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Hairspray

2007-07-19 | Comedy / Romance
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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.
Director: Adam Shankman
Stars: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer

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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show..
The runtime of Hairspray is 117 minutes.
The genre of Hairspray is Comedy,Romance,Drama.
Hairspray won 2008 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, 2008 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2008 FilmInk Awards, 2008 Houston Film Critics Society Awards, 2008 International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA), 2008 Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA, 2008 MTV Movie + TV Awards, 2008 Online Film Critics Society Awards, 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival and 5 others.
The release date of Hairspray is July 19, 2007.
The director of Hairspray is Adam Shankman.
The certification of Hairspray is PG.
The revenue of Hairspray was 90,450,008 USD.
The casts of Hairspray are John Travolta starring as Edna Turnblad, Michelle Pfeiffer starring as Velma Von Tussle, Christopher Walken starring as Wilbur Turnblad, James Marsden starring as Corny Collins, Queen Latifah starring as Motormouth Maybelle, Nikki Blonsky starring as Tracy Turnblad.
The full version of Hairspray is provided by HBO Max , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV , AMC on Demand
The production budget of Hairspray was 50,000,000 USD.
On June 21, 2021, there were 5267 public reaction to Hairspray including more rewarding, female lead cast, mischievous, clapping at the end, great soundtrack.
On June 21, 2021, the IMDB rating of Hairspray is 6.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 91/100, Metacritic rating is 81/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.