The movie Hairspray features an obese high school teenager Tracy Turnblad (played by Ricki Lake) who does not let her weight get in the way.
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TriviaRickie Lake, who played Tracy Turnblad in the movie Hairspray, was said to have lost some pounds after her dance routine in the movie.
John Waters, the director of Hairspray, made a cameo appearance on the movie as a psychiatrist.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Hairspray was released to theatres on 02/26/1988 and grossed $66,710,000 at the box office in the US.
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lol i saw the movie i loved the movie im gunna buy the movie i thought that this movie was really entertaining and funny so get out nd c da movie cos it rocks hairspray is like totally the new HSM! but HSM is still 2nd on the ladder for my fav movies!!!
#1 - sarah - 09/15/2007 - 04:55
This original movie was so much better than the one that was made with John Trovelta and Michele Phiffer. Rickie Lake did an awesome job. The Music was ten times better back then then todays version.
Way to Rickie Lake. Gotta love the 80's
#2 - Louise - 09/16/2007 - 00:49
I thought the movie was great the
cast did a excellent job i'm definetly buying the movie tracey was sooo lucky to get to kiss zac efron !!
#3 - Chelsea - 10/06/2007 - 19:40
I loved hairspray the new one sooo much i'm buying the film and the poster. Tracey was sooo lucky to kiss HSM star! I wish i was her. I wonder how she stareted her acting career. she was soooo good. My fav characters were john travolta and zac effron! It was the best
From Crazy Hairspary fan
#4 - Jane - 10/06/2007 - 19:46
I LOVED IT!!!!!!! IT IS THE BEST MOVIE EVERY! AND ZAC EFRON IS SOOOOOOOOOOOO HOT/CUTE/SEXY/AWSOME!!!!!
#5 - Jessica - 10/13/2007 - 00:01
Hairspray is the best movie ever! I loved it so much! I wish i was in the movie so i could kiss zac!! he is the hottest actor/singer in the world! I am so jealous!! TeeHee xoxo I LOVE ZAC EFRON!!!!
#6 - Jessica - 10/13/2007 - 00:07
HAIRSPRAY IS THE BEST LOL
#7 - amelia - 10/22/2007 - 20:08
hairspray roxs go and c it!!!!!!!!!!!
#8 - ma - 10/26/2007 - 22:52
i loved the movie!! it was the best. and i LOVE zac efron. he is so HOT!!!!!
#9 - paige - 01/01/2008 - 12:33
omg i love the movie hairspray its the best men i love itso sad i was not choisedbut that all right
#10 - gladys - 01/13/2008 - 11:03
i luv the movie
that movie was the best. and i loved the song ladies choice. my favorite charcter is ZAC EFRON
#11 - paige - 01/28/2008 - 19:22
i luv hairspray!!!!! ;-)
it was the coolest movie i ever saw!!! it was SOOOO GOOD!!! the song i liked was on negro day when they sang: the new girl in town. (when brittany snow sang it)
#12 - roshy - 03/06/2008 - 05:51
ZAC EFRON YOU IS
#13 - ITZEL - 03/25/2008 - 11:36
The 80's movie is boring, and awfull! But the new version, have music, and dance and a good production, and good actors, like Zac Efron, that i love him (L)
#14 - rmon guerini - 12/09/2008 - 18:42
its the best movie
#15 - mihail - 03/29/2009 - 16:26
I LOVE YOU ZAC EFRON LOVE YOU LOVE YOU LOVE YOU
#16 - Beatrice - 12/28/2009 - 05:36
OMG I LOVE THIS MOVIE... i love you zac efron you are awsome/cool/sexy/cute!!!....the most i love about the movie is the negro day song!!!OMG that was soo cooool...!!!
#17 - diasy blooding - 02/24/2010 - 16:11
I like it and it's on tv toinight awsome
and zac efron is in it he;s cool I want to be like him
#18 - connor - 05/14/2010 - 20:13
can i downloading hairspray on d.v.r
#19 - melissa scott - 05/15/2010 - 13:04
who sings the song of the scene "Ladies' Choice" dance. The songs name is: If you should lose me you lose a good thing.
#20 - Amalia - 04/14/2011 - 16:07