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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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

On the day that one American goddess says goodbye to daytime television, an older, and seemingly now wiser, talk show hostess comes back to haunt us on the bigger screen.

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John Urbancich
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A decent doc.

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 A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

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

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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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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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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