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Cry-Baby ★★★ 1990 (PG-13)

An homage and spoof of '50s teen-rock melodramas by the doyen of cinematic Bad Taste, involving a terminal bad-boy high schooler who goes with a square blond and starts an inter-class rumble. Musical numbers, throwaway gags and plenty of knee-bending to Elvis, with a weak story supported by offbeat celeb appearances. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Traci Lords, Ricki Lake, Iggy Pop, Susan Tyrrell, Patty (Patricia Campbell) Hearst, Kim McGuire, Darren E. Burrows, Troy Donahue, Willem Dafoe, David Nelson, Mink Stole, Joe Dal-lesandro, Joey Heatherton, Robert Walsh, Mary Vivian Pearce; D: John Waters; W: John Waters; C: David Insley; M: Patrick Williams.