Pink Flamingos

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1972
  • Color
  • Running Time: 93 min | Argentina:108 min (re-release) | Australia:106 min (re-release) | UK:104 min (re-release) | USA:108 min (re-release)
  • Production Co: Dreamland | New Line Cinema
  • Directed by John Waters
  • Written by John Waters
  • Starring Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole, Danny Mills, Edith Massey, Channing Wilroy
  • Produced by John Waters
  • Cinematography by John Waters
  • Film Editing by John Waters

Plot Summary

  • 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".

Also Known As

  • Fenicotteri rosa (Italy)
  • John Waters' Pink Flamingos (USA) (complete title)
  • Rózsaszín flamingók (Hungary)
  • Ruzicasti flamingosi (Serbia)


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