Pink Flamingos - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Pink Flamingos Reviews

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Greg Klymkiw
Electric Sheep
August 17, 2015
Seeing this movie seemed like having a dream of home, and the world of the movie made me feel like I'd found my true home.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
July 13, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] "Pink Flamingos" remains to this day the most cogently transgressive and anarchic film ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
February 9, 2013
Waters demonstrates visual talent and entertains
Full Review | Original Score: B
Beth Accomando
July 28, 2012
But what made Waters unique was the joyous quality of his work, the wicked delight he took in trashy obscenity.
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
Emanuel Levy
June 18, 2011
This bad-taste comedy put John Waters on the map as the propeht of low budget, trashy but signficant indie films
Full Review | Original Score: B
Cole Smithey
June 14, 2008
gag-inducing and breathtaking at the same time.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Bill Gibron
DVD Verdict
August 22, 2005
[A] demented comedy that defecates on everything the '60s stood for, and then allows the drag queen in the lead to eat in, right on camera.
Full Review | Original Score: 98/100
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 4, 2005
Still succeeds as an all-out assault on good taste.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Scott Weinberg
April 2, 2005
Infamously sick and certainly worth seeing ... but don't expect much.
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
November 1, 2004
Gaudy,'s John Waters!
| Original Score: 3/5
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian
September 26, 2004
The alpha and omega of shock filmmaking.
| Original Score: 5/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
July 24, 2004
Hard to make an argument based on sheer artistry; impossible to make an argument against outrageous charm and transfixing weirdness.
| Original Score: 4/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
March 17, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
March 4, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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