Released Date
July 20, 2007
Distributor
New Line Cinema
Genre
Musical
Rating
PG
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$118,871,849 + $84,681,462 = $203,553,311
34

Zac Efron

as Link Larkin

67

John Travolta

as Edna Turnblad

51

Queen Latifah

as Maybelle

35

Amanda Bynes

as Penny Lou Pingleton

35

Brittany Snow

as Amber Von Tussle

48

James Marsden

as Corny Collins

63

Michelle Pfeiffer

as Velma Von Tussle

78

Christopher Walken

as Wilbur Turnblad

35

Elijah Kelley

as Seaweed J. Stubbs

62

Allison Janney

as Prudence

33

Nikki Blonsky

as Tracy Edna Turnblad

75

Jayne Eastwood

as Miss Wimsey

About Hairspray

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

About

Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, this film follows a teenage girl as she dances and fights segregation in 1962.

Trivia

The film marks the feature film debut of Nikki Blonsky, who plays Tracy Turnblad. Ricki Lake, who played Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 film, makes an appearance in the film.