Hairspray quotes

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Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Director: Adam Shankman
Writer: Leslie Dixon (screenplay), John Waters, Mark O'Donnell (musical play), Thomas Meehan (musical play)
Production: New Line Cinema
Year: 2007
MetaScore: 81/100
ImdbRating: 6.6
BoxOffice: $118,823,091
Released: 20 Jul 2007
Awards: Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 21 wins & 41 nominations.

69 Clips & Quotes

So this is love - Hairspray 00:42 So this is love Patrick Henry's immortal last words - Hairspray 00:25 Patrick Henry's immortal last words I was just at home - Hairspray 01:04 I was just at home I am now a checkerboard chick - Hairspray 00:13 I am now a checkerboard chick Without that show I have nothing - Hairspray 00:20 Without that show I have nothing Your hair deflated - Hairspray 00:24 Your hair deflated You can't stop my happiness - Hairspray 00:45 You can't stop my happiness Don't let her hear you - Hairspray 01:01 Don't let her hear you If we get any more white people in here - Hairspray 00:20 If we get any more white people in here Livin' in the ghetto - Hairspray 00:51 Livin' in the ghetto Get home before your mother shoots you - Hairspray 00:15 Get home before your mother shoots you How dare you pick the same song - Hairspray 00:13 How dare you pick the same song Negro Day's the best - Hairspray 00:18 Negro Day's the best Who cares about sleep when you can snooze in school - Hairspray 00:28 Who cares about sleep when you can snooze in school Looks like y'all took a step outta bounds - Hairspray 01:02 Looks like y'all took a step outta bounds Hope I didn't dent your 'do - Hairspray 00:17 Hope I didn't dent your 'do I think they secretly liked you - Hairspray 00:13 I think they secretly liked you Miss Tracy Turnblad - Hairspray 01:16 Miss Tracy Turnblad This is America - Hairspray 00:24 This is America Come on up here - Hairspray 00:48 Come on up here My name is Mike - Hairspray 00:35 My name is Mike My mom's havin' a platter party tonight - Hairspray 00:57 My mom's havin' a platter party tonight That's why we have to steer them in the white direction - Hairspray 00:30 That's why we have to steer them in the white direction People who are different - Hairspray 00:16 People who are different The cops are looking for me everywhere - Hairspray 00:26 The cops are looking for me everywhere Might still hold some grudges - Hairspray 00:27 Might still hold some grudges Save your personal life for the camera - Hairspray 00:15 Save your personal life for the camera Not the jump rope - Hairspray 00:20 Not the jump rope You look like you could use a stiff one - Hairspray 00:15 You look like you could use a stiff one They do it all the time on  Lassie - Hairspray 00:27 They do it all the time on Lassie Bad girl who needs to be punished - Hairspray 00:14 Bad girl who needs to be punished The cries of people being mugged - Hairspray 00:14 The cries of people being mugged I risked communicable diseases - Hairspray 00:29 I risked communicable diseases Plastic little spastic - Hairspray 00:12 Plastic little spastic How could I ever - Hairspray 00:21 How could I ever Would you keep that racket down - Hairspray 00:17 Would you keep that racket down Please don't send my best friend to the big house - Hairspray 00:49 Please don't send my best friend to the big house Wait till your father gets out of prison - Hairspray 00:22 Wait till your father gets out of prison Darlin' you had best believe me - Hairspray 00:23 Darlin' you had best believe me Are you scared we're on live - Hairspray 00:37 Are you scared we're on live All the kids are battin' up their hair now - Hairspray 00:54 All the kids are battin' up their hair now Get out there and show them - Hairspray 00:13 Get out there and show them Isn't this where it's all heading anyway - Hairspray 00:25 Isn't this where it's all heading anyway Is that braised - Hairspray 00:23 Is that braised And it's never coming back - Hairspray 01:19 And it's never coming back I flunked geometry - Hairspray 00:30 I flunked geometry Let's just deal with it - Hairspray 00:39 Let's just deal with it But there's food - Hairspray 00:28 But there's food Or forever wish you had - Hairspray 00:12 Or forever wish you had Fighting whores for cigarettes - Hairspray 00:47 Fighting whores for cigarettes Penny Lou Pingleton - Hairspray 00:36 Penny Lou Pingleton I want that chubby Communist girl off my show - Hairspray 00:16 I want that chubby Communist girl off my show And it's totally not true about her and the entire football team - Hairspray 01:04 And it's totally not true about her and the entire football... You'll be on lists - Hairspray 00:32 You'll be on lists This heart only beats for size 60 - Hairspray 00:14 This heart only beats for size 60 No one is auditioning for anything in this household - Hairspray 01:06 No one is auditioning for anything in this household I'd know whose mother you were ANYWHERE - Hairspray 00:52 I'd know whose mother you were ANYWHERE You have to vote for a person - Hairspray 00:18 You have to vote for a person Hungry for something that I can't eat - Hairspray 00:52 Hungry for something that I can't eat Cause you can't stop the beat - Hairspray 01:40 Cause you can't stop the beat How can you taint a cancerous can of chemicals - Hairspray 00:16 How can you taint a cancerous can of chemicals I think knowing you is the start of a pretty big adventure - Hairspray 00:19 I think knowing you is the start of a pretty big adventure That's for sure - Hairspray 00:19 That's for sure You just disappear - Hairspray 00:18 You just disappear I hit the Mother Lode - Hairspray 00:11 I hit the Mother Lode It's whats right - Hairspray 00:21 It's whats right There's my shining star - Hairspray 01:02 There's my shining star That's the way you do it - Hairspray 00:12 That's the way you do it For stubborn hair - Hairspray 00:15 For stubborn hair

Cast

Edna Turnblad - John Travolta
Velma Von Tussle - Michelle Pfeiffer
Wilbur Turnblad - Christopher Walken
Penny Pingleton - Amanda Bynes
Corny Collins - James Marsden
Motormouth Maybelle - Queen Latifah
Amber Von Tussle - Brittany Snow
Link Larkin - Zac Efron
Seaweed - Elijah Kelley
Prudy Pingleton - Allison Janney
Tracy Turnblad - Nikki Blonsky
Little Inez - Tayla Parx
Miss Wimsey - Jayne Eastwood
Mr. Spritzer - Paul Dooley
Mr. Pinky - Jerry Stiller
Cameraman - Darren Frost
Flasher - John Waters
Teacher - Joe Parro
Cop Nick - Nick Loren
Link's Backup Singer (as Brian Hindle) - Bryan Hindle
Link's Backup Singer - Sheldon Smith
Link's Backup Singer / Teen - Greg Farkas
Police Chief - Bruce McFee
Male TV Reporter - Christian Hagen
News Anchorman - John Andersen
Cop at Protest - Neil Crone
Mr. Flak - George King
Science Geek Teacher - James Kirchner
Male Cop on TV - Brendan Wall
Police Sergeant at Protest - Ted Ludzik
Good Morning Baltimore Host - Ron Pardo
Good Morning Baltimore Hostess - Geri Hall
Stage Manager - Seth Howard
Talent Agent - Ricki Lake
Talent Agent - Adam Shankman
Talent Agent - Marc Shaiman
Talent Agent - Scott Wittman
Nurse (as Anne 'Mama' Fletcher') - Anne Fletcher
Driving Instructor - Joey Pizzi
Smoking Teacher (as Zach Woodlee) - Zachary Woodlee
Barking Dog - Walli Woo
Vicky - Corny Collins Council - Laura Edwards
Darla - Corny Collins Council - Becca Sweitzer
Brenda - Corny Collins Council - Cassie Silva
Noreen - Corny Collins Council - Tiffany Engen
Doreen - Corny Collins Council - Brooke Engen
Shelley - Corny Collins Council - Sarah Jayne Jensen
Tammy - Corny Collins Council - Hayley Podschun
Sketch - Corny Collins Council - Nick Baga
Brad - Corny Collins Council - Curtis Holbrook
Joey - Corny Collins Council - J.P. Ferreri
Mikey - Corny Collins Council - Spencer Liff
Fender - Corny Collins Council - Phillip Spaeth
Becky - Corny Collins Council - Tabitha Lupien
Lou Ann - Corny Collins Council - Kelly Fletcher
IQ - Corny Collins Council / Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Jesse Weafer
Bix - Corny Collins Council - Corey Gorewicz
Jesse - Corny Collins Council / Welcome to the 60's Dancer (as Joshua Feldman) - Josh Feldman
Paulie - Corny Collins Council / Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Everett Smith
Rhonda - Detention Kid - Ariel Reid
Hoo Hoo - Detention Kid - Whitney Brown
Tyrone - Detention Kid - Jason Dolphin
Duane - Detention Kid (as Anthony 'Kanec' Carr) - Anthony Carr
Jermaine - Detention Kid (as Christopher Andrew Robinson) - Chris Andrew Robinson
Janetta - Detention Kid - Sarah Francis
Pearl - Detention Kid - Starr Domingue
Little Mo - Detention Kid - Shawn Byfield
Skillet - Detention Kid - Shane Simpson
Stooie - Detention Kid - Jade Anderson
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Rhonda Roberts
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Jennifer Abbey
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Sherisse Springer
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Vanessa Cobham
Maybelle's Store Dancer (as Eboni Y. Nichols) - Eboni Nichols
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Holly Hyman
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Jamal Sims
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Damon Butler
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Stephen Boss
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Marc Spaulding
Dynamites - Arike Rice
Dynamites - Tanee McCall
Dynamites - Nadine Ellis
Record Hop Dancer - Reggie Jackson
Record Hop Dancer - Tramaine Montell Ford
Record Hop Dancer - Khetanya Henderson
Record Hop Dancer - Loriel Hennington
Record Hop Dancer - Daniel Dyer
Record Hop Dancer - Kristen Munro
Record Hop Dancer - Ingrid Gaynor
Record Hop Dancer - Stacey Martin
Good Morning Baltimore Dancer / Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Sal Scozzari
Good Morning Baltimore Dancer / Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Charles Seminerio
Auditionee - Alison Smyth
Auditionee - Christine Moore
Auditionee - Emily Andrews
Auditionee - Julianne Jackson
Auditionee - Laura Lawson
Auditionee - Melissa Leifer
Hairdresser - Janelle Hutchison
Hairdresser - Jenny Parsons
Hairdresser - Susan Henley
Record Store Owner - Nick Settimi
Mr. Pinky's Customer - Tiffany Green
Mr. Pinky's Customer - Rachael Dolan
Mr. Pinky's Customer - Kristina Uranowski
Mr. Pinky's Customer - Charlotte Szivak
Mr. Pinky's Customer - Deborah Overes
Mr. Pinky's Seamstress - Mary McCandless
Mr. Pinky's Cashier - Sharron Matthews
Gawky Kid - Jeffrey James
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Carla Guiliani
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Chantelle Leonardo
Welcome to the 60's Dancer (as Melissa Williams Schifanelli) - Melissa Williams
Welcome to the 60's Dancer (as Krystal Kiran Garib) - Krystal Kiran
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Jessica Dawson
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Sheri Godfrey
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Jessica Keeling
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Romina D'Ugo
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Julia Juhas
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Cindy Willems
Welcome to the 60's Dancer (as Faye Lynn Rauw) - Faye Rauw
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Niky Johnson
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Shannon Whelan
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Diana Coatsworth
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Keri Tkacz
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Krista Leis
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Sammy Rosen
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Stephen Findlay
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Mike Cota
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Dennis Lupien
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Serge Kushnier
Welcome to the 60's Dancer (as Austin DiIulio) - Austin Di Iulio
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Chad McFadden
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Ted Banfalvi
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Shaun Amyot
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Blaine Totten
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Glen Kerr
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Paul Gordon
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Gerard McIsaac
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Josh Epstein
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Derek Gilroy
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - A. Frank Ruffo
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Darcy Evans
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Marc Kimelman
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Larry Mannell
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Wally Michaels
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Matthew Caruso
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Lyne Tremblay
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Mary Pitt
Welcome to the 60's Dancer - Janice Luey
High School Student - Vincenzo Calvano
Maybelle's Store Dancer - Dondraico Johnson
Soundtrack - Katharine Leonard
Telephone Operator - David Webster
Janitor (as CJ) -