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Generally favorable reviews - based on 14 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 15 Ratings

Summary: In Hairspray, Tracy Turnblad uses her huge hair, big grin and great moves to become the queen of the local TV dance revue, using her newfound popularity to fight for integration in 1962's Baltimore. [New Line Cinema]

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Runtime: 92 min
Production: New Line Cinema
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 5, 2002
Director Credit
John Waters Director
Writer Credit
John Waters Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Divine Edna Turnblad/Arvin Hodgepile
Ruth Brown Motormouth Maybelle
Sonny Bono Franklin Von Tussle
Cast Credit
Clayton Prince Seaweed
Colleen Fitzpatrick Amber Von Tussle
Deborah Harry Velma Von Tussle
Jerry Stiller Wilbur Turnblad
Joann Havrilla Prudence Pingleton
Leslie Ann Powers Penny Pingleton
Michael St. Gerard Link Larkin
Mink Stole Tammy
Pia Zadora Beatnik Chick (Special Apperances)
Ric Ocasek Beatnik Cat (Special Apperances)
Ricki Lake Tracy Turnblad
Shawn Thompson Corny Collins
Producer Credit
John Waters Co-Producer
Pat Moran Associate Producer
Rachel Talalay Producer
Robert Maier Line Producer
Robert Shaye Executive Producer
Sara Risher Executive Producer
Stanley F. Buchthal Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: