copy to clipboard


Plugin not supported.
Original title
Running time
107 min.
United States United States
Leslie Dixon (Play: Mark O'Donnell. Remake: John Waters)
Marc Shaiman
Bojan Bazelli
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.
2007: 3 Nominations for Golden Globe, including Best Movie - Comedy or Musical
2007: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Make up & Hair
2007: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Acting Ensemble and Young Actress (Blonsky). 5 Nominations
2007: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Cast in a Motion Picture
2007: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Performer (Blonsky)
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2020 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark