Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón)
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón) (1980)

An outrageous comedy that throws viewers into a culture shock. A suggestive satire about women who ignore society's rules. ~ Rovi

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1980
DVD Release Date: November 25, 1992
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Maslin
New York Times

Most notable for its bathroom jokes, humorous rape scenes and abysmal home-movie cinematography, [the film is a] reputation-dimming mess.

Emanuel Levy

This feature debut from Spain's enfant terrible is amateurish in both the positive and negative senses of the term, but it already shows his penchant for shock and provocation

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

Pedro Almodovar showed not a whisker of promise in his amateurish directorial debut, a smutty sexual sideshow most safely viewed in a full body condom.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Annoyingly amateurish.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A series of screen provocations, including frank and degrading sexual acts, it's designed primarily to jolt the viewer.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

For fans of Almodóvar, this first foray into filmmaking is essential viewing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Matheus Carvalho
The earliest of Almodovars finds the director trying to deal with his then lack of budget and craftsmanship, but it also includes some incredibly wicked and… More
Marcus Woolcott
Almodovar began his career with this gritty tale of liberated women, and never looked back...