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Drop Dead Gorgeous is streaming on Hulu -- and queer fans on Twitter could not be happier.
The cult '90s classic is a dark comedy, shot in the style of a mockumentary, about a cutthroat beauty pageant in the fictional town of Mount Rose, Minn.
The film's over-the-top performances from a cast of established and then-fledgling gay icons -- among them Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Denise Richards, Amy Adams, Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, and Allison Janney -- have established the film as a favorite among LGBTQ viewers since it debuted 20 years ago.
Memorable moments (of which there are many) include Richards dancing with a crucified Jesus to the tune of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" and a bevy of beauty queens, sickened from food poisoning, puking in unison from hotel balconies.
Drop Dead Gorgeous was a flop at the box office upon its release and was also panned by critics. However, it developed a following over the years due to its cutting critiques of pageant culture and small-town America.
Needless to say, Twitter was alive with GIFs from Drop Dead Gorgeous diehards, including many queer fans.
\u201cOmg Drop Dead Gorgeous is on Hulu! If any of you gays haven\u2019t seen it, run don\u2019t walk to your nearest streaming access point.\u201d— Vinnie Ingrao (@Vinnie Ingrao) 1562333347
\u201cOh, we\u2019re talking about Drop Dead Gorgeous again. Here\u2019s yet another excuse to share the most important piece I\u2019ve ever written. https://t.co/t8PMI3de4O\u201d— Louis Peitzman (@Louis Peitzman) 1562339894
Barkin herself was among the excited folks who tweeted their enthusiasm about the news that the film is streaming -- and perhaps entertaining a new generation of fans.
\u201cLoretta, we are streaming on Hulu!!! Get me my smokes!!! \n#DropDeadGorgeous\u201d— Ellen Barkin (@Ellen Barkin) 1562426646