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Multiple Maniacs (1970)

Multiple Maniacs
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,036Details
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The Cavalcade of Perversion is a traveling side-show put on by a troupe of misfits whose shocking proclivities are topped only by those of their leader: the glammer-than-glam, larger-than- life Divine, who’s out for blood after discovering her lover’s affair.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
100% - Fresh
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 10th, 1970 (Limited)
August 5th, 2016 (Limited) by Janus Films
MPAA Rating: NC-17
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Circus, Infidelity, Revenge, LGBT
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Dreamland Studios
Production Countries: United States


David Lochary    Mr. David
Mary Vivian Pearce    Bonnie
Mink Stole    Religious Pervert
Cookie Mueller    Cookie Divine
Edith Massey    Barmaid/Jesus Christ's Mother
George Figgs    Jesus Christ
Paul Swift    Steve
Michael Renner    Infant of Prague
Rick Morrow    Ricky

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    John Waters
Producer    John Waters
Production Designer    Vincent Peranio
Editor    John Waters
Composer    John Waters
Composer    George S. Clinton
Cinematographer    John Waters
Set Decorator    Vincent Peranio

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/08/05 56 $9,814   1 $9,814   $9,814 16,922
2016/08/12 61 $9,538 -3% 5 $1,908   $25,038 16,929

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/08/05 59 $15,500   1 $15,500   $15,500 16,926
2016/08/12 60 $17,536 +13% 5 $3,507   $33,036 16,933