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Hairspray

Synopsis

Forever interested in the kitsch built into past eras, director [[Performer~P218832~John Waters~johnwaters]] chooses the TV dance show craze of the early '60s for his playful focus in Hairspray. [[Performer~P40071~Ricki Lake~rickilake]] plays Tracy Turnblad, just one of several alliteratively named characters coming of age in 1962 Baltimore, where "The Corny Collins Show" is the most popular [[Feature~V284340~American Bandstand~americanbandstand[tvseries]]]-type program, watched by hundreds of young...more

Other Critics

4.0

76 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

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For Families

13

Pause for kids 13 & under

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