Hairspray Image
Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 37 Critics

User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 198 Ratings

Summary: Based on the 1988 John Waters’ cult classic, Hairspray is the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, who has only one passion—dancing. When her dream of becoming a regular personality on “The Corny Collins Show” comes true, she wins many fans and becomes an advocate for integration. (New Line Cinema)
Runtime: 117 min
Rating: Rated PG for language, some suggestive content and momentary teen smoking.
Production: Ingenious Film Partners
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Musical
Countries: USA, UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Nov 20, 2007
Director Credit
Adam Shankman Director
Writer Credit
John Waters 1988 Screenplay
Leslie Dixon Screenplay
Mark O'Donnell Musical Play
Thomas Meehan Musical Play
Principal Cast Credit
John Travolta Edna Turnblad
Nikki Blonsky Tracy Turnblad
Queen Latifah Motormouth Maybelle
Cast Credit
Allison Janney Prudy Pingleton
Amanda Bynes Penny Pingleton
Brittany Snow Amber Von Tussle
Christopher Walken Wilbur Turnblad
Elijah Kelley Seaweed
James Marsden Corny Collins
Jayne Eastwood Miss Wimsey
Jerry Stiller Mr. Pinky
Michelle Pfeiffer Velma Von Tussle
Paul Dooley Mr. Spritzer
Taylor Parks Little Inez
Zac Efron Link Larkin
Producer Credit
Adam Shankman Executive Producer
Anson Downes Associate Producer
Craig Zadan Producer
Daniel Silverberg Associate Producer
Daryl Friemark Co-Producer
Garrett Grant Executive Producer
Jennifer Gibgot Executive Producer
Linda Favila Associate Producer
Marc Shaiman Executive Producer
Mark Kaufman Executive Producer
Michael Disco Co-Producer
Michael Lynne Executive Producer
Neil Meron Producer
Robert Shaye Executive Producer
Scott Wittman Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Travis Knox Co-Producer
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