Jul 20, 2007 · The soundtrack for the new "Hairspray" features a rendition of all of the "original" Tracys (Ricki Lake from the first film, Marissa Jaret Winokur from the Broadway cast, and Nikki Blonsky from this film) singing "Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now". Harvey Fierstein appears near the end, but he isn't credited.
- Adam Shankman
- 2 min
Feb 26, 1988 · Directed by John Waters. With Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry. A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
- John Waters
- Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry
Hairspray is a 2007 musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters 's 1988 comedy film of the same name. The film was a British-American venture produced by Ingenious Media and Zadan/Meron Productions.
This is a campy, iconic movie from John Waters. Set in 1960s Baltimore, it is the story of Tracy Turnblad who auditions for a local TV dance show. You can beat this cast - Zac Efrom, John Travolta, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfieffer and Nikki Blonsky - all super talented and perfectly cast in their roles.
- Comedy, Romance
Hairspray is a 1988 American comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring Ricki Lake, Divine, Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono, Jerry Stiller, Leslie Ann Powers, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Michael St. Gerard, and Ruth Brown. Hairspray was a dramatic departure from Waters's earlier works, with a much broader intended audience.
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Jul 19, 2007 · "Hairspray" is just plain fun. Or maybe not so plain. There's a lot of craft and slyness lurking beneath the circa-1960s goofiness. The movie seems guileless and rambunctious, but it looks just right (like a Pat Boone musical) and sounds just right (like a Golden Oldies disc) and feels just right (like the first time you sang "We Shall Overcome" and until then it hadn't occurred to you that we ...