DVD - 2009
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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!


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Dec 11, 2014

Wow, so many haters. This is my favorite musical movie of all time. I adore most of the songs, especially Without Love, and Tracy, Seaweed, and Penny are so cool. I can watch this over and over again,

Aug 02, 2013

is it appropriate for kids or no?

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

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

Jul 07, 2012
  • kanatasai 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.

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

luv da muziq n da grate cazt in it

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.

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

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

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.

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

Not good, not bad.

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

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

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