The Eyes of Tammy Faye
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000)

RuPaul narrates this affectionate look at everyone's favorite televangelist/living cosmetic display: Tammy Faye Bakker. The eldest of eight children in rural Minnesota, Tammy Faye married Jim Bakker in 1960, and soon they found a… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 1, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2001
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Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

This scared me then, and scares me now. Shudder.

Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Equally revelatory and entertaining... a fascinating, cathartic, from-the-ground-up reconstruction of an American pariah.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I came away with the same trashy opinion of her I had before I saw this "mock" documentary.

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John Urbancich
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A decent doc.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Forget daytime soaps, none could be better than this movie.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A fast-moving, often lightheartedly amusing and occasionally touching treatment of its star, but a searing 60 Minutes segment it's most definitely not.

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

. . . it becomes uncomfortably obvious that everything else we thought we knew about this born-again kewpie doll is probably wrong.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

unpretentious documentary that gives us a much deeper understanding of a most intriguing icon

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

More of a camp pop-culture tribute to the soap-opera-ish Tammy Faye than an incisive look at the evangelical world that she and other religious figures once played a lucrative role in.

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Sarah Prisbylla
After watching this, it's really hard to laugh at Tammy Faye. She is a very tragic story and seemed like a genuinely good and nice person. I enjoy how the… More
Remi Logan
Very eye-opening, pardon the pun. Anyone who remembers the early days of Christian television remembers who Tammy Faye Bakker is. The clumpy mascara and fake… More
Christopher Brown
For years I thought I basically had an idea of what Tammy Faye Baker was like. As usual, i simply thought what the media wanted me to. Here is a doc showing… More