Artisan Entertainment | Release Date: August 11, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
57
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 32 Critics
Positive:
17
Mixed:
10
Negative:
5
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88
The shenanigans have been pared into 84 minutes of transgressive, potty-minded farce, that is often Waters at his most cheerful and most thematically focused.
80
DeMented is Waters the way we like him--spiked with laughs and served with a twist.
80
Cecil B. proves how a dose of smart bad taste can be jolly good fun.
80
Not to be missed, one of the year's best, a whole lotta laughs, and 4-stars all rolled into one.
75
For good and ill, there is only one John Waters.
75
For movie fans who despair of the state of American cinema, the in-jokes are hilarious.
63
It's the cinematic equivalent of one of those prop guns where you pull the trigger and a little flag comes out of the barrel, waving gaily.