PG | | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
To facilitate filming for the "Run and Tell That" dance number, the production cut up a 1957 GMC transit bus. According to the DVD commentary, it was cut into 6 pieces. The bus wasn't really moving; that part was filmed in a soundstage.
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 ...
At the start of "Good Morning Baltimore," Tracy's alarm clock changes position three times.
Starting in August, in select theaters, a sing-along version of the film with on-screen lyrics was released.
£2,045,912 (UK) (22 July 2007)