Hairspray 2007 Musical Film | John Travolta, Nikki Blonsky

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About Hairspray

Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): 恋爱大爆发, 髮膠明星夢, 发胶, ヘアスプレー, 헤어스프레이

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Hairspray plot from IMDb: "Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show."

The trailer can be found online.

Cast and Characters:

John Travolta as Edna Turnblad

Queen Latifah as Motormouth Maybelle

Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad

Michelle Pfeiffer as Velma Von Tussle

Christopher Walken as Wilbur Turnblad

Amanda Bynes as Penny Pingleton

James Marsden as Corny Collins

Brittany Snow as Amber Von Tussle

Zac Efron as Link Larkin

Elijah Kelley as Seaweed

Allison Janney as Prudy Pingleton

Tayla Parx as Little Inez (as Taylor Parks)

Jayne Eastwood as Miss Wimsey

Paul Dooley as Mr. Spritzer

Jerry Stiller as Mr. Pinky

Darren Frost as Cameraman

John Waters as Flasher

Joe Parro as Teacher

Directed by Adam Shankman

Screenplay by Leslie Dixon

Based on Hairspray by John Waters, Hairspray by Mark O'Donnell, Thomas Meehan

Produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron

Cinematography: Bojan Bazelli

Edited by Michael Tronick

Music by Marc Shaiman

Production companies: Ingenious Media, Zadan/Meron Productions, Storyline Entertainment, Offspring Entertainment

Distributed by New Line Cinema (United States), Entertainment Film Distributors (United Kingdom)

Release dates: July 10, 2007 (Mann Village Theater), July 20, 2007 (United Kingdom and United States)

Running time: 116 minutes

Budget: $75 million

Box office: $203.5 million

Hairspray Soundtrack Songs List:

Good Morning Baltimore

The Nicest Kids in Town

It Takes Two

(The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs

I Can Hear the Bells

Ladies' Choice

The Nicest Kids in Town (Reprise)

The New Girl in Town

Welcome to the 60's

Run and Tell That

Big, Blonde and Beautiful

(You're) Timeless to Me

I Know Where I've Been

Without Love

(It's) Hairspray

You Can't Stop the Beat

Come So Far (Got So Far to Go)

Mama, I'm a Big Girl Now

Cooties (end credits)


For reference, below is a list of frequently asked questions and discussion topics! I'll answer some where possible!

Are there two Hairspray movies?

There are two Hairspray films: 1988 and 2007.

How can I watch Hairspray 2007?

Hairspray is currently on Netflix.

How old is the movie Hairspray?

Hairspray originated in 1988.

How old is Tracy Turnblad?

Tracy Turnblad is 16.

Is Edna in Hairspray always played by a man?

Yes, Edna Turnblad has always been played by a man.

Is Hairspray 2007 a remake?

Yes, it is a remake of the 1988 film.

Is Hairspray based off a true story?

Not really!

Is Hairspray the movie on Netflix?

At the time of writing, it is on Netflix.

Is there a Hairspray 2?

There was a plan for a Hairspray sequel but it was scrapped.

What is the message of Hairspray?

Racism is bad. Individuality is good.

What year was Hairspray set?


Where was Hairspray filmed in Baltimore?

It was actually shot primarily in Toronto. There is an establishing shot of Baltimore, Maryland.

Why is Tracy's mom in Hairspray played by a man?

At this stage, it's tradition.