Pink Flamingos (1972) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Sleaze queen Divine lives in a caravan with her mad hippie son Crackers and her 250-pound mother Mama Edie, trying to rest quietly on their laurels as 'the filthiest people alive'. But competition is brewing in the form of Connie and Raymond Marble, who sell heroin to schoolchildren and kidnap and impregnate female hitchhikers, selling the babies to lesbian couples. Finally, they challenge Divine directly, and battle commences...

    - Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>
  • The filthiest person alive, Divine, is using the codename Babs Johnson while living in a trailer in the woods with her mother Eddie, who loves eggs, her mad hippie son Crackers and her mate Cotton. The envious couple Connie and Raymond Marble, abduct and impregnate female hitchhikers to sell their babies to gay and lesbian couples. The money they make is invested in heroin that's sold in schools. They hire Cookie to have sex with Crackers and spy Divine to compete for the title of "the filthiest people alive". When the competition begins, Connie and Raymond Marble learn why Divine has this title.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • In a trailer outside of Baltimore lives Divine, under the fake name Babs Johnson. Hiding from the press after being granted the title "filthiest person alive'', she also has her mom (Who idolizes eggs), her equally criminal some Crackers, and girlfriend Cotton. Despite occasional visits by neighborhood friendly Mr. Eggman, an upper-class couple name the Marbles do all they can do so they can be even filthier that Divine is. Now it's a battle between the filthiest.

    - Written by Josh R.S. Lech
  • 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".

    - Written by AcidXian


The film opens on a view of a pink trailer that seems to be located in a clearing near a rural wooded area...

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