Where to watch
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.
MPAA Rating PG
Release Date 2007-07-19
Runtime 117 minutes
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sonia_barajas shared a tip "I preferred the first one with Ricky Lake, Jerry Stiller, Divine... but this one was still an ok watch."
anita_skop shared a tip "Great music, a clever plot with an outstanding cast. A little less edgy than the John Waters original but still so much fun!"
annemarie_dupnick shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"
caleigh_knight shared a tip "I adore this musical. Especially the final number. So good!"
robiamoha shared a tip "I can always expect to have the soundtrack of this movie on repeat for a few weeks after every time I watch it"
leah_rose_7496 shared a tip "Love this movie I own it"
blurxy__517 shared a tip "Someone take this movie away from me"
avery_755 shared a tip "Love this movie soooooooooo much. I think Link and Seaweed are my favorite characters#Hairspray"
the_sword_in_the_stone shared a tip "I just liked the show, and thought it was oddly inspirational. It was also very unique."
joshua_smith_3234 shared a tip "Wouldn’t go out of my way to watch it again, but not bad. Has good music, talented actors."
elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Great movie"
savannah_hollingswo shared a tip "i loved it. The plot was so good and it was funny but also sad at times"
julie-anne_dugas shared a tip "Surprisingly really good!!"
kelci_gilley shared a tip "Except the Divine was so much better than John Travolta."
otters shared a tip "Absolutely loved this movie"
darrin_domoney shared a tip "Amazing production with many Hollywood heavyweights in roles you wouldn’t expect."
carter_yummy shared a tip "i LOVE hairspray, this is one of THE BEST 60’s based movies"
AngelHeart17 shared a tip "Favorite musical ever! #musicals"
kaycie_hall shared a tip "It’s was a fun change of a movie and I am not big on these kind of movie but I loved this one"
comfort_a shared a tip "I LOVED IT!!It incoperated blacks and others things like weight and not being popular that so many people can relate to and love"
stacy_silver shared a tip "A classic!"
cxd3__nxm3_x shared a tip "Clueless probably!! Also ikr!"
anna_mallon shared a tip "This is one of my favorite musical movies! Highly recommended!"
nikki_hardenburgh-_ shared a tip "A lot of fun"
tayla_rizzone shared a tip "Sooo good"
haley_douglas_9750 shared a tip "#Musicals"
kayla_wilkins_7023 shared a tip "#comedy #musicals #music #drama #romance"
makenna_hagan shared a tip "This is literally my favorite musical ever. The songs are amazing and the message of the movie is great. It’s very inclusive!"
ZUFO shared a tip "I love this movie so much !!!"
isabella_luna_2717 shared a tip "Yes my favorite part is the whole ending scene or the Welcome to the 60s scene."
savy_marie shared a tip "I love this musical! It was done so well and it is an overall fun movie to watch."
starlight_adams shared a tip "I prefer this one over the live version"
bec_the_neck shared a tip "It is a great movie night movie 🎥"
Honeyblossom shared a tip "One of those movies that is fun to watch, but don't expect it to be something you are really inspired by."
hadley_smith_9170 shared a tip "Love musicals"
amanda_bowers_5560 shared a tip "All the music. Choreography, the characters, the colors, and the humor."
dior_boswell shared a tip "This is one of my favorite movies."
awesome_user_83795 shared a tip "It’s inclusive and has great music you can belt, dance, or belt and dance too."
brooke_hancock shared a tip "Love this movie one of my favourite also I recommend watching the original Hairspray it’s amazing too."
e_1239 shared a tip "Love musicals, plus it was ahead of its time tbh"
aline_kennedy shared a tip "It is a great musical to watch that has a great message."
jacqui_vandale shared a tip "Personally I prefer the original John Waters movie, but this one has a similar energy. A good movie musical."
vince_martellacci shared a tip "I definitely do but it’s been so long since I’ve seen it. It’s on my re-watch list, I grew up watching it on repeat haha"
robin_hatfield shared a tip "It was cute. John Travolta and the dad were awesome and the main topic was like thrown in people's faces that racism is idiotic"