Film and Plot Synopsis
In Cry Baby, Allison is a square, goody two shoes who decides she’s going to be bad for a change. That’s when she gets a hunk, a hunk of burning love for a Drape named Cry-Baby Walker. Even though he’s a bad boy, he has a heart of gold and falls for Allison too. However, after she dumps her equally square boyfriend for him, the ex sets out for revenge ’50s style!
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‘Cry Baby’ Movie Summary
With the help of Cry-Baby’s gang (Ricki Lake, Traci Lords, Kim McGuire and Darren E. Burrows), Allison becomes a fully-initiated drape and King Cry-Baby’s queen. At the ‘Red-Neck Riviera,’ a bout of French kissing is interrupted by Baldwin and an army of squares. The battle leaves Cry-Baby behind bars and Allison vulnerable to rumors about Cry-Baby’s faithlessness. But the Drape gang pulls through, bringing Allison back into their fold and breaking Cry-Baby out just in time to save him from a dreaded wiffle haircut. The local judge pardons Cry-Baby on the grounds of a sexy dance number (“Please, Mr. Jailer”), but the squares demand satisfaction in the form of a game of ‘Chicken’. Cry-Baby claims the victory, reunites with Allison, and leaves every drape with a lonely teardrop in their eye.
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