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Hairspray (1988)

Directed by John Waters

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Overview

Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show”—and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after witnessing firsthand the terrible state of race relations in 1960s Baltimore, Turnblad becomes an outspoken advocate for desegregation.

Rated PG | Length 92 minutes

Actors

Joey Perillo | Brooke Stacy Mills | Holter Graham | Jason Downs | Josh Charles | Alan J. Wendl | Joann Havrilla | Pia Zadora | Ric Ocasek | Shawn Alex Thompson | Mink Stole | Clayton Prince | Michael St. Gerard | Vitamin C | Jerry Stiller | Ricki Lake | Debbie Harry | Divine | Ruth Brown | Sonny Bono