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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
An insane action-comedy about a young lunatic director and his devoted cult of cinema terrorists who kidnap a movie goddess and force her to star in their underground movie. Vowing to punish the crass sins of commercial cinema, fueled by revolutionary zeal and their self-imposed sexual frustration, Cecil B. DeMented and his guerrilla production crew invade the streets of Baltimore to shoot their no-budget epic. When Cecil says "Action," he means action! Nothing is going to stand in his way.

Cast: Melanie Griffith , Stephen Dorff , Alicia Witt , Larry Giliard Jr. , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Eric M. Barry , Zenzele Uzoma , Erika Lynn Rupli

Director: John Waters

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Artisan Entertainment

Cecil B.Demented (2000)

Release Date: May 17th, 2000|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    DeMented is Waters the way we like him--spiked with laughs and served with a twist. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    It's an audacious little comedy with bursts of hilarity and a certain giddy energy. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Where once Waters was brilliantly polluted, now he comes off diluted. show more

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