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Mommie Dearest

7 Ratings: 3.1
Drama movie directed by Frank Perry

The movie that made "No wire hangers!" a household phrase,Mommie Dearestis the very model of a modern "camp classic," so crazily outlandish that it's fascinating. Based on the scathing and scandalous tell-all bestseller by Christina Crawford, the adopted … see full wiki

Director: Frank Perry
Genre: Drama
2 reviews about Mommie Dearest
review by . June 25, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
Joan Crawford, with her impossibly-arched eyebrows and gargantuan shoulderpads, was a camp icon long before MOMMIE DEAREST even went before the cameras. Thanks to Faye Dunaway's performance in the film, Joan Crawford rose to the position of camp's High Priestess, and fans wouldn't have it any other way.    Joan Crawford's adopted daughter Christina began writing the book "Mommie Dearest" shortly before Joan's death and allowed her to read the drafts. It was for this reason alone …
review by . November 25, 2005
I remember when I first seen this movie with my husband on HBO and automatically fell in love with it. I wanted that film instantly and long and behold my husband got it for me. This is definitely a guilty pleasure; The movie takes place in a weird kind of Hollywood limbo; it supposed to be a biographical film but we never see Crawford at work (except for the title sequence) or with any other stars. What with the tiny cast, the cheapo sets (one scene actually recycles the kitchen set from "Happy …
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