Follows the lives of a small group of sociopathic elderly people in Nashville, Tennessee.


Harmony Korine


Harmony Korine
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview:
Rachel Korine ... Momma
Brian Kotzur Brian Kotzur ... Buddy
Travis Nicholson ... Travis
Harmony Korine ... Hervé
Seth Peterson Seth Peterson
Kevin Guthrie ... Plak
Charles Ezell Charles Ezell ... Twin
Crystal Crystal
Jennifer Jennifer
Roxxie Roxxie
Page Spain Page Spain
Chris Gantry Chris Gantry ... Singer
Chris Crofton
Paul Booker Paul Booker
Dave Cloud Dave Cloud


A film unearthed from the buried landscape of the American Nightmare. TRASH HUMPERS follows a small group of elderly "Peeping Toms" through the shadows and margins of an unfamiliar world. Crudely documented by the participants themselves, we follow the debased and shocking actions of a group of true sociopaths the likes of which have never been seen before. Inhabiting a world of broken dreams and beyond the limits of morality, they crash against a torn and frayed America. Bordering on an ode to vandalism, it is a new type of horror - palpable and raw.

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Comedy | Drama | Horror


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Did You Know?


When Harmony Korine was asked about the violent characters in the film, he said, "It's kind of like an ode to vandalism. There can be a creative beauty in their mayhem and destruction. You could say these characters are poets or mystics of mayhem and murder, bubbling up to the surface. They do horrible things, but I never viewed them as sad characters. They're comedic, with a vaudevillian horror element to what they do. They dance as they smash things and set them on fire. They're having a great time." See more »


Hervé: Make it! Make it! Don't fake it!
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Referenced in Trash Humpers 2 (2017) See more »


Single Girl, Married Girl
Lyrics and Music by A.P. Carter
©Peer International Corp.
With the authorization of La Societe D'Editions Musicales Internationales (S.E.M.I.) -Paris-France
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this is real trash
4 December 2009 | by super-susannSee all my reviews

If I was still 15 years old I would probably have thought of it as daring and provocative and enjoyed it for the very same reason. But since I'm not fifteen anymore thats not good enough.

The first 30 minutes of the film I kind of enjoyed. Weird people doing weird things, well I can go for that, but the movie should have ended after about 30 minutes. There is no plot at all and you don't get to know any of the characters so there is simply nothing to be curious about in the movie. You don't give a s**t about what happens to any of the characters or how the movie will end.

The only thing that left me after having seen the move was a bade taste in my mouth and I couldn't say anything about it besides that the song/saying "Make it make it, make it, don't fake it, make it, make it..." was quite funny.

Personally I think highly of Harmony Korines earlier work and I guess he is just taking the p**s with this movie. If it will be well written of and seen as a work of a genius, I think he will be as surprised as I will be. But if he decides to cut it down to a short movie, than I say go for it.

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Release Date:

14 April 2011 (Netherlands) See more »

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Nashville, Tennessee, USA See more »

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