Hairspray

Hairspray

John Travolta
Director: Adam Shankman Cast: John Travolta
John Travolta
, Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
, Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken
Adam Shankman

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Overview

Adam Shankman's adaptation of the stage musical Hairspray, itself an adaptation of the non-musical John Waters film of the same name, stars Nikki Blonsky as Tracy Turnblad, an overweight high-school student whose only dream is to be on a local Baltimore teen dance program. While her father (Christopher Walken) tells her to follow her dreams, her mother Edna (John Travolta in drag) reminds her that she doesn't look like the girls on that show. After impressing the show's host (James Marsden), Tracy earns a coveted spot on the program, but when she becomes a popular addition to the cast, she earns the wrath of the prettiest girl in school -- a girl whose mother (Michelle Pfeiffer) just happens to operate the local television station. Tracy's visit to detention hall opens her eyes to the racial tension on the show, as does the budding relationship between her best friend (Amanda Bynes) and an African-American boy named Seaweed (Elijah Kelley). Thus empowered, Tracy attempts to integrate the races on her favorite program.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/15/2009
UPC: 0794043131165
Original Release: 2007
Rating: PG
Source: New Line Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:56:00
Sales rank: 4,098

Special Features

2 commentaries:; Director Adam Shankman and co-star Nikki Blonsky; Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron; 5 fabulous featurettes:; Inside the Recording Booth; It's Hairspray; Playing Tracy; Transform Travolta to Turnblad; Search for Tracy

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Travolta Edna Turnblad
Michelle Pfeiffer Velma von Tussle
Christopher Walken Wilbur Turnblad
Amanda Bynes Penny Pingleton
James Marsden Corny Collins
Queen Latifah Motormouth Maybelle
Brittany Snow Amber von Tussle
Zac Efron Link Larkin
Elijah Kelley Seaweed J. Stubbs
Allison Janney Prudy Pingleton
Jerry Stiller Mr. Pinky
Paul Dooley Mr. Spritzer
Tabitha Lupien Becky
Nikki Blonsky Tracy Turnblad
Taylor Parks Little Inez
Hayley Podschun Tammy
Kelly Fletcher Lu Anne

Technical Credits
Adam Shankman Director,Choreography,Executive Producer
Bojan Bazelli Cinematographer
Dennis Davenport Art Director
Michael Disco Co-producer
Leslie Dixon Screenwriter
Anson Downes Associate Producer
Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Linda Rae Favila Associate Producer
Daryl Freimark Co-producer
Tony Gardner Makeup Special Effects
Tina Gerussi Casting
Jennifer Gibgot Executive Producer
Garrett Grant Executive Producer
David Gropman Production Designer
Richard Hicks Casting
Mark Kaufman Executive Producer
Travis Knox Co-producer
Michael Lynne Executive Producer
David MacMillan Sound/Sound Designer
Neil Meron Producer
David Rubin Casting
Rita Ryack Costumes/Costume Designer
Marc Shaiman Score Composer,Songwriter,Executive Producer
Bob Shaye Executive Producer
Daniel Silverberg Asst. Director
Matt Sullivan Musical Direction/Supervision
Michael Tronick Editor
Scott Wittman Executive Producer
Craig Zadan Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hairspray
1. Good Morning Baltimore [6:16]
2. The Nicest Kids in Town [3:50]
3. White Direction [4:10]
4. Dream Big [2:10]
5. (The Legend Of) Miss Baltimore Crabs [4:01]
6. Detention Groove [3:33]
7. I Can Hear the Bells [4:01]
8. Ladies Choice [5:22]
9. The New Girl in Town [3:55]
10. Welcome to the '60s [7:48]
11. Last Words [2:31]
12. Run and Tell That [4:29]
13. Big, Blonde and Beautiful (1) [5:32]
14. It's What's Right [1:07]
15. Big, Blonde and Beautiful (2) [3:49]
16. Something to Stand Up For [2:20]
17. (You're) Timeless to Me [2:51]
18. I Know Where I've Been [5:56]
19. On the Lam [4:19]
20. Without Love [6:05]
21. (It's) Hairspray [4:01]
22. Looking for Someone? [3:20]
23. You Can't Stop the Beat (1) [3:19]
24. Winners and Losers [4:21]
25. You Can't Stop the Beat (2) [3:09]
26. You Can't Stop the Beat (3) [1:39]
27. End Credits Medley [2:03]

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