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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... See more »

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Divine / Babs Johnson
David Lochary ...
Raymond Marble
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Cotton
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Connie Marble
Danny Mills ...
Crackers
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Edie
Channing Wilroy ...
Channing
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Cookie
Paul Swift ...
The Egg Man
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Suzie
Linda Olgeirson ...
Linda
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Patty Hitler (Party Guest In Nazi Uniform)
Jack Walsh ...
Party Guest
Bob Skidmore ...
Delivery Boy
Pat Lefaiver ...
First Lesbian (as Pat LeFaiver)
Jackie Sidel ...
Party Guest
Julie Munshauer ...
Party Guest
Steve Yeager ...
Nat Curzan from "The Tattler"
Nancy Crystal ...
Sandy Sandstone
George Figgs ...
Bongo player
John Oden ...
Onlooker
George Stoll ...
Onlooker
David Gluck ...
Onlooker
Elizabeth Coffey ...
Chick with a Dick
Margie Donnelly ...
Onlooker
Margie Skidmore ...
Brunette in park
Berenica Cipcus ...
Blonde in park
Iris Burman ...
Party Guest
Randy Burman ...
Man at deli with hot dog pack / Party Guest
Don Blumberg ...
Party Guest
Vincent Peranio ...
Musician at party (as Vince Peranio)
Bob Adams ...
Police officer who gets shot
Mark Lazarus ...
Officer
David Lehman ...
Party Guest (as David Layman)
Catriona Maloney ...
Party Guest (as Caitriona Maloney)
Richard Keller ...
Cab Driver
Charlie Swope ...
Party Guest
Barry Golome ...
Party Guest
Ed Peranio ...
Party Guest
Elia Katz ...
Army Guy
Steve Waters ...
Jogger
Billy Davis ...
Party Guest
Howard Gruber ...
Party guest sniffing popper
Van Smith ...
Guest at party in drag
Chuck Yeaton ...
Deli clerk
Laurie Birnbaum ...
Party Guest
Lenny Taylor ...
Extra
Trick Grantham ...
Party Guest
Mark Isherwood ...
Party Guest
Randy Damm ...
Party Guest
Alan Reese ...
Party Guest
Alberta Reese ...
Party Guest
Cowboy Foulke ...
Party Guest
David Sander ...
Party Guest
Brigette Grey ...
Party Guest
John Herndon ...
Party Guest
Ellis Clark ...
Party Guest
Joe Wilepski ...
Party Guest
Jimmy Hutzler ...
Party Guest
Paul Landis ...
Party Guest
Lawrence Irvine ...
Party Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marina Melin ...
Basement Slave (uncredited)
Max Mueller ...
Noodles (uncredited)
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Mr. J (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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John Waters

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John Waters ... ()

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John Waters ... producer

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John Waters

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John Waters

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Vincent Peranio

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Vincent Peranio

Makeup Department

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Van Smith ... makeup artist: Divine
David Lochary ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Mink Stole ... hair stylist (uncredited)

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Pat Moran ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Vincent Peranio ... set designer (as Vince Peranio)

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Bill Porter ... sound recordist (uncredited)

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Lawrence Irvine ... unit photographer
Brad Ganson ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Van Smith ... costumes: Divine

Other crew

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Bob Adams ... technical assistant
Randy Burman ... title designer
Barry Golome ... technical assistant
Ed Peranio ... technical assistant
Vincent Peranio ... technical assistant
Alan Rose ... title designer
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines An exercise in poor taste. See more »
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Also Known As
  • John Waters' Pink Flamingos (United States)
  • Rózsaszín flamingók (Hungary)
  • Розовые фламинго (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Rózowe flamingi (Poland)
  • Ružičasti flamingosi (Serbia)
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  • 93 min
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Budget $10,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $70,188, 13 Apr 1997

Did You Know?

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Trivia The dog feces in the infamous final scene are real. According to director John Waters, the dog was fed steak for three days beforehand. Divine's reaction to eating it was real. See more »
Goofs When Connie and Raymond have burned Divine's trailer, they go back to their house. When the door is open, you can hear Divine talking to John Waters. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Video Macumba (1991). See more »
Soundtracks The Swag See more »
Crazy Credits For Sadie, Katie, and Les- February 1972 (The Manson Family members Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten. February 1972 was the month when the California State Supreme Court abolished the death penalty in California (it was later reinstated), reducing the sentences of the convicted Manson Family members to life imprisonment.) See more »
Quotes Babs Johnson: Kill everyone now! Condone first degree murder! Advocate cannibalism! Eat shit! Filth is my politics! Filth is my life!
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