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In Theaters
  • Cry-Baby

  • Polyester

  • Female Trouble

  • Pink Flamingos

  • Desperate Living

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At Home
  • Mansome

  • Excision

  • Blank City

  • William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

  • Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea

  • Homer and Eddie

  • Obscene

  • Jack Smith & The Destruction of Atlantis

  • Hairspray

  • Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the...

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John Waters Awards

  • Profession: Director, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, Screen Story
  • Born: Apr 22, 1946
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Of all the dubious titles awarded him -- "The Sultan of Sleaze," "The Baron of Bad Taste," and so forth -- filmmaker John Waters prefers "The Pope of Trash." Born in Baltimore to an upper-middle-class Catholic family, Waters has always been... Continued


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Independent Spirit Awards Hairspray Best Screenplay 1988 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Hairspray Best Director 1988 Nominee