- Original title
- Running time
- 107 min.
- United States
Leslie Dixon (Play: Mark O'Donnell. Remake: John Waters)
New Line Cinema
Musical. Comedy | Remake. 1960s. Racism. Dancing
- Synopsis / Plot
- Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest dance party on TV. Tracy seems a natural fit for the show except for one not-so-little problem--she doesn't fit in. Her plus-siz
Hairspray is originally based on the 1988 John Waters comedy about star-struck teenagers on a local dance show. The new version of the film is based on New Line's hit Broadway adaptation of the film which debuted in 2002, and went on to win eight Tony Awards.
: 3 Nominations for Golden Globe, including Best Movie - Comedy or Musical
: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Make up & Hair
: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Acting Ensemble and Young Actress (Blonsky). 5 Nominations
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Cast in a Motion Picture
2007: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Performer (Blonsky)
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