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John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, James Marsden View All


John Waters (Screenplay), Leslie Dixon (Screenplay), Adam Shankman (Director) View All

Release: Jul. 13th, 2007
Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.
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Although for the most part i hate musicals (aside from South Park). This was suprisingly good..
On the "Corny Collins show" there is a "Negro day", Velma hates it, and is very racist (as most people were in the 60s.) When Velma cancels "Negro day" all of the people on there protest, including Tracy.
Michelle Pfeiffer is perfection as the villianness of the piece, Velma Von Tussle, the manager of the TV station where The Corny Collins show is taped and Brittany Snow, who played the good girl in John Tucker Must Die proves she can be bad as Velma's daughter and Tracy's arch enemy,Amber.