For teenager Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), school is a real yawn. She somehow tolerates her boring classes just to race home to catch her favorite dance show on TV. Despite her overweight, Tracy is obsessed with her dream of someday appearing on "The Corny Collins Show." When the chance to partake in the show arrives, the aspiring dancer immediately takes the auditions. To her great joy, Tracy lands a spot on the show and quickly pursues stardom. However, she must overcome many obstacles she faces on her path.
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User Reviews of Hairspray
- IMDB Rating:
- IMDB Votes:
- Comedy, Drama, Musical
Remake, 1960s, Teen, Baltimore maryland, Mother daughter relationship, Dance, Interracial romance, Based on musical, Tony award source, USA:PG
- $118,871,849 (58.7%)
- + Foreign:
- $83,676,726 (41.3%)
- = Worldwide:
- $27,476,745 (3,121 theaters, $8,803 average) % of Total Gross: 23.1%
- 3,121 theaters