Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, the film follows the "pleasantly plump" teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation. Wikipedia
Hairspray is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on plays, Film remakes, New Line Cinema films, 2000s romantic comedy films, 2007 films, Interracial romance films, Films shot in Toronto and Films based on musicals based on films.
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Velma Von Tussle: Incredible! I could do a fan dance with a lettuce leaf and you would remain completely obtuse! Wilbur Turnblad: Obtuse? Velma Von Tussle: Yes, obtuse! Wilbur Turnblad: I flunked geometry... Velma Von Tussle: ...yes, and biology too, no doubt!