Cry-Baby Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5932

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 169

Theatrical Release Date: 04/06/1990

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Musical

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: John Waters

Actors: Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell, Polly Bergen, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake

Plot: Teenagers in the 1950 battle to be hip or be square. Johnny Depp plays Cry Baby, the leader of the coolest gang around. He falls for a Square (played by Amy Locane) but society wants to keep them apart. -- Josh C

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Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/27/2014

Teenagers in the 1950 battle to be hip or be square. Johnny Depp plays Cry Baby, the leader of the coolest gang around. He falls for a Square (played by Amy Locane) but society wants to keep them apart. This movie has it's cool and funny joke here and there but the songs didn't do it for me.

Rating of
2/4

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 10/26/2011

A Grease wanna be that never really impresses or ranges boredom. Cry-Baby is one of the earlier works of Johnny Depp.

Rating of
2.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 10/02/2011

Quirky musical comedy. Sometimes it feels like a parody. Other times it's an odd, cliche embracing homage. There were some good jokes, but the music got old. Overall it's just okay.

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Rating of
2.5/4

Fair movie with a few chuckles

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/01/2008

"Allison" (Amy Locane) is an attractive Square who instantly falls for a juvenile delinquent "Wade 'Cry-Baby' Walker" when she sees him shed a single tear as he gets a shot at school and their eyes meet.

Both her grandmother (Polly Bergen) and her boyfriend (Stephen Mailer) try to keep her away from "Cry-Baby" and his gang. However, the gang accepts her to the point of giving her a "bad-girl" makeover.

After convincing the court to clear "Allison" of all chages after being taken into custody following a brawl, "Cry-Baby" is sent to jail, and a member of his gang loses custody of her (Ricki Lake) children (Jessica Raskin and Jonathan Benya). After some soul searching, "Allison" realizes just how much she cares for "Cry-Baby." She and the other (Drapes) go to the jail and put on …

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