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 produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot him. This is Valerie's story. Written by
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You only get one shot at fame.
Did You Know?
Mary Harron was inspired to write the movie after reading the SCUM Manifesto, the anti-men rhetoric Valerie Solanas published in the 1960s. See more
In a segment taking place just weeks before she shoots Andy Warhol in June 1968, Valerie Solanas and Candy Darling watch the Miss America pageant on TV, an event which is actually held in September. See more
Give me fifteen cents, and I'll give you a dirty word.
What's the word?
Referenced in Film Geek
Written by Eddie Cochran
and Jerry Capehart
Performed by Blue Cheer
Courtesy of Mercury Records
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