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"
"(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."
"(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!"
"(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."
"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."
"(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."
"(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)."
"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?"
"(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."
"(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)."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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!"
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."
"(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."