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Hairspray

(DVD - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Hairspray


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In 1962 Baltimore, all the kids watch the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, and her best friend Penny run home to watch and drool over teenage heartthrob Link Larkin. When one of the "Council Kids" goes on a leave of absence, Tracy auditions to be the replacement, is sent to detention for skipping school, and thereby meets Seaweed--who shows her how to really shake 'em down. Helped by Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and her parents, Tracy sets out to integrate the show ... without denting her 'do!
Statement of Responsibility: New Line Cinema presents ; in association with Ingenious Film Partners ; a Zadan/Meron production ; an Adam Shankman film ; produced in association with Offspring Entertainment ; produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron ; music by Marc Shaiman ; lyrics by Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman ; screenplay by Leslie Dixon ; directed and choreographed by Adam Shankman
Title: Hairspray
[videorecording]
Publisher: New York, NY :, New Line Productions :, Distributed by Warner Home Video,, [2009]
Edition: Deluxe ed
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (117 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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is it appropriate for kids or no?

Report This Feb 11, 2013
  • mamiuno rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

luv it ................

Report This Jul 07, 2012
  • Cecilia Chan rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The movie didn't include all the songs from the original musical in which is too bad. Wonderful wonderful performances of John Travolta as Edna and seductive sexy performance of Michelle Pfeiffer as Velma Von Tussle. I still think the original Broadway show is better.

Report This Jul 06, 2012
  • BORIGORDITO rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

luv da muziq n da grate cazt in it

Report This Jun 29, 2012
  • beckz rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

lots of lively tunes! Well done - John Travolta as a women? He pulled it off very well!

Report This Dec 03, 2009
  • SweeTee rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Stick with John Waters' version. Ricky Lake made a better Tracy Turnblad and Divine outshone Travolta as Tracy's mother. I say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Report This Apr 17, 2009
  • lucky rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A musical you'll want to watch over and over again!

Report This Apr 17, 2009
  • zorg rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

An OK film, fairly well done, though it did get boring and almost abnocious at points. I guess the biggest reason that I was interested in it is that it was filmed less that a block from my house, but I guess it was pretty good film.

Report This Dec 13, 2008
  • Twoey Gray rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Not good, not bad.

Report This Aug 16, 2008
  • joseph rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Skip it. I never thought the original was any good and that's simply because, as a musical, the songs should be good - they were not. The story is tiresome as well.

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Report This May 19, 2010
  • Phenomenal rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Phenomenal thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

Report This Apr 17, 2009
  • lucky rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

lucky thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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Report This Oct 29, 2009
  • lischan93 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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