Plot – It's 1962 and Baltimore's atmosphere is about to change. Edna is overweight and has an overflowing personality. She's a laundry worker and is married to Wilbur, who's wanted by Velma Von Tussle too. Their respective daughters, Amber and Tracy, compete one against the other in a television program, but Tracy is oversized like her mom, while Amber Von Tussle is blonde and mean. Who will win the queen title?
All actors – John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney, Nikki Blonsky, Taylor Parks, Jayne Eastwood, Paul Dooley, Jerry Stiller, Darren Frost, John Waters, Joe Parro, Nick Loren, Bryan Hindle, Sheldon Smith, Greg Farkas, Bruce McFee, Christian Hagen, John Andersen, Neil Crone, George King, James Kirchner, Brendan Wall, Ted Ludzik, Ron Pardo, Geri Hall, Seth Howard, Ricki Lake, Adam Shankman, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Anne Fletcher, Joey Pizzi, Zachary Woodlee, C.J., Walli Woo, Laura Edwards, Becca Sweitzer, Cassie Silva, Tiffany Engen, Brooke Engen, Sarah Jayne Jensen, Hayley Podschun, Nick Baga, Curtis Holbrook, J.P. Ferreri, Spencer Liff, Phillip Spaeth, Tabitha Lupien, Kelly Fletcher, Jesse Weafer, Corey Gorewicz, Josh Feldman, Everett Smith, Ariel Reid, Whitney Brown, Jason Dolphin, Anthony Carr, Chris Andrew Robinson, Sarah Francis, Starr Domingue, Shawn Byfield, Shane Simpson, Jade Anderson, Rhonda Roberts, Jennifer Abbey, Sherisse Springer, Vanessa Cobham, Eboni Nichols, Holly Hyman, Jamal Sims, Damon Butler, Stephen Boss, Marc Spaulding, Arike Rice, Tanee McCall-Short, Nadine Ellis, Reggie Jackson, Tramaine Montell Ford, Khetanya Henderson, Loriel Hennington, Daniel Dyer, Kristen Munro, Ingrid Gaynor, Stacey Martin, Sal Scozzari, Charles Seminerio, Alison Smyth, Christine Moore, Emily Andrews, Julianne Jackson, Laura Lawson, Melissa Leifer, Janelle Hutchison, Jenny Parsons, Susan Henley, Gerry Mendicino, Nick Settimi, Kyle Golemba, Tiffany Green, Rachael Dolan, Kristina Uranowski, Charlotte Szivak, Deborah Overes, Mary McCandless, Sharron Matthews, Jeffrey James, Carla Guiliani, Chantelle Leonardo, Melissa Williams, Krystal Kiran Garib, Jessica Dawson, Sheri Godfrey, Jessica Keeling, Romina D'Ugo, Julia Juhas, Cindy Willems, Faye Rauw, Niky Johnson, Shannon Whelan, Diana Coatsworth, Keri Tkacz, Krista Leis, Sammy Rosen, Stephen Findlay, Mike Cota, Dennis Lupien, Serge Kushnier, Austin Di Iulio, Chad McFadden, Ted Banfalvi, Shaun Amyot, Blaine Totten, Glen Kerr, Paul Gordon, Gerard McIsaac, Josh Epstein, Derek Gilroy, A. Frank Ruffo, Darcy Evans, Marc Kimelman, Larry Mannell, Wally Michaels, Matthew Caruso, Lyne Tremblay, Mary Pitt, Janice Luey, John de Klein, Dondraico Johnson, Katharine Leonard, David Webstershow all
“Hairspray” Quotes 33 quotes
“Get home before your mother shoots you.”
“- Seaweed: Livin' in the ghetto, black is everywhere you go. Who'd have thought I'd love a girl whose skin was white as winter snow?
- Penny Pingleton: In my ivory tower, life was just a Hostess snack, but now I've tasted chocolate, and I'm never goin' back!”
“If we get any more white people in here, this is gonna be a suburb.”
“- Velma Von Tussle: They're just kids, that's why we have to steer them in the white direction.
- Corny Collins: Right direction?
- Velma Von Tussle: Isn't that what I said?”
“- Edna Turnblad: First the hair, now this?
- Wilbur Turnblad: But, all the kids are battin' up their hair now, hon.
- Tracy Turnblad: And our first lady, Jacqueline Kennedy does it! - Edna Turnblad: I don't believe that.
- Tracy Turnblad: What do you mean you don't believe that? How else would it look...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Penny Pingleton: Without that show I have nothing!
- Prudy Pingleton: Having nothing builds character!”
“- Penny Pingleton: Oh, Seaweed, you do care! I was afraid the colors of our skin would keep us apart.
- Seaweed: No but these knots might.”
“Being invited places by colored people. It feels so hip! Turn up.”
“Tomorrow is a brand new day, and it don't know white from black! 'Cause the world keeps spinnin' 'round and 'round, and my heart's keepin' time to the speed of sound.”
“Detroit sound? What's that? The cries of people being mugged?”
“- Edna Turnblad: No one is auditioning for anything in this household!
- Tracy Turnblad: But why not? Why not?
- Edna Turnblad: Dancing is not your future. One day, you're going to own Edna's Occidental Laundry.
- Tracy Turnblad: I don't want to be a laundress. I want to be famous.”
“- Wilbur Turnblad: This is America, babe, you gotta think big to be big.
- Edna Turnblad: Big ain't the problem in this family, Wilbur.”
“People who are different, their time is coming! Mum, it's changing out there! You'll like it. People who are different, their time is coming!”
“Ever since we first saw the sun, a man and woman liked to shake it when the day is done. And so we're gonna shake and shimmy it and have some fun today. Cause you can't stop the motion of the ocean or the rain from above.”
“I think I've kind of been in a bubble: thinking that fairness was gonna just happen. It's not. People like me are gonna have to get up off their fathers' laps and go out and fight for it.”
“This heart only beats for size 60.”