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Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) [Blu-ray] (2007)

John Travolta , Michelle Pfeiffer , Adam Shankman  |  PG |  Blu-ray
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  • Actors: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden
  • Directors: Adam Shankman
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Anamorphic, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: New Line Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: November 20, 2007
  • Run Time: 117 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (565 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000WAGVHE
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #40,898 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Hairspray (Two-Disc Shake & Shimmy Edition) [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

Special Features


  • Sing along with the movie using the lyric track
  • Step-by-step dance instructions
  • Five deleted scenes, including Tracy's never-before-seen musical number "I Can Wait"
  • You Can't Stop the Beat: The Long Journey of Hairspray documentary
  • Hairspray Extensions: breaking down the dance scenes
  • The Roots of Hairspray: from Buddy Deane to Broadway

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It's rare that a movie captures the intensity and excitement of a live Broadway musical production while appealing to a broader movie-going audience, but the 2007 Hairspray is an energetic, powerfully moving film that does just that. A remake of the 1988 musical film Hairspray, the new Hairspray is a film adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical and features more likeable characters than the original film and an incredible energy that stems from a great cast, fabulous new music, and the influence of musical producer Craig Zadan. What remains constant throughout all three versions of Hairspray is the story's thought-provoking exploration of prejudice and racism. Set in Baltimore in 1962, the film opens with chubby girl Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) singing her heart out in a rendition of "Good Morning Baltimore" that, while admittedly a bit too long, sets the farcical tone for the film. Viewers quickly become immersed in Tracy's teenage world of popular television dance shows, big hair, the stigma of being different, and the first hesitant steps toward racial integration within a segregated world. The Corny Collins (James Marsden) television dance show is a teenage obsession in Tracy's world and Link Larkin (Zac Efron) is every girl's dream partner, so when a call for auditions goes out, Tracy skips school to try out, but is rejected by station manager Velma von Tussle (Michelle Pfeiffer) because of her large size and the threat of competition for Velma's own daughter Amber (Brittany Snow). Perseverance and the support of her friend Penny (Amanda Bynes), father Wilbur (Christopher Walken), and negro dancer Seaweed (Elijah Kelley) lead Tracy to the spotlight and the chance of a lifetime, but more and more Tracy discovers that fairness and equality for those who are different does not come without a fight and that sacrifices must be made to effect change. While the message is serious, Hairspray is first and foremost a comedy with stellar performances by John Travolta as Edna Turnblad (who ever imagined Saturday Night Fever's iconic star would appear onscreen as a woman?), Christopher Walken, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Part of what makes Hairspray so powerful is the exceptional music composed by Marc Shaiman, including songs newly composed for the movie like "Ladies' Choice," "The New Girl in Town," and "Come So Far," and the awesome vocal talents of Queen Latifah (Motormouth Maybelle) and a cast of heretofore musically-unknown actors like Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, and Brittany Snow who really can sing. Notable trivia includes Jerry Stiller's appearance in both versions of the film (as Wilbur in the 1988 film and as Mr. Pinky in this 2007 rendition), and a cameo appearance by 1988 director and screenplay writer John Waters. Hairspray is one of the best films of the year--it's powerfully moving entertainment that leaves you energized and motivated to fight for what you believe in. --Tami Horiuchi

Product Description

It's 1962, and change is in the air in Baltimore. Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" and is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can the trendsetting Tracy win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she believes in, despite the program's scheming stage manager? All she needs is her best friend Penny, a toe- tappin' beat - and a little HAIRSPRAY!

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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
This is the sort of brassy, candy-coated musical to which you either give yourself entirely or not at all because there is little room in between. First, there was the edgy 1988 John Waters comedy followed years later by the sunnier 2002 Broadway musical version. I thoroughly enjoyed the elaborate stage version thanks mainly to Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's ebullient music and sharp lyrics and stellar performances from Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur as a most unlikely mother and daughter in 1962 Baltimore. That most of that high-kicking, watusi-gyrating spirit remains intact is quite an accomplishment for director Adam Shankman, whose previous track record consists of mediocre studio comedies. Adapting Mark O'Donnell's stage book, screenwriter Leslie Dixon seems equally unlikely of pulling it off. Yet, somehow they do and even bring a deeper sense of gravitas than the previous incarnations with the heavier elements of racism and segregation. Starting out his career as a dancer and choreographer, Shankman provides the energetic, in-your-face choreography that is appropriately applied here.

The story centers on Tracy Turnblad, a genuinely optimistic teenager, a bouncing bundle of energy obsessed with the local Corny Collins dance show. Living in a working-class neighborhood with her agoraphobic, self-consciously plus-sized mother Edna and her congenial, novelty store-owner father Wilbur, Tracy only wants to dance on Corny's show. Standing in her way is the malevolent Velma Von Tussle, an aging beauty who owns the TV station, and her equally venal daughter Amber.
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59 of 66 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Never Goes Limp July 20, 2007
`Hairspray' is a non-stop, exhilarating song and dance extravaganza. This exuberant remake of the John Waters' musical is funny, fast, and fabulous. Adam Shankman's direction is appropriately lilting in the right measure, but balanced with social commentary highlights. Unlike 'Dreamgirls,' there are no Oscar worthy performances, but the production is so fun there doesn't have to be. The entertainment is winning on every level, and, as for the songs, it never goes limp.

Once again we are transported to the early sixties in Baltimore, where flannel is uniform, Blacks and Whites are segregated, and beehives are in fashion. The plot is fairly simple: Overweight teen Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) wants to break the mold on her favorite TV program "The Corny Collins Show" (an "American Bandstand"-like feature) while discovering a more urgent need to end segregation on a show that only sometimes features "Negro Night". She gets her big break when teen singing sensation, Link Larkin (Zac Efron) makes advances that bring her to the stage floor. In the meantime, her success is challenged by the show's program manager, (played with overbearing skill by Michelle Pfeiffer) and her daughter, Amber, the show's reigning "Miss Teenage Hairspray," a nasty nemesis . Joining forces with her Afro-American friends, especially Motormouth Maybelle (Queen Latifah) and dancer Seaweed (Elijah Kelly), she works for equal time on the dance floor.

`Hairspray' is set as perfect entertainment. John Travolta provides likable loopiness as Nikki's mother while he dances and cross-dresses his way into our hearts. The villains are nasty enough, and the sweetness pervades even amongst important demonstrations on key social issues. When it all comes down to balance, 'Hairspray' fills the bill.
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339 of 417 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not sure why this isn't part of the description October 23, 2007
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Information below was found on another site - I hope it's accurate. If Amazon wants to add this to the description and delete this comment it's fine with me.

Single-Disc Edition:

* 16×9 widescreen version of the film or 4×3 fullscreen version of the film
* English Dolby Digital 5.1 EX Surround Sound
* English & Spanish subtitles
* Closed captions

Two-Disc "Shake and Shimmy" Edition:

* "Behind the Beat" picture-in-picture option allowing viewers to watch behind-the-scenes footage and on-screen commentary concurrently with the running feature (HD Exclusive)
* All new musical number, "I Can Wait"
* Feature-length audio commentary from director and choreographer Adam Shankman, star Nikki Blonsky and producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
* Deleted scenes with audio commentary from director and choreographer Adam Shankman and star Nikki Blonsky
* "You Can't Stop the Beat: The Long Journey of Hairspray" documentary
* "Step By Step: The Dances of Hairspray" featurette offering how-to dance instruction
* "Hairspray Extensions" featurette, giving viewers dance breakdowns
* Jump to a song with optional sing-along feature
* "The Roots of Hairspray" featurette
* Interactive menus
* Theatrical trailer
* 16×9 widescreen version of the film
* English 2.0 Stereo Surround
* English Dolby Digital 5.1 EX (on feature, deleted scenes and interactive menus)
* English & Spanish subtitles
* Closed captions
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4.0 out of 5 stars Perhaps not as good as the Broadway play
Perhaps not as good as the Broadway play, this is still a good movie. The main actress is adorable, and the famous actors do well. Some of them do really well. Read more
Published 4 hours ago by M. Oja
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this movie
Love this movie! Just watched it for the first time with my grandkids a lil over a year ago and they loved it too. Read more
Published 4 days ago by Cindy L.
5.0 out of 5 stars A great Musical
A wonderful musical that speaks highly of equality
Published 4 days ago by Dawn Chandler dawnchandler(dot)net
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
You just gotta love John Travolta in this movie. The supporting cast is wonderful. It is a happy musical.
Published 5 days ago by D. D Davies
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Keeps grandkids entertained with this musical
Published 10 days ago by yolanda rodriguez
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Is wonderful to see John Travolta on this Movie I loved
Published 10 days ago by Nucita
5.0 out of 5 stars hairspray blu ray came gets 5 stars because of all the special...
I didn't really care to much for this movie until i watched it with my brother. Because he has it on DVD and he even has the soundtrack to it. Read more
Published 10 days ago by thomas henry
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Recommended
Published 11 days ago by Ronald Lighthall
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
Love this movie!
Published 13 days ago by Sylvia
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun!
Great fun! Loved every minute. The play is a bit better though.....
Published 14 days ago by iReview
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Why the hell isn't this movie's lead on the movie box cover?
Gotta agree with you there. But I'm sure the decision was made to feature the "stars" who are already famous even though some of them have far less screen time than the main character anyway. I guess it boils down to people seeing who they recognize to get them to pick up the movie. At... Read More
Nov 17, 2007 by MGoldie |  See all 11 posts
contains different not so new features
So this one sold here in Amazon has those stuff?
Feb 9, 2013 by Christian Dacanay |  See all 2 posts
EEEEK!
Yes! The dancing alone is worth the movie.
Dec 30, 2007 by Belly Laugh |  See all 2 posts
What are the special features???????
"Behind the Beat" picture-in-picture option allowing viewers to watch behind-the-scenes footage and on-screen commentary concurrently with the running feature (HD Exclusive)
* All new musical number, "I Can Wait"
* Feature-length audio commentary from director and... Read More
Nov 24, 2007 by SMB |  See all 7 posts
DVD Won't Play?
The same happened to me. I bought the Shake and Shimmy Edition. I have a DVD recorder in my room and a PlayStation 2. I usually watch my movies on my DVD recorder and use the PS2 for games. I put in in my DVD recorder and it came up and said bad disc. I ejected it and put it in again. The... Read More
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