PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Arvin Hodgepile and Franklin von Tussle, two characters from the original theatrical film, Hairspray (1988), do not appear in this version. The actors who played them died: Divine in 1988 and Sonny Bono in 1998.
Oh, oh, oh, woke up today, feeling the way I always do. Oh, oh, oh, hungry for something that I can't eat. Then I hear that beat. That rhythm of town starts calling me down. It's like a message from high above. Oh, oh, oh, pulling me out to the ...
During the history class scene right before "Run and Tell That" the teacher writes on the board about the First Continental Congress in Philadelphia. He writes September 1st, but the correct date is September 5th, 1775, when it first convened.
£2,045,912 (UK) (22 July 2007)
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