, among other actresses, recount their memories of working with Ted."
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Til Death Do Us Part: The complete first season
33.  Til Death Do Us Part: The complete first season DVD ~ John Waters
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  "(2008)  John Waters is the host and narrator, known as the Groom Reaper, of this anthology series.  Each episode is inspired by true crimes involving married couples whose once wedded bliss ends in murder."
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John Waters (Place Space)
34.  John Waters (Place Space) by Todd Oldham
The list author says:
  "(2008)  This book includes detailed photos of John Water's home."
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Role Models
35.  Role Models by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2010)  In this book, John Waters wrote intimate profiles of his favorite role models, including the playwright Tennessee Williams; Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore; the singer Johnny Mathis; and the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O’Hair."
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John Waters: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)
36.  John Waters: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series) by John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2011)  From the book description: "John Waters has been willing to take the chance of offending nearly everyone.  His characters have great dignity and resourcefulness, taking what's different or unacceptable or grotesque about themselves, heightening it, and turning it into a handmade personal style. The interviews collected here span Waters's career from 1965 to 2010."
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Mangus
37.  Mangus DVD ~ Ryan Boggus
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  "(2011)  In this movie, Mangus Spedgewick (Ryan Boggus) is a high school student, preparing to play Jesus in the upcoming town production of "Jesus Christ Spectacular."  He is involved in a serious auto accident.  Mangus loses the use of his legs, and loses the role of playing Jesus.  While daydreaming, Mangus meets Jesus Christ (John Waters), who encourages him to fight for the role."
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Excision [Blu-ray]
38.  Excision [Blu-ray] DVD ~ AnnaLynne McCord
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  "(2012)  In this film, Pauline (AnnaLynne McCord) is a delusional high school student, with aspirations of a having a career in medicine.  Pauline goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother, Phyllis (Tracie Lords).  John Waters plays the supporting character named William."
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I Am Divine
39.  I Am Divine DVD ~ John Waters
The list author says:
  "(2014)  This documentary about Divine includes interviews with John Waters."
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
40.  Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters
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  "(2014)  From the book description: "John Waters hitchhiked across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving lonely roads and treacherous drivers...Laced with subversive humor and warm intelligence, "Carsick" is an unforgettable vacation with a wickedly funny companion — and a celebration of America’s weird, astonishing, and generous citizenry."
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