Hairspray

Set in Baltimore circa 1962, HAIRSPRAY joyously details the last days of 50s-era American naivete, as the country moves from postwar complacency to massive social upheaval. Cult filmmaker John Waters enters the mainstream with surprisingly little fuss. Caught up in all this is the "Corny Collins Show," a wildly popular Baltimore television dance program....read more

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Hairspray - Official Trailer
02:08 — Waters' fond tribute to early 60s Baltimore, in which teens compete on a local television dance program. Outrageous cast features last screen appearan (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Set in Baltimore circa 1962, HAIRSPRAY joyously details the last days of 50s-era American naivete, as the country moves from postwar complacency to massive social upheaval. Cult filmmaker John Waters enters the mainstream with surprisingly little fuss. Ca… (more)

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