Hairspray | 1988

Comedy, Period
A teenage girl realizes her dream of becoming a dancer on a tv show. Once in the limelight she uses the forum as a way to express her beliefs in integration, only to clash heads with the shows ex-star and her parents.
Director: John Waters
Writers: John Waters
Awards: 6 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Franklin Von Tussle

Actor

... Motormouth Maybell

Actor

... Edna Turnblad

Actor

... Amber Von Tussle

Actor

... Link Larkin

Actor

... Velma Von Tussle

Actor

... Tracy Turnblad

Actor

... Penny Pingleton

Actor

... Seaweed

Actor

... Wilbur Turnblad

Actor

... Tammy

Actor

... Beatnik Cat

Actor

Synopsis

Set in 1960's Baltimore, a comedy about a heavy-set teen who, against expectations, realizes her dream of becoming a dancer on a TV show. Once in the limelight she uses the forum as a way to express her beliefs in integration, only to clash heads with the shows ex-star and her parents.

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