Dir: Adam Shankman | USA,UK| 2007 | 116 mins
Cast | John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Christopher Walken, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brittany Snow, James Marsden, Allison Janney, Taylor Parks, Jesse Weafer
John Travolta, Zac Efron, Christopher Walken, Queen Latifah and Michelle Pfeiffer feature in the star-studded cast of Adam Shankman’s infectiously joyful musical. A 2007 remake of the John Waters classic, it’s set in 1960s Baltimore, where dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) auditions for a spot on ‘The Corny Collins Show’ and wins. Becoming an overnight celebrity and a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion, she uses her new status as a teen sensation to try and topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and, in Civil Rights-era America, push the powers that be to bring Black kids into the previously segregated show. Retaining the high camp and trashy sweetness of Waters’ original, Hairspray is a giddy, unselfconscious and brilliantly uplifting good time.
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