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Hairspray

"When you follow your own beat, the world will follow you."

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad and her best friend Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.

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Released: Jul 13th, 2007
Budget: $50,000,000.00
Revenue: $90,450,008.00

Hairspray Main Cast

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John Travolta
John Travolta
plays Edna Turnblad
Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
plays Velma Von Tussle
Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
plays Wilbur Turnblad
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes
plays Penny Pingleton
James Marsden
James Marsden
plays Corny Collins
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • CAMEO(John Waters) The flasher in the opening 'Good Morning Baltimore' sequence.
  • When Prudy Pingleton reads the Bible out loud to herself, she reads Genesis 19:30-38, in which Lot's daughters get their father drunk and then conceive children with him.
  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): Though specifically set in May and June of 1962, many of the trees seen in exterior shots have browning leaves, as the film was shot in the fall.
  • The original Broadway production of "Hairspray" opened at the Neil Simon Theater on August 15, 2002, ran for 2,642 performances and won the 2003 Tony Awards for the Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score. It is Broadway's 19th longest running show ever. Cast included Marissa Jaret Winokur (Tracy), Harvey Fierstein (Edna), Clarke Thorell (Corny Collins), Laura Bell Bundy (Amber), Matthew Morrison (Link), Kerry Butler (Penny), Linda Hart (Velma), Dick Latessa (Wilbur), Corey Reynolds (Seaweed) and Mary Bond Davis (Motormouth Maybelle).
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