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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)

Hairspray

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 37 Critic Reviews
must-see
81
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
7.4
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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)

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 37 Critic Reviews
81
97% Positive
36 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 37 Critic Reviews
81
97% Positive
36 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
7.4
74% Positive
91 Ratings
15% Mixed
19 Ratings
11% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 123 User Ratings
7.4
74% Positive
91 Ratings
15% Mixed
19 Ratings
11% Negative
13 Ratings

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Production Company New Line Cinema, Ingenious Film Partners, Zadan / Meron Productions, Offspring Entertainment, Storyline Entertainment
Release Date Jul 20, 2007
Duration 1 h 57 m
Rating PG
Tagline Who's who behind the do?
Golden Globes, USA
3 Nominations
Gold Derby Awards
7 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
7 Nominations