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Cry-Baby (1990) - Movie Details

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Comedy Romance
92 min.
Release Date
April 6, 1990
DVD Release Date
July 12, 2005
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92 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13

Johnny Depp stars in John Waters' hilarious juvenile delinquent musical comedy extravaganza. Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker (Depp) is the coolest, toughest hood in his Baltimore high school. His ability to shed one single tear drives all the girls wild, especially Allison Vernon-Williams (Amy Locane). A beautiful, rich "square," Allison finds herself drawn into the world of Cry-Baby and his "drape" pals. Soon she finds herself eagerly inhaling the evil influences of rockabilly music and fast cars.... Full synopsis »

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One of the weirder musicals of its day, "Cry-Baby," starring Johnny Depp and Amy Locane, plays out like a spoof of "Grease" while performing satire on the 1950's, high school and everything else that needed to be done to squirt out the movie. Full movie review »
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